Family Law Litigation Attorney. Salary: $120,000-$160,000 Salary (DOE) with bonuses and increase in salary based on performance.

Job Description

Are you an experienced, proficient, and determined family law attorney who is underpaid, underappreciated?

Don’t suffer with your ungrateful, demanding boss any longer! Fontenot Law, P.C. is expanding because of our excellent client service and the results we get for our clients. We are looking to add serious and capable professionals to leave no doubt that our firm is the clear, best choice for any family law case.

This is an opportunity for you to grow, dramatically improve your work environment, and have a fulfilling legal career, all while getting paid more than you are making now. We reward excellent and dedicated work that produces results for the client and the firm!

If you have a commitment to excellent legal work and you know how to do the work independently, we will provide you with everything you need to be happy at our firm, including a fun and supportive work environment, whatever equipment you need to do the job, and greater financial rewards for quality work.

This job is for those who are serious about helping our firm provide exceptional client experiences that are superior to any other firm in the area. Attorneys become exceptional through exceptional challenges, and meeting those challenges with determination, grit, and skill. If you can do this, you will be rewarded at our firm.

A partnership track is available for those who have the aptitude to be a successful and well-respected family law litigation attorney.

Attorney Job Responsibilities:

1. Handle a manageable caseload of family law cases, including divorce, custody, modification, etc. You will have an average case load of 40-70 consistently, including active and inactive cases. When hired initially, your case load may be below the average case load.
2. Help your clients receive the best results as allowed by the law. You will have the autonomy to pursue the best strategy in achieving the clients’ ultimate goals.
3. Litigate issues in court. Whether it be a motion to enforce hearing or a trial, you will need to effectively and eloquently advocate for your clients before the Commissioners and Judges.
4. Conduct extensive research and analysis on a diverse array of family law cases.
5. Draft persuasive motions, pleadings, and briefs.
6. Collaborate with your clients, your paralegal, and other attorneys.

7. Conduct consults with potential clients.

Attorney Qualifications and Skills:

1. Possess a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
2. Licensed as an attorney in the State of Utah with a good standing with the Utah State Bar.
3. Worked as a family law litigation attorney for at least 1-3 years.
4. Have an understanding and knowledge of family law, legal procedures, and the intricacies of the courtroom.
5. Possess exceptional research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
6. Articulate your thoughts with eloquence and precision, whether through written or verbal communication.
7. Show empathy and build connections with clients, colleagues, and legal professionals.
8. Possess negotiation and persuasion skills.
9. Maintain a high level of integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct.
10. Ability to manage a large case load.

11. Have a good track record of family law client satisfaction, despite the outcome of the case.

Please email Stefanie, our firm manager, at [email protected]. Include your resume, a list of references, and a cover letter detailing your interest in joining Fontenot Law and working in family law.

Application Deadline

Pay Range $120,000-$160,000

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