Associate Family Law Attorney
The Murphy Law FirmThe Murphy Law Firm is looking to add an experienced full-time Attorney licensed in Maryland. The Associate Attorney will have primary responsibility for matters and will generally work collaboratively with the managing attorney in family, criminal, and personal injury matters.It is our goal to continue the firm's motto and mission of being personable, passionate, and persistent and we need an attorney who not only understands those pillars but wants to work hard to ensure that clients get through extremely emotional and tolling points in their lives.Note: Please include a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the Mid-Level Associate Attorney position, your resume, a legal writing sample (not to exceed 10 pages), an unofficial copy of your law school transcript, and contact information for three references. Please research the Law Firm and Managing Partner prior to applying to this position.ResponsibilitiesWork closely with paralegals and senior partners to ensure swift action through the civil litigation processKeep client files properly organized and up to dateAdvocate on behalf of clients by understanding their needs, effectively analyzing the situation, and forming a strategy for a plan of actionRepresent clients in court proceedings as neededManage the division of marital assets, including real estate, during divorce proceedings when neededDevelop a strategic approach and provide leadership and direction to paralegals and legal assistantsManage full case handling responsibilities from inception through resolutionConduct legal research and prepare memoranda on issues relating to ongoing or potential casesDraft and review initial pleadings, motions, briefs, and other pleadingsAppear in Court to represent clientsPrepare clients and cases for trialAdvise staff on legal matters and interpret lawsInteract with clients and work with expertsCultivate relationships with the firm's existing and future clientsQualificationsMust have at least three years of Family Law litigation experience (This is non-negotiable)Excellent writing and oral communication skillsStrong interpersonal skillsEfficient time managementCritical thinkingMultitasking abilitiesSkilled in negotiation, and persuasion techniquesPreferred Qualifications:Criminal and/or Personal Injury law experience - highly desiredMyCase (case management system) experience - highly desiredCompensation $90,000 - $110,000 yearly About The Murphy Law FirmThe Murphy Law Firm takes on primarily family, criminal, and personal injury law matters, which include matters involving drug possession, DUI/DWI, traffic citations, handgun charges, divorce, child visitation, child support, alimony, domestic violence, custody, and car accidents.Angel Murphy, Esq. is the Founding and Managing Attorney of The Murphy Law Firm, LLC. As a licensed Maryland and District of Columbia attorney and passionate advocate, Angel takes a personal approach to lawyering by devising a creative legal strategy for each client and for each case. Angel enjoys helping her clients face and overcome their legal challenges. She identifies with her clients and will work tirelessly to ensure that they are treated fairly in the courtroom and that their case gets the best possible outcome.