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Associate Attorney

Company name
Hire Breakthrough

Location
Cherry Hill, NJ, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Aug 01, 2022

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JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Associate Attorney

COMPANY: The Law Offices of Lakisha Dean, LLC

REPORTING TO: Founder & CEO, Lakisha N. Dean Esquire

STATUS: Full-time Employee; Monday-Friday

SALARY: $75,000-$80,000 annually

LOCATION: Remote/Virtual & up to twice per a week In-Person,US only.

In person court appearances may be required.

TENTATIVE START DATE: As soon as possible

 

WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

We are a Law Firm that handles Divorce and Family Law Matters including Alimony, Child Support, Custody, Visitation (Parenting Time), Equitable Distribution, Domestic Violence and Adoption Matters.

Our mission is to empower clients and allow their voices to be heard in the courtroom.

 

Our focus is driven more by a holistic approach of meeting the clients' needs while fighting for the best results possible. We provide legal advice and support to parents who need help overcoming the issues of divorce, custody and parenting time.

 

Our goal is to provide a level of support necessary to allow parents the ability to show up and be fully present for their families.

 

WHO YOU’LL WORK WITH

 

This is a full time role that reports directly to the Founder and CEO, Lakisha.

Lakisha Dean is a former prosecutor turned family law attorney in private practice for more than 10 years. She has a personal story of triumph which fuels her passion to be a compassionate legal advocate. She’s one who strives for a holistic solution to the situation, rather than just a legal one. She’s currently admitted to practice law in New Jersey, but has also passed the New York and Pennsylvania bars. The first in her family to complete college, she’s a proud graduate of Columbia University and Temple Law School.

As the founder of a thriving law practice, a wife, and a mother of two wonderful children, she knows the importance her own well-being plays in having a healthy family and successful business. She is certified in Reiki and practices (Hot) Yoga.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are searching for a tenacious, insightful and passionate Associate Attorney to assist with managing a diverse portfolio of cases. The Associate Attorney’s responsibilities include meeting with clients to ascertain their needs, choosing the most appropriate course of action, and representing clients’ interests at meetings and in court.

 

THE ROLE IS PERFECT FOR YOU IF:

  • You must have a license to practice in New Jersey.
  • You have at least 1-2 years of experience in Family Law (ideal).
  • You have prior Criminal or civil law experience, Personal injury and Immigration correlating experience.
  • You have a Juris Doctor.
  • You have Litigation experience and you must be comfortable in court.
  • You know how to handle yourself in front of a judge.
  • You know how to balance work and personal life.
  • You have a high level of Integrity.
  • You know how to manage a client's expectations.
  • You are Patient.
  • You are willing to listen.
  • You easily connect with people.
  • You have strong legal knowledge.
  • You have strong organizational skills.
  • Working independently and collaborating with others comes easy to you.
  • You have exceptional decision-making skills.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have intermediate accounting skills.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting motions and certifications for clients.
  • Consulting with clients to ascertain the details and merits of each case.
  • Ensuring that data obtained during interactions with clients remain confidential and are stored securely.
  • Drafting legal texts, including, but not limited to, reports, motions, agreements, certifications, , and appeals.
  • Conducting legal research.
  • Representing clients at meetings, hearings and trials.
  • Filing any motions, memorandum of law for all the cases.
  • Timely and accurate billing related to the case.
  • Analyzing conflicts in legal matters and advising clients on solutions.
  • Participate in any networking and workshops.
  • Continuing Legal Education to widen knowledge.
  • Contribute to firm development and growth via client recruitment projects, social media, etc.

 

BENEFITS

  • Profit Share after 9 months
  • 3 weeks of vacation annually
  • Work for Home; come in twice per week
  • Sick and Personal Leave credits
  • 40lK
  • Professional Development Stipend

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If you’ve read through this description and you think this may be the right fit for you -- now it’s time to take action and apply!

 

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