Family Law Attorney


Bergen County NJ


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Job ID: EB-2166347041
Category: Legal
Location: Bergen County, NJ

Location: Bergen, Morris or Monmouth County New Jersey

One of the leading law firms in NJ is growing and is looking for a Family Law Attorney who will zealously represent clients in all areas of family law. Candidates should have experience with prenuptial agreements and attending court hearings for divorce, alimony/spousal support, and child support. In addition, candidates should have experience with a range of sensitive legal issues such as child abuse, child custody, and domestic violence.

Compensation: $100,000 – $150,000 yearly


  • Maintain client files to ensure they are properly organized and up to date
  • Divide marital assets, including real estate, when necessary during divorce proceedings
  • Prepare Family Law related documents including pleadings and correspondence
  • Provide legal counsel and strategy to clients by analyzing their needs and determining the proper course of action
  • Represent clients in court
  • Must be prepared to step in and handle pieces of existing family law cases; as well as handle new cases as part of a team, from initial consultation to trial


  • Active membership with the ABA (American Bar Association)
  • Strong knowledge base of representing plaintiffs and defendants
  • Candidates should be great negotiators and communicators, specifically in situations when emotions and stress are high
  • Undergraduate degree with a legal background and Juris Doctor degree required
  • Must be admitted to practice in New Jersey
  • Minimum of 3 years of family law experience but more experience preferred
  • Can handle own caseload with independent decision making and has some trial experience
  • Strong written, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Must be self-motivated and organized
  • Excellent research skills
  • An existing book of business is a plus, but not required

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