Of Counsel Attorney

Virginia Beach, VA
Full Time
01-11-2019
Practice Areas: Family Exp.: 2+ Years
Description:
The Kaufman & Canoles Family Law practice is seeking a highly qualified Of Counsel Attorney for our Virginia Beach location. Our Family Law attorneys have earned a reputation for outstanding legal services to clients in all aspects of this practice area. We are well established in the legal community, with an excellent reputation with the judiciary as well as other attorneys. We keep abreast of changes in the law, we are readily accessible and we render service in a timely manner. In short, we hold ourselves to the highest standards, and we are zealous, compassionate advocates for our clients.

Kaufman & Canoles could be the perfect business law firm for you. You will find success – and great satisfaction – if your vision for your own career matches up with our core values: forward-thinking, hard-working, progressive, entrepreneurial and a can-do spirit. An energizing and professional work environment, Kaufman & Canoles offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Requirements:
Education
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with an outstanding academic record.
  • Admission to the Virginia Bar.
  • Must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the State of Virginia.
  • During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice; some opportunities for obtaining in-house CLE through Kaufman & Canoles will be available.

Qualifications
  • Possess two or more years’ prior experience practicing family law.
  • Demonstrate commitment to practice family law in the following areas: contested and uncontested divorces on a fault or no-fault basis; spousal support; child custody, visitation, and support; separation agreements; equitable distribution of property; retirement, pensions, and profit sharing; business valuation and division; personal and real property division; marital agreements; post-divorce issues; adoption; and DCSE (Division of Child Support Enforcement) actions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, other firm attorneys, support staff, and outside professionals.
  • Excellent writing, research, and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational and matter management skills.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and listening skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide client representation for a full array of family law issues.
  • Successfully counsel and represent the interests of clients in mediation and in trial.
  • Provide effective and practical advice to clients to assist them in promoting their best interests.
  • Deliver thorough factual and legal research and analysis in pleadings, memoranda, and other written documents.
  • Manage matters from commencement to final resolution.
  • Competently and professionally develop and maintain a client base.

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