Description:

Finding a firm that is the right fit for you to practice divorce and family law, from a culture perspective, can be challenging. At Gentry Law Firm, you'll find a distinct organization. From the owner, William Gentry, to the team of attorneys, paralegals – all the way through to the marketing team, Gentry Law is about helping people, mainly women, through the challenging process of divorce and doing it with a very strategic, client-focused approach.

Through extensive market research, Gentry has confirmed what is paramount for their potential new clients. They desire an attorney with plenty of experience in divorce and family law. Further, they seek compassionate legal support and to be guided with respect, dignity, and kindness through one of the most difficult times in their lives. Let's face it, family law is not for everyone, but if you are someone who has a passion for helping people obtain a fair outcome while protecting children from the nasty side of divorce, this might be the firm for you.

Gentry Law clients specifically desire a lawyer who has bedside manner. The ability to be a relatable professional, an accessible expert, and a trustworthy strategizer is a lawyer's bedside manner in action. Gentry's clients are often well-educated, with assets, and often have children. This requires attorneys who execute a deep discovery process and create a carefully crafted strategy to win their cases with outcomes that meet or exceed client expectations as much as possible. While rare, if a case needs to go to trial, this experience is necessary as well.

Bottom line, Gentry Law Firm is seeking to add attorneys to fit their unique culture – one where emotionally intelligent employees are respectful to one another, their clients and able to prioritize the clients' wishes while guiding them to their desired outcome. With this, their clients become “brand stewards” and they continue to gain warm referrals and grow.

Benefits:
  • $110,000 t0 $140,000 annual salary
  • An opportunity to become a shareholder in the firm
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • PTO – 20 days
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of divorce and family law experience
  • Valid license to practice law in Georgia
  • Represented many high asset/high income clients (combined income $250K+ annually as a married couple)
  • Conducted many trials
  • Reputation of being an ethically strong attorney
  • Conducts oneself with highest standards of performance
  • Embodies the firms core values of compassion, communication, and competence

Responsibilities:
  • Execute a proven process of taking clients from initial intake through the closing of the case.
  • Help create “brand stewards” of our firm by providing the superior legal counsel, communication, and service
  • Conduct daily in-depth discovery and communication with clients, other counsel, and paralegals to devise carefully crafted legal strategies to win case
  • Attend court hearings, conferences, and trials well-prepared
  • Take depositions and handle temporary hearings and mediations
  • Assist/oversee paralegal(s) in drafting multiple sets of interrogatory answers
  • Manage paralegal(s) – by coaching and overseeing their work

To conclude, the firm's founder and owner, William Gentry, author of I Want Out, A Woman's Guide to Finding Peace through Divorce, has been practicing law for 37 years with a primary focus on divorce and family law. He has represented hundreds of women in divorce proceedings, helping them escape failing marriages and create better lives for themselves. This is his passion and thus the firm's passion. He has created a winning process of Discovery, Analysis, and Resolution – distinct phases of the divorce process to guide clients to their desired outcome. He trains and shares this knowledge with his team and together, they provide people with brighter futures.

If this sounds like a place you would flourish, we welcome you to apply and look forward to speaking with you. Thank you for your consideration. Gentry Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $110,000.00 - $140,000.00 per year

Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:
Doctorate (Required)

Experience:
  • Family law: 10 years (Required)

Work Location: In person