Family Law Associate Attorney
Laura D. Heard Law Firm, Inc
San Antonio, TX US
Posted ago
Laura D. Heard Law Firm, Inc

Our busy law firm is growing and we are looking for talent that works hard to represent our clients well. The prime candidate will work seamlessly with both the founding partner as well as administrative staff in an effort to effectively serve our clients. If you have excellent research and writing skills, can easily use today’s technology and communicate effectively across all levels, we would love to connect!

We are a small, established law firm with high standards and an excellent reputation. We are seeking an Experienced Associate Attorney who can provide quality legal services to our large, diverse client base in the areas of family law, estate planning, and probate. We are looking for a leader who wants the thrill of managing a litigation caseload from beginning to end without being micro-managed. If you desire to be a litigator and get real trial experience, this is the way to do it. This position can be partially hybrid. We serve clients who are hurting from broken relationships, and the lawyer must be willing to listen patiently and really care about people. Family law isn't for everyone, but it is rewarding to know that you are making a difference in people's lives and futures. There are many law firms in San Antonio, but ours has a vision and a culture that is second to none.

Compensation: Up to $95,000 with all bonuses

Responsibilities
  • Determine case strategies and solutions to serve clients’ needs after analysis
  • Conduct research and draft pleadings, briefs, and motions
  • Preside over paralegals, administrative assistants in connection with keeping track of time records, reviewing client billing, setting up client meetings and completing client projects
  • Oversee paralegals, law clerks, and administrative staff
  • Argue motions in court on behalf of clients during legal proceedings
  • Counsel clients by assessing options and determining the best course of action for a successful outcome

  • Ability to perform efficiently and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Represent clients as lead counsel in mediations and trials

Qualifications
  • Work independently while handling a heavy caseload
  • Successful completion of accredited law school with Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree with 2 years of related experience
  • Jobseekers should be a member of their local bar association - active member preferred Association
  • Decision-making, public speaking, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, and communication skills are a must

  • Required J.D. degree, attorney licensed by the State Bar of Texas, with at least 3 years family law experience

Compensation
$95,000 max
About Laura D. Heard Law Firm, Inc

Laura D. Heard Law Firm Inc. is an established, rapidly-growing woman-owned law firm in San Antonio, Texas. We handle divorces involving professionals, family-owned businesses, custody matters, adoptions, probate cases, and estate planning. We seek to make a positive difference by protecting those who have lost a loved one by death or divorce, and thereby we show God’s love to the world. We take seriously the Biblical instruction to offer comfort and fight for justice to widows and orphans, which is the essence of probate and family law. The Firm’s core mission and motto are as follows: “We are changing the world, one family at a time. Justice Flows from Truth, Compassion, Wisdom & Persistence.”

Laura D. Heard and her team have a commitment to providing concierge-level legal services to their clients. We take pride in producing excellent work with a smile. We treat our clients, opposing counsel and each other with professionalism and respect.

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