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Senior Family Attorney

Company: Atlanta Family & Immigration Law Firm
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

If you are looking for a chill environment but core values that are based on an excellent work ethic and empathy for clients, then we are the firm for you! Are you a solo practitioner who is no longer interested in running the business of law, then we are the firm for you!

We are looking for an experienced senior attorney to help our clients achieve favorable outcomes with legal matters. You will advocate for clients, advise them on the best course of action, and implement their legal support plan. You should have previous trial experience, be able to manage a heavy caseload, and use your general counsel experience and interpersonal skills to mentor our lower-level associates to ensure a continued legacy of prosperity. If this sounds like an opportunity that is ideal for you, please contact us today.

Responsibilities:

Conduct research and draft pleadings, briefs, and motions
Stay updated on changing applicable laws and statutes on the local, state, and federal levels
Counsel associates to resolve or prevent conflicts
Represent clients in court to argue motions during legal proceedings
Prepare for and attend trials, mediation, and arbitration hearings
--- Performs quality legal work, and oversees entire matter files from case initiation, case strategy/planning, including regular status conferences with clients throughout the process until successful completion of the case;
--- Meets with clients after they have hired the firm to determine case strategy based on their goals and the law.
--- Assesses eligibility for relief from removal proceedings, and represents detained and non-detained clients in removal proceedings in Immigration Court;
--- Represents clients at USCIS interviews; prepares case strategy and clients/witnesses for court/USCIS testimony; oversight of court hearings and USCIS interviews;
--- Drafts, reviews, and files appropriate court pleadings, including legal motions, petitions, and briefs; prepares appropriate immigration applications;
--- Participates in training and works closely with staff to draft and implement program protocols, work-flow processes, and case-related policies and procedures;
--- Responsible for legal operations consistent with the firm's mission and principles while playing a key role in managing client relationships. Oversees activities and production of the legal team while also working closely with the administrative team.
--- Communicates with third parties, courts, and opposing counsel, delegating to Legal Team when appropriate;
--- Anticipates issues and potential for new business with existing clients; networks as strategized with Firm Owner
--- Participates in monthly meetings with assigned support staff to collaborate on case strategy and determine case statuses; reports case statuses on a monthly basis to Firm Owner;
--- Provide excellent customer service while building client rapport and trust;

Qualifications:

Five years of experience as a senior associate in the legal industry
Work independently while handling a heavy caseload
Previous experience advocating for clients in trials, mediation, and arbitration
Bachelor's degree with a law degree from an accredited law school (such as an LLM, JSD, or J.D. degree)
Member of state and local bar associations in good standing


About Company:
Atlanta Family & Immigration Law is a team of 12 highly compassionate and focused individuals who look forward to providing excellent resolutions to high-conflict legal matters. We have been recognized as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the US for the past few years and we've done it by providing legal representation with empathy, gusto, and integrity and we are looking to add you to the team.



These are people who bring their superior work ethic, are enthusiastic and have a positive attitude, take initiative and responsibility, and are hungry to learn and grow. If you learn quickly and understand that working hard is important this job is for you. If you communicate well, have integrity, and really care about immigrants, this company is for you. If you are dynamic, adaptable, deliver results, and produce above the minimum standards, this company is for you. If you work well under pressure and can juggle several projects at once, this is for you. atlfamilyimmigrationlaw.com

Keywords: Atlanta Family & Immigration Law Firm, Atlanta , Senior Family Attorney, Legal , Decatur, Georgia

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