If you are interested in applying for this position, please read the instructions at the end of this posting and follow all instructions explicitly. Applications that do not follow instructions will not be considered. We are looking for an attorney who has a passion for helping people who are dealing with two of the most difficult situations in life: divorce and death. While this proposition may sound grim, hundreds of people in our city experience these realities on a daily basis. One of the most rewarding parts of practicing law involves truly making a difference for clients who are at their lowest point possible and being their guide to a brand-new life. The ideal candidate will be committed to helping our clients through the divorce process and navigating them through the probate process after the death of a loved one. We’re looking for an attorney who can hit the ground running to give our clients outstanding representation. You need to have compassion and the ability to build relationships with your clients, know your way around a courtroom, and most importantly, enjoy going to court.
Salary is commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable. The compensation package includes base, salary plus bonus compensation for production and performance. We offer benefits including health insurance and paid time off. We pay for continuing legal education, bar dues, and some approved voluntary bar memberships.
Prepare a cover letter that explains what you believe are the 3 most important qualities for an attorney working with individuals going through a divorce or the 3 most important qualities or values for an attorney working with clients dealing with the death of a loved one. Please include your desired compensation range. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.”
Douglass & Runger is a growing, small law firm servicing clients primarily in the areas of family law and probate law. We help our family law clients navigate the divorce process by protecting the things most important to them: the well being of their minor children and their personal assets, and we provide our probate clients peace of mind after the death of a loved one by navigating them through the probate process. We maintain a family like environment for not only our clients, but also our attorneys and staff and are protective of our in-office culture. We provide our clients the security of knowing that they have a law firm that will support them through difficult life obstacles they face no matter what!