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Associate Attorney

The Figueroa Law Group, P.A., in Melbourne, Florida, is looking for an associate attorney with 3 to 5 years of experience in family law to join our team.

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Family Law Paralegal

The Figueroa Law Group, P.A., in Melbourne, Florida, is looking to hire a full-time family law paralegal to join our growing team.

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Award-Winning Legal Counsel

Expertise.com has selected Figueroa Law Group, P.A. as one of the Best Divorce Lawyers in Palm Bay for 2021. Researchers at Expertise.com reviewed 74 local divorce lawyers and selected our firm as one of the top 17, giving us an A+ in both reputation and professionalism. We were named the Best Divorce Lawyers in Palm Bay because of our availability, reputation, experience, qualifications, and professionalism.

Our founding attorney, Diana J. Figueroa, is also well-reviewed on Avvo and won the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award in 2019.

Our Core Values

  • Sensitivity toward our clients
  • A focus on our clients’ goals
  • Commitment and dedication
  • Licensed and experienced attorneys
  • Flexibility to work with your needs
  • Excellent communication
  • Accurate and realistic assessment of your situation
  • Attention to detail
  • The safety, stability, and protection of your child or children

Award-Winning Legal Counsel

Expertise.com has selected Figueroa Law Group, P.A. as one of the Best Divorce Lawyers in Palm Bay for 2021. Researchers at Expertise.com reviewed 74 local divorce lawyers and selected our firm as one of the top 17, giving us an A+ in both reputation and professionalism. We were named the Best Divorce Lawyers in Palm Bay because of our availability, reputation, experience, qualifications, and professionalism.

Our founding attorney, Diana J. Figueroa, is also well-reviewed on Avvo and won the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award in 2019.

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Our Core Values

  • Sensitivity toward our clients
  • A focus on our clients’ goals
  • Commitment and dedication
  • Licensed and experienced attorneys
  • Flexibility to work with your needs
  • Excellent communication
  • Accurate and realistic assessment of your situation
  • Attention to detail
  • The safety, stability, and protection of your child or children

Aggressive Representation with Personal Attention

The goal of each attorney and associate at our company is to secure the greatest possible compensation for each client.

If you believe you embody the same goal, then we need you!

Family Law Paralegal

Job description

The Figueroa Law Group, P.A., in Melbourne, Florida, is looking to hire a full-time family law paralegal to join our growing team. The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years of law firm experience and 1-3 years of experience in the area of family law. This position includes a significant amount of client contact requiring a positive attitude and excellent communication skills. In addition, this position requires the ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team.

Position Summary:

Paralegals assist and provide a range of legal support and administration to lawyers and other legal professionals engaged in family law.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performing legal and factual research; performing records research
  • Billing at least 30 hours per week
  • Identifying relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes, and other pertinent material; reviewing and monitoring new and updated regulations
  • Organizing and analyzing information; cross-checking and validating information
  • Preparing written reports and drafting legal documents including pleadings, legal agreements, and correspondence
  • Helping prepare legal arguments, applications, declarations, and motions
  • Checking legal forms and documents for accuracy
  • Maintaining reference files; organizing and tracking case files
  • Coordinating law office activities such as subpoena deliveries
  • Locating and communicating with witnesses; interacting with clients
  • Assisting the lawyer in the courtroom
  • Trial preparation including organizing and bate stamping evidence
  • E-filing court documents
  • Scheduling and setting depositions, hearings, and mediation conferences
  • Contacting Judicial Assistants, opposing counsels, process servers, and mediators
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High school diploma required
  • 1-3 years of experience in family law
  • 3-5 years of law firm experience
  • 3-5 years of preparing attorneys for trial
  • Knowledge and experience in discovery disclosures
  • Knowledge and experience in working with clients
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience considered
  • Thorough knowledge of legal principles, legal research techniques, legal terminology, and government regulations
  • Excellent legal drafting, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment such as a copy machine, fax machine, printer, scanner, computer
  • Ability to work with databases and on-line technological platforms
  • Ability to be detail-oriented, diligent, and flexible
  • Ability to handle conflicting time demands and focus on task completion with little direction or need for supervisory follow-up
  • Proficient command of the English language in both oral and written format
  • Ability to work and maintain patience with diversified individuals of various ethnic backgrounds and professional competencies
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in a professional manner

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Note:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Benefits (upon qualification):

  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (Aflac)
  • Retirement

Pay is commensurate with experience

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

Application Question(s):

How many years of law firm experience do you have?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Time management: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Calendar management: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Associate Attorney

Job description

The Figueroa Law Group, P.A., in Melbourne, Florida, is looking for an associate attorney with 3 to 5 years of experience in family law to join our team. We work closely in a fast paced and high-volume work environment. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, have an ability to work independently and as part of a team, and must have litigation experience. The candidate must be licensed and in good standing with the Florida Bar Association.

Licensed Attorney in Florida:

  • 3-5 years of experience in family law
  • Experience in hearing and trial litigation
  • Able to bill at least 30 hours per week
  • Knowledge in working on complex family law litigation matters
  • Knowledge of Florida civil procedures and rules of evidence
  • Knowledge and experience in propounding discovery
  • Knowledge and experience in working with clients
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and calendaring programs

Essential Requirements:

  • Comfortable working collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • High integrity and a hard worker
  • Clear thinking, deadline-oriented, and well-organized
  • Eager to learn
  • Ability to do what is needed to get the work done
  • Commitment to excellence

Benefits (upon qualification):

  • Health insurance
  • Retirement

Pay is commensurate with experience

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Doctorate (Required)

Experience:

  • Family law: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Florida Family law: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Adobe: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Time management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Litigation: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location