Family Associate

Cody Flood Recruitment Consultants
Posting Date:
May 15, 2022
Company/Firm:
Cody Flood Recruitment Consultants
Area of Law:
Family
Position Type:
Associate
Deadline:
Aug 01, 2022
Location:
Toronto
Experience:
3-14 years

Description

Family Associate

What our client offers

  • Career growth opportunities with tremendous mentoring, continuing education and workshops
  • Compensation, benefits and perks that are highly competitive
  • Down-to-earth office culture
  • Brand recognition
  • In-office, hybrid or work-from-home options
  • Great opportunity to work with complex, high-conflict files

Duties and responsibilities

  • Attend trials and court proceedings
  • Drafting legal pleadings such as complaints, motions, or briefs
  • Representing clients in court by answering questions from judges or opposing counsel and arguing in favor of their clients’ positions
  • Providing legal advice and counsel to clients regarding family law issues such as divorce, child custody, support payments and domestic disputes
  • Supporting clients with regular updates to their cases

Recommended Qualifications, Education and Skills

  • 3+ years of experience as a lawyer practicing Family law
  • The ideal candidate possesses superior analytical skills, strong work ethic, exceptional communication and client-service skills and motivation to contribute to a team-focused environment
  • Experience as either a sole practitioner or in a firm with a Family Law division is an asset
  • Excellent drafting and writing skills are essential
  • Court experience (motions, conferences, questioning, etc.) with litigation a notable aspect of their work
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office 2010 (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and diligent proofreading skills
  • Desire to be a top performing lawyer and to learn and grow professionally
  • Book of business is an asset but not required

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