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Associate Attorney ? Domestic & Criminal
James E Crawford Jr & Associates LLC Fairfax, VA

Associate Attorney ? Domestic & Criminal

James E Crawford Jr & Associates LLC
Fairfax, VA
  • $100,000 to $125,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job 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.

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 on a daily basis.

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 skillfully manage both domestic and criminal cases. 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

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.



  • 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



  • 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



  • 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 PTO and one-week 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

EEOP Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. All job requirements are subject to possible revision to reflect changes in the position requirements or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a threat or risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties which will be required in this position.


James E Crawford Jr & Associates LLC

Fairfax, VA
22030 USA



Posted date

Over a month ago

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James E Crawford Jr & Associates LLC job posting for a Associate Attorney ? Domestic & Criminal in Fairfax, VA with a salary of $100,000 to $125,000 Yearly with a map of Fairfax location.