Description:

Your Role:
We are seeking to add an Associate Attorney to our rapidly expanding practice. We are seeking a unique individual with a passion for litigation and the ability to skillfully manage both domestic and criminal cases. You will support our clients in a variety of family matters such as divorce proceedings, custody filings, adoptions, visitation rights, and others. Criminal casework encompasses defense proceedings, negotiating plea deals, conducting legal research, drafting motions and appeals, and preparing defense strategies.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Collaborating within the sales cycle by consulting with prospective clients weekly
  • Working with the in-house financial team to forecast client billings
  • Providing representation of clients in court and through legal proceedings
  • Mentoring and developing your assigned and legal support team
  • Participating in JC Law's Perfect Client Lifecycle development program
  • Managing a regular schedule of hearings and court appearances

Position Requirements:
Your Background:
We believe results count for more than years of experience. If you prove to be capable of delivering value for your clients and the firm, there is no restriction on how high or how fast you can rise.
  • Licensed to practice law in Maryland (a plus if you are barred federally or in other states we have offices)
  • Experience with litigating civil or criminal cases
  • Organized - able to effectively manage time and multi-task competing priorities
  • Proficient at drafting legal documents such as motions, briefs, sentencing, investigation memos, and appeals
  • Skilled in conducting legal research, analyzing evidence, and preparing defense strategies
  • Comfortable representing clients in court proceedings, including arraignments, hearings, and trials
  • Collaboration with investigators, experts, and other legal professionals to build strong defense cases
  • Committed to upholding ethical standards and advocating zealously for clients' rights throughout the legal process.
  • Knowledgeable in family law areas including childcare, paternity, adoption, domestic violence, financial settlements, etc.
    • Adept at drafting custody agreements, wills, divorces, annulments, pre-nuptial agreements, child custody/support, visitation rights, and others
  • Knowledgeable in criminal law areas including but not limited to, assault, theft, drug offenses, white-collar crimes
    • Familiarity with criminal statutory and procedural guidelines