Senior Attorney
Phillips Lanier, PLLC
Miami, FL US
Posted ago
Phillips Lanier, PLLC

We are a small and modern firm in downtown Miami, Florida looking for a senior family law attorney with at least 10+ years of experience. To be a key player on our team, you must be dedicated to excellence and hard work. 

The senior attorney will be able to handle all aspects of family law litigation — from the inception of filing a case to closing it out completely. Everyone in our firm works together in a collaborative and cohesive way because we care about clients and want to help them as efficiently as possible. The senior attorney needs to have courtroom experience, the ability to manage clients going through a stressful time, and manage an existing caseload along with other staff members. When our clients call us, many of them are experiencing some of the most difficult times of their lives. We need an attorney who is compassionate and thoughtful yet detail-oriented and strong. This senior attorney needs to be available to help other team members with any questions and difficulties they may have in assisting the team and with closing out all of our family law cases.  


  • Preparing and reviewing Petitions for Dissolution of Marriage, Paternity, Support, Marital Settlement Agreements, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements, and various motions
  • Negotiating with other attorneys and preparing discovery requests and taking depositions
  • Reviewing discovery and preparing cases for trial; Handling client strategy sessions
  • Meeting with experts and preparing discovery for mediation and trial, and Attending mediations and evidentiary hearings and trials as lead counsel


  • Conveys confidence in the person and on the phone
  • Shows empathy to clients and puts them at ease during their difficult time
  • Treats a call at 4:30 on Friday with the same care and compassion as one on Monday morning
  • Demonstrates exceptional communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database entry
  • Inbound sales experience is a plus
  • A go-getter with a strong work ethic

This position is more than a job for the right person; it’s a career. Salary is commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable. If this sounds like a good fit for you, you will need to complete a two-step process in order to be considered. If both steps are not completed, you will not get a response from our hiring team.

Step #1: Please provide us with your current resume

Step #2: Write a few paragraphs describing why you’re the person we’re looking for to fill this exciting position

$140,000 yearly
About Phillips Lanier, PLLC

We are an entrepreneurial, modern family and real estate law firm on track for aggressive growth. We provide a comprehensive list of real estate and family laws services to our many valued clients. We love to help people learn and grow, not only within our firm but also as we take pride in building strong relationships with our clients and community. Learn more about our practice areas and services by visiting us on the web at

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