Associate Attorney in Family Law

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Unleash Your Legal Superpowers:

Where Family Law Meets Heroic Impact!

At Alexander & Associates, LLC – A Family Law Firm, we are dedicated to providing unwavering support and high-quality legal services to individuals and families facing difficult family law issues. We understand that these issues can be emotionally charged and life-altering, and our primary focus is on helping our clients find the best possible legal solutions while treating them with empathy, respect, and compassion.

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Position Overview: Associate Attorney

As an Associate Attorney at Alexander & Associates, you will play a pivotal role in assisting our clients during some of the most challenging times in their lives. Your responsibilities will include:

Client Advocacy: Collaborating closely with our experienced partners to learn the art of effectively advocating for clients from diverse backgrounds, including high-level executives and individuals with various financial circumstances.

Client-Centered Approach: Taking the time to understand our clients’ unique situations and problems, and working tirelessly to help them achieve their legal goals within the framework of the law.

Consultation and Client Identification: Learning how to conduct consultations that identify prospective clients and provide them with the guidance and support they need during their initial contact with our firm.

Legal Documentation: Drafting pleadings and other legal documents with precision and attention to detail, ensuring our clients’ cases are presented effectively.

Court Appearances: Gaining experience in representing our clients in court, advocating on their behalf, and ensuring their rights and interests are protected.

Financial Evaluation: Evaluating the financial aspects of client’s lives – including evaluating simple through complex investment portfolios, and executive compensation packages, helping clients understand financial implications of decisions made in their cases, and assisting in negotiations and settlements.

Mediation Participation: Participating in mediations to facilitate amicable resolutions whenever possible, aligning with our commitment to minimizing the emotional strain on our clients.

Ethical and Professional Conduct: Adhering to ethical standards, maintaining client confidentiality, and upholding professionalism in all interactions.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess a solid foundation in legal principles, including civil procedure and evidentiary rules, and demonstrate a keen ability to apply these principles effectively. They will exhibit a proactive approach to their work, taking initiative to tackle challenges and drive successful outcomes for our clients. Comfortable working independently and collaboratively, the ideal attorney will thrive in a fast-paced environment and contribute positively to team dynamics. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to think quickly on one’s feet and adapt to evolving legal situations. If you are a motivated and resourceful attorney with a passion for delivering high-quality legal services, we encourage you to apply and become an integral part of our dynamic legal team.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Applicants should be organized and comfortable with handling a minimum of 20 cases at one time.
  • Applicants should be a licensed Colorado attorney in good standing with the Colorado State Bar.
  • 1.5+ years of experience in a litigation setting. Family Law experience is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Highly organized and comfortable handling multiple cases and clients at once.

Please do not apply if you do not hold a valid Colorado Bar License.

Compensation Structure: Base Salary

Our firm values your dedication and hard work, and we want to reward you for your commitment to helping our clients with their family law matters. Here’s a breakdown of our compensation package:

Base Salary: The base salary for the Associate Attorney position will be in the range of $80,000 to $120,000 annually.

Compensation Structure: Bonus Structure

Performance-Based Bonus: In addition to your base salary, we offer a performance-based bonus structure based on billable hours. The bonus structure is as follows:

  • Years 1-2: You will receive a bonus of 25% of what is billed and collected for hours worked over 1,425 hours per year.
  • After year 2, the bonus structure will be revised based on performance.
Benefits: Health Insurance

After a probationary period of 6 months, you will be eligible for our comprehensive health insurance plan, providing coverage for medical, and dental expenses.

Our dental plan is a standard delta dental plan. Out health plan is the Anthem Colorado Option Silver Pathway STD EPO plan. 

  • EPO plans allow you to see any in-network doctor without a referral, but do not cover out-of-network services.
  • The Deductible is $5,000 per individual, $10,000 per family. 
  • The annual out-of-pocket limit is $8,550 per individul and $17,100 per family. 
  • There is a foxed copay for doctor visits of $0, specialists of $80, generic prescriptions are $20, and brand named drugs is $125. 
  • Hospitalizations and ER visits are full price until the deductible is met and then the patient pays 40% of visit cost. 
Benefits: Time off

Our firm values work-life balance and offers unlimited paid time off, empowering you to take the time you need for relaxation, rejuvenation, and personal commitments while ensuring your work responsibilities are met.

Additional Perks: Team Building and Development

We encourage ongoing professional growth and development and will cover your basic CLE requirements each reporting period.

We host team-building events and activities to foster a supportive and collaborative work environment.

You will have the opportunity to learn from an experienced attorney at our firm, providing you with valuable guidance and mentorship. We can also assist you in selecting a mentor outside of the firm as well if you’d like.

How Do I Apply?

At Alexander & Associates, we believe in recognizing and rewarding your hard work and dedication. We are committed to helping you grow professionally and achieve your career goals while contributing to our mission of assisting families in need.

If you are looking for a rewarding career in family law where you can make a real impact, we encourage you to apply and be part of our team committed to providing exceptional legal services with compassion and integrity.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter, writing sample, and any relevant references in .PDF format to Brooke Alexander. We look forward to considering you for this vital role in our firm.