- Expired: January 08, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Our law firm is seeking a family attorney who can assist our clients in navigating the sensitive legal issues of family law, including child custody, child abuse, and domestic violence. Jobseekers should be equally familiar with prenuptial agreements, divorce, alimony, child support, and real estate, and be able to effectively engage in oral debate and negotiation even in highly stressful and emotional situations. 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. Responsibilities: Advocate on behalf of clients by understanding their needs, effectively analyzing the situation and forming a strategy for a plan of action Maintain client files to ensure they are properly organized and up to date Collaborate with senior partners and paralegals to effectively move files through the civil litigation process Prepare legal documents such as legal pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, contracts, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases Manage the division of marital assets, including real estate, during divorce proceedings when needed • Develop a strategic approach and provide leadership and direction to paralegals and legal assistants • Manage full case-handling responsibilities from inception through resolution • Conduct legal research and prepare memoranda on issues relating to ongoing or potential cases • Draft and review initial pleadings, motions, briefs, and other pleadings • Appear in Court to represent clients • Prepare clients and cases for trial • Interact with clients and work with experts Qualifications: Prior work or studies in criminal justice preferred Ability to successfully represent both plaintiff and defendant sides of a case 4-year degree with a legal background and J.D. degree are necessary for this position At least 1-2 years of working in a law firm on family law issues as well as real estate (determining marital property) is necessary Excellent communication and negotiation skills, especially in highly stressful and emotional situations Active membership with the ABA (American Bar Association) • Licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia • Must have at least three years of family law litigation experience (This is non-negotiable) • Excellent writing and oral communication skills • Must be familiar with Google Drive and G-Suite products Preferred Qualifications: • Criminal and/or Personal Injury law experience is highly desired • MyCase (case management system) experience, is highly desired About Company: The Murphy Law Firm takes on primarily family, criminal, and personal injury law matters, which include matters involving drug possession, DUI/DWI, traffic citations, handgun charges, divorce, child visitation, child support, alimony, domestic violence, custody, and car accidents. Angel Murphy, Esq. is the Founding and Managing Attorney of The Murphy Law Firm, LLC. As a licensed Maryland and District of Columbia attorney and passionate advocate, Angel takes a personal approach to lawyering by devising a creative legal strategy for each client and for each case. Angel enjoys helping her clients face and overcome their legal challenges. She identifies with her clients and will work tirelessly to ensure that they are treated fairly in the courtroom and that their case gets the best possible outcome.
The Murphy Law Firm
AddressUpper Marlboro, MD
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