Description:

A Woodstock Criminal Defense Lawyer, located in Woodstock, is seeking an attorney that is eager to handle criminal and juvenile defense cases, ranging from traffic violations to felonies. This includes representing clients throughout the litigation process, including negotiations, pre-trial motions, trials, and pleas, as well as the occasional appeal. Juvenile delinquency experience and school tribunal experience are preferred, but not required.

The attorney in this position will focus on helping our clients achieve their goals, by providing representation throughout the legal process as well as advice on how the matter will appear on their official Georgia criminal history, and the potential options to have that information restricted.

While bringing in new clients is incentivized, it is not an expectation of this role. This position is perfect for you if you love being an attorney and don't like having to worry about bringing in business or managing the day-to-day operations of a law firm. We want you to be the best attorney you can be so that you can get the best possible results for our clients given their situations.

Requirements:
To be considered for the position, the candidate must meet the following qualifications:
  • 2-3 years or more in practice in Georgia criminal law
  • Enjoys the practice of criminal law
  • Does not have a negative attitude toward our clients or people accused of crimes
  • Have the ability to think through big picture strategy in criminal cases to manage it from start to finish, and pivot when needed
  • See the simple, complex, and creative solutions to a situation, explain each to a client in plain English and help the client select the best solution for his or her situation based upon their goals and facts of the case
  • Tech-savvy
  • Does not need someone to manage him or her, and takes a proactive approach on handling cases
  • Does not need to be trained on how to do legal work, and possesses strong negotiation and litigation skills
  • Motivated to be a part of our firm and team as it grows
  • Willing to travel throughout Georgia, though most of our cases are in Cherokee and Cobb, with other metro and north Georgia counties
  • Willing to follow our processes & procedures to handle cases in the manner that we want, and is willing to provide ideas on ways to improve what we already do or suggest better ways to do it
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Ability to document everything that takes place on a case and track the time spent on a case
  • Adapts to change well
  • Willingness to do some minor marketing, like write an article for our newsletter, or a thank you card to a referral source
  • Have a good understanding of GCIC and criminal histories
  • Establish a relationship and rapport with a client, and maintain that relationship and rapport throughout the case
  • Provide supervision and direction to other team members, to ensure everything is on track for the cases you are working on
  • Able to work independently while handling multiple files
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is needed
  • Active Member in Good Standing with State Bar of Georgia
  • Motions and trial experience preferred
  • Experience with Mac computers preferred