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Associate Attorney
JC Law Fairfax, VA

Associate Attorney

JC Law
Fairfax, VA
  • $110,000 to $130,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Associate Attorney – Domestic & Criminal
Fairfax, VA

JC Law is the largest family law practice in the state of Maryland and expanding into the mid-Atlantic region. Established in 1992, the firm has grown in both size and capability into its current leadership position amongst some of the nation’s top family law firms.

We are in the business of perfecting the art of practicing law. Our unique approach to litigation, client relationships, and business management is fully encapsulated in what we call The Perfect Client Lifecycle. This ethos is the philosophical foundation of what we strive to do, as well as the operational roadmap that guides how we practice law daily.

We are rapidly expanding our footprint. Our success over previous years has created an unprecedented opportunity to grow our firm in terms of employees, clients served, and geographic influence. We are in the midst of a multi-year, multi-state, and multi-city growth plan. Talent will be the fuel that powers this rapid expansion across the region as we launch multiple new offices over the coming years.

We are Entrepreneurial Litigators. Our experienced leadership team, a talented workforce of legal professionals, and our unique approach to the business of law have established our reputation as a best-in-class family, civil, and criminal litigation firm. This is where litigators learn to be litigators.

We compete for talent! We know the talent we are seeking to hire have options and are discerning about where they choose to work. We strive to be the employer of choice for top talent in the family, civil and criminal arenas. Our approach to attracting the best lawyers and supporting staff is simple: Provide a strongly competitive compensation package and pair it with a benefits package to take care of your health and retirement needs. Finally, we offer accelerated advancement and development opportunities all while providing you with a network of support to do your best work and achieve your career goals.

Your role:
We are seeking to add an Associate Attorney to our rapidly expanding practice. We are seeking a unique individual with a passion for litigation and the ability to manage both domestic and criminal cases skillfully. You will support our clients in a variety of family matters such as divorce proceedings, custody filings, adoptions, visitation rights, and others. Criminal casework encompasses defense proceedings, negotiating plea deals, conducting legal research, drafting motions and appeals, and preparing defense strategies.

Your responsibilities:

  • Collaborating within the sales cycle by consulting with prospective clients weekly
  • Working with the in-house financial team to forecast client billings
  • Providing representation of clients in court and through legal proceedings
  • Mentoring and developing your assigned and legal support team
  • Participating in JC Law’s Perfect Client Lifecycle development program
  • Managing a regular schedule of hearings and court appearances


Your background:
We believe results count for more than years of experience. If you prove to be capable of delivering value for your clients and the firm, there is no restriction on how high or how fast you can rise.

  • Licensed to practice law in Virginia (a plus if you are barred federally or in other states we have offices)
  • Experience with litigating civil or criminal cases
  • Organized - able to effectively manage time and multi-task competing priorities
  • Proficient at drafting legal documents such as motions, briefs, sentencing, investigation memos, and appeals
  • Skilled in conducting legal research, analyzing evidence, and preparing defense strategies
  • Comfortable representing clients in court proceedings, including arraignments, hearings, and trials
  • Collaboration with investigators, experts, and other legal professionals to build strong defense cases
  • Committed to upholding ethical standards and advocating zealously for clients' rights throughout the legal process.
  • Knowledgeable in family law areas including childcare, paternity, adoption, domestic violence, financial settlements, etc.
    • Adept at drafting custody agreements, wills, divorces, annulments, pre-nuptial agreements, child custody/support, visitation rights, and others
  • Knowledgeable in criminal law areas including but not limited to, assault, theft, drug offenses, white-collar crimes
    • Familiarity with criminal statutory and procedural guidelines

What we offer:
We understand that the talent market is competitive. We want candidates to see us as the employer of choice based on our value proposition composed of compensation, resources, and benefits.

Compensation:

  • The base salary range for this role is $100,000-$125,000 annually (commensurate with ability)
  • Potential to earn annual bonus and weekly commissions in addition to base salary
  • Opportunity to achieve partnership in as little as 5 years depending on value creation
  • Periodic compensation reviews & subsequent pay raises when deliverables are met
  • Rapid promotion for motivated employees to advance and take on more responsibility

Resources:

  • Each attorney has a dedicated support team of paralegals, clerks, and discovery specialists
  • An education & training curriculum that exceeds industry standards
  • Consistent new client flow via an in-house sales & marketing team to support billable hours

Benefits:

  • Full medical, dental, and vision healthcare plans including an HSA option
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for individual employees (Blue Cross/Blue Shield)
  • 401K retirement plan with automatic 1.5% equity share
  • Two weeks of PTO and one week of sick time, with the ability to roll over unused PTO from year to year
  • Flexibility to work remotely 1 day per week after 90 days
  • Other perks include: gym membership reimbursement, paid lunches, company events, and more
Company Description
JC Law is the largest family law practice in the state of Maryland and expanding into the mid-Atlantic region. Established in 1992, the firm has grown in both size and capability into its current leadership position amongst some of the nation’s top family law firms.
Why Work Here?
JC Law is Maryland’s Top Legal Firm focused on domestic law.

JC Law is the largest family law practice in the state of Maryland and expanding into the mid-Atlantic region. Established in 1992, the firm has grown in both size and capability into its current leadership position amongst some of the nation’s top family law firms.

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Fairfax, VA
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