Legal

Family Law Paralegal

Full-time

Innovative Outsourcing

Family Law Paralegal Atlanta GA

Job Title: Family Law Paralegal
Location: Cumberland/Galleria area of Atlanta: 4 days onsite and 1 day remote 

Must have experience working as a family law paralegal with high-asset clients!

Our client, a well-respected and established family law firm in the Cumberland/Galleria area, is seeking a full-time experienced family law paralegal.  Our client has counseled thousands of families through the emotional and complex process of divorce and family law matters. They offer an excellent culture, a family work environment, career stability, excellent benefits, a hybrid schedule (one day per week remote), and work-life balance. Set office hours are 8:30am – 5:30pm. 

The successful candidate must be experienced in handling family law cases for high-net-worth clients. The firm handles family matters including divorce, alimony, child support, business valuations, and post-judgment modifications/contempts.

The ideal paralegal candidate is experienced with managing cases from start to finish, including drafting pleadings, filing documents electronically with the courts, preparing and responding to discovery, assisting with trial preparations, maintaining deadlines and calendars, communicating with clients, and having an overall positive attitude to help clients through their most difficult trials of life. In this busy practice, the average caseload is 30-40 cases at any given time. 

Please include in either your resume or cover letter, what experience you have with family law and working with high-asset/high-net-worth clients. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working cases from start to finish
  • Communicating with clients while preparing and drafting legal documents and serving as the clients’ primary contact
  • Handling and preparing discoveries, domestic relations financial affidavits, and child support worksheets
  • Partnering closely with team attorneys to track progress and next steps on cases
  • Managing court calendars, client scheduling, and legal deadlines
  • Filing documents with the court
  • Preparing trial exhibits
  • Other responsibilities as required

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience as a Family Law Paralegal in a Family Law firm required
  • Experience working with high-net-worth clients required
  • Like-minded professional who aligns with the mission of supporting family law
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred – Paralegal certificate not required
  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, Dropbox, and E-filings
  • Knowledge of criminal procedures, criminal documents and court filings, and client file management
  • Proficient in the use of the internet and search engines to locate information
  • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofing
  • A self-starter who has strong organizational skills, a sense of urgency, and the ability to work proactively

Compensation: Competitive salary depending on relevant experience, plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package