Junior Attorney
The Edwards Law Group
Atlanta, GA US
Posted ago
The Edwards Law Group

Tired of being stagnant in your position? Not being treated with respect at your job? Ready to help families find they're happily ever after? Not afraid of hard work and ready to join a team that will help you grow and flex your legal knowledge? Our law firm has a full-time associate attorney position available now and we’re looking for the right professional to join our team. You will have the opportunity to learn from senior associates and litigation associates on legal issues and will provide legal counsel to existing clients. You’ll also be responsible for performing legal research, drafting documents, and keeping client files up to date. You WILL have the opportunity to chart the course for your own cases as first chair once you show us that you're ready! If you’ve successfully completed law school, passed the state bar exam, with at least two years of legal experience, AT LEAST ONE IN FAMILY LAW, and are seeking a full-time opportunity to practice law with plenty of room for growth, start your application today!

Responsibilities
  • Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, briefs, affidavits, motions, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
  • Review client issues on legal matters, analyze available options, and diligently work to determine the best course of action
  • Collaborate with clients and senior associates and other staff to move cases toward resolution efficiently
  • Perform legal research, prepare for and attend hearings or other legal proceedings, and give general counsel under the supervision of senior associate attorneys
Qualifications
  • Ability to work with senior attorneys to best serve client needs and grow our client base
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree required from an accredited law school
  • Candidates must have passed the bar exam
  • Solid communication skills and problem-solving skills required in order to work with clients, staff members and senior attorneys
  • Active membership with the American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Family Law Experience

Compensation
$65,000 - $75,000 yearly
About The Edwards Law Group

We are a small law firm in Atlanta with two attorneys (including our leader and founder) and 4 committed and dedicated support staff and more on the way! We are a family law firm. It’s all we do...and we do it well. 

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