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Associate Attorney - Family Lawyer

Company name
McIlveen Family Law Firm

5 yrs required

Raleigh, NC, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Jul 16, 2021

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The McIlveen Family Law Firm is now hiring an Associate Attorney with 5+ years of experience. We are looking for a motivated Attorney with exceptional negotiation, research, and communication skills. The Attorney will develop relationships with clients as they establish legal needs, provide counsel, help them understand their legal options, and represent them in court and negotiations. You will also conduct research, prepare legal documents, and perform other duties to ensure that clients receive the best and most cost-effective legal solutions. 

To succeed as an Attorney, you should be knowledgeable, attentive, and proactive. You should also be an excellent communicator, negotiator, public speaker, and problem solver.


  • Licensed in NC
  • Graduation from accredited law school
  • Excellent academic record
  • First chair trial experience
  • Family law experience

Job Duties:

  • Advise clients regarding ongoing litigation or explain legal issues they might be facing or have concerns about.
  • Research the details and evidence involved in cases, such as police reports, DSS reports, or pleadings previously filed in a case, as well as applicable law.
  • Interpret case law and decisions handed down by other applicable courts. This can involve analyzing the effects of a good many factors that might have been involved in other cases.
  • Develop case strategies, such as trying to resolve cases early and cost-effectively for his clients rather than go to trial.
  • Prepare pleadings and other documents, such as separation agreements, deeds, and wills.
  • Appear in court before a judge to orally argue for a client's rights and best interests.
  • Represent family law clients in mediation, hearings, and court.
  • Building relationships with clients based on trust.
  • Negotiate and settle cases.
  • Consult with potential clients.
  • Business development.

The billable requirement is 1500 hours a year. The attorney has a great deal of control over their income. A successful Associate Attorney with 5 years of family law experience at our firm who wants to work the hours can easily earn six figures.


  • Training
  • 401K match
  • BCBS health and dental insurance
  • FSA health plan
  • FSA child care plan
  • Paid bar dues
  • Paid bar association dues
  • Paid CLE fees
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Uber ride credit

See our website at to learn more about our Firm, our values, and how we work.

Company info

McIlveen Family Law Firm

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