Senior Family Law Associate Attorney
The Bolton Law Firm, PC
The Woodlands, TX US
Posted ago
The Bolton Law Firm, PC

The Bolton Law Firm guides clients through divorce and towards a better life. Our law firm is growing and we are looking for a senior associate attorney with extensive experience in family law. You should be confident in the courtroom. Clients should instantly sense your extensive understanding of family law and feel comfortable trusting you to handle all the details of their complex property division and child custody disputes for them. We are seeking an experienced associate who zealously protects clients' interests while assisting clients in remaining focused on their priorities. The right candidate will avoid unnecessary squabbles that inflame the situation without benefitting clients or the children impacted by divorce. You should be empathic, professional, and comfortable delegating to our highly trained family law support staff. 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
  • Represent clients in court proceedings as needed
  • Create legal documents such as pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, contracts, judgements and orders for a high volume of cases
  • Organize and maintain client files to ensure they are kept current
  • Advocate on behalf of clients by understanding their needs, effectively analyzing the situation and forming a strategy for a plan of action
  • Handle the division of marital assets, including real estate, during divorce proceedings as needed
Qualifications
  • 4-year degree with a legal background and J.D. degree are necessary for this position
  • Great negotiation and communication skills, particularly in stressful and emotional situations

  • A minimum of five years experience in Texas family law.
  • We represent great parents. You must be equally comfortable advocating for custody for a man or a woman.
  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Texas State Bar strongly preferred.

Compensation
$80,000 - $110,000 yearly
About The Bolton Law Firm, PC

We guide people through their divorce and towards a better life. We are a team of highly dedicated legal professionals who enjoy helping individuals through their family crises. We are a small, close-knit firm and we all enjoy working together. Divorce law is an opportunity to help people in one of the great crises of their lives. We care deeply about the outcomes we achieve for our clients, and for the children involved in our case.

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