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Family Law Attorney

Company: Jay Goodman and Associates Law Firm
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Full-Time, Part-Time Family Law Attorney

The successful applicant for this role will assist our clients in navigating the sensitive legal issues of family law, including adoptions, paternity, divorce, guardianships, child custody, visitation, child support, and domestic violence. Relatedly, the applicant should be familiar with prenuptial agreements, alimony, spousal support, division of retirement assets, child support, and real estate. The applicant should be able to effectively negotiate and/or mediate or litigate disputed cases. If you are driven by an opportunity to help people during one of the toughest times in their lives and have a proven track record of success, apply now!

This position is an in-office and hybrid model and can be full-time or part-time.

Benefits include:



--- Health insurance
--- Paid time off
--- Retirement Plan Benefits
--- Bonuses
--- Flexible work schedule
--- Paid self-care days and/or time off for family, and healthcare

Responsibilities:
--- Candidate must be licensed in New Mexico and in good standing with over 4 years of experience
--- Prepare legal documents such as legal pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, contracts, judgments, and orders
--- Help solve legal problems for clients by analyzing the situation, understanding their needs, and creating a tactical and strategic plan of action
--- Divide marital assets, including real estate, when necessary during divorce proceedings
--- Communicate with senior attorneys and legal assistants to effectively move through the civil litigation process
--- Attend court proceedings as needed to represent clients
--- Organize and maintain client files to ensure they are kept current
--- Strong organizational, problem-solving, writing, research, computer, and litigation experience required
--- Candidates must be able to enter time into a time-keeping system contemporaneously with service delivery

Qualifications:
Attorney Requirements and Qualifications:
--- License to practice law in the State of New Mexico
--- Excellent discovery skills
--- Litigating experience
--- Analytical skills
--- Written and verbal communication skills

Additionally, ideal applicants will have the following skills and attitudes:
--- Excellent communication and negotiation skills, especially in highly stressful and emotional situations
--- Excellent writing and research skills
--- Independent Solution orientated focus
--- Ability to work in a very laid-back atmosphere while remaining to the highest professional standards
--- Ability to work in a vibrant growth-orientated firm
--- Must be punctual and reliable
--- Real-time competency with Rocket Matter or other electronic scheduling and time-keeping systems

About Company:
About Jay Goodman and Associate Law Firm PC



Jay Goodman and Associates Law Firm, P.C., takes a comprehensive approach to legal matters and is dedicated to client empowerment. We use specific tools to ensure that every client is provided with a project blueprint. This gives a clearly stated, up-front picture of the legal matter with options and choices. With offices located in Santa Fe and in Albuquerque, Jay Goodman and Associates is large enough to provide a full array of legal services, yet small enough to provide individualized attention to every detail of legal matters entrusted to us. Jay Goodman and Associates attorneys have the education, legal and personal experience to address the most challenging legal matters.

Keywords: Jay Goodman and Associates Law Firm, Santa Fe , Family Law Attorney, Legal , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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