Carolina Legal Associates

Looking for a new way to make a difference? Love family law or estate planning but don’t want to run your own firm? A growing firm in the Carolinas is expanding its offices in the Carolinas. Currently, openings exist in the greater Charlotte area including Belmont, NC and Cornelius, NC.

CLA is searching for associate to partner-level attorneys who practice family law, wills, trusts, and estates. The focus will be on family law. This firm offers great benefits and competitive compensation that is negotiable depending on experience and if you have an existing portfolio of clients.

Example Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and filing of litigation documents to include pleadings, discovery requests, discovery responses, demands, motions, and memorandum
  • Guide clients through the case process
  • Interaction with expert witnesses to include conferences, drafting of expert reports, and affidavits
  • Attendance and preparation for depositions, mediations, hearings, and court appearances

Minimum and Additional Qualifications:

  • A JD from an accredited law school and a member of the NC Bar in good standing
  • 1-3 years experience practicing as an attorney with knowledge of and experience in litigation and/or estate law
  • Strong legal writing skills including experience in drafting briefs and other legal documents
  • Ability to express arguments and conclusions clearly and logically
  • Ability to maintain composure and sensitivity in emotional or high-stress litigation
  • Ability to communicate with clients compassionately, politely and in a way that puts them at ease
  • Strong personal work ethic and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Detail-oriented, hardworking, and results-driven team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience trying cases, preferred but not required

**All resumes are held in strict confidence.**

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities or requirements.

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