Description:

Aeschleman Law, PC is looking to immediately hire a mid-level family law associate attorney (4+ years' experience) to join our boutique family law team located in San Jose. While we are looking for a full-time attorney, part-time or contract applicants with competitive credentials will be considered. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional legal services to our clients while also keeping true to operating as a small close-knit law firm. We understand that we all have commitments outside of our professional life and we support a work/life balance. Part-time employment will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The associate attorney hired for the position must be confident in representing clients from the inception of a case through its conclusion, including making necessary court appearances, handling client management, drafting pleadings and discovery, communicating with opposing counsel and experts, and other necessary case-related tasks. Support from other attorneys and our paralegal staff will be available.

Job Requirements:
Applicants for this position must have:
  • 4 years of experience as a family law litigator which includes:
  • representation of clients before judicial officers
  • significant experience with motion drafting and research
  • significant experience with drafting, reviewing, and responding to discovery - A strong understanding of the Code of Civil Procedure is required
  • experience in the management of cases from beginning to end
  • experience in consultation with potential clients or new clients wherein the candidate was required to assess the potential client's case and issue-spot accordingly
  • Active membership with the State Bar of California with no history of disciplinary action
  • Excellent writing skills (we will request a writing sample as part of the application process)
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Remarkable attention to detail
  • Professional drive to provide the best possible services to our clients
  • Confidence to work individually and as part of a team
  • Friendly, positive attitude with excellent client-communication skills

Additional qualifications that we welcome in our candidates include:
  • Fluency in a second-language
  • Participation in a Bar association or committee
  • Active volunteer in one's community

Benefits:
We offer our full-time associates the following benefits:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Additional compensation toward health insurance benefits
  • 401(k) (with employer matching)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time
  • Tele-commuting
  • Continued education
  • Bar membership dues

Aeschleman Law, PC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Applicants are asked to submit a resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter briefly explaining your experience, why you are applying for this position, and your salary expectations.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $90,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year

Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan