Family Law Attorney
Melissa Pearce & Associates, PLC
Novi, MI US
Posted ago
Melissa Pearce & Associates, PLC
Our law group is growing and we are looking for a sharp family attorney who will zealously represent our clients in all areas of family law. You’ll assist individuals in a variety of situations such as navigating prenuptial agreements and attending court hearings for divorce, alimony/spousal support, and child support. The prime candidate will have experience with a range of sensitive legal issues such as child abuse, child custody, and domestic violence, and be able to maintain composure, negotiate, and argue effectively even in emotional and high-stress situations. If you are passionate about helping people navigate some of the most difficult challenges they may face in their lives, start your application today
Responsibilities
  • Keep client files properly organized and up to date
  • Communicate with senior partners and paralegals to effectively move through the civil litigation process
  • Assist clients effectively by understanding their needs analyzing the situation then strategizing and deciding on a proper course of action
  • Manage the division of marital assets, including real estate, during divorce proceedings when needed
  • Represent clients in court proceedings as needed

  • Draft pleadings, motions, contracts, marital settlement agreements, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases.

Qualifications
  • 4-year degree with a legal background and J.D. degree are necessary for this position
  • Must have worked on family law issues for at least 1-2 years; handling of real estate also required
  • Candidates should be great negotiators and communicators, specifically in situations when emotions and stress are high
  • Proven record of success in advocating for plaintiffs and defendants
  • Previous criminal justice or other legal background preferred

  • Member in good standing and actively involved with the SBM (State Bar of Michigan)

Compensation
$72,000 - $91,000 yearly
About Melissa Pearce & Associates, PLC

While working as a team with our clients, we strengthen our communities by changing the way parents redefine their family so that children are emotionally strong and develop stronger relationships with both parents. In our firm, families come first for our staff and our clients. If you value the importance of family, please apply.

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