Family Law Associate Attorney

Joseph Greenwald and Laake PA., an AV-rated, law firm with offices in Greenbelt and Rockville, MD, seeks a highly motivated family law litigation attorney for immediate hire. One plus years of experience in Family Law is required for this high–volume, complex, litigation-based practice. This position presents a unique opportunity to join a dynamic practice, and to quickly assume substantial responsibility, including court appearances, with one of the area’s premier law firms. We anticipate onboarding immediately. MD Bar is required, DC and VA Bars a plus. The position will be housed in our Rockville office. Job offers competitive salary and benefits package to include but not limited to New Child Leave, fitness reimbursement, etc. EOE. Cover letter, law school transcript (if graduated since 2020), resume and writing sample are required to be considered.

  • Full-time

  • Represent clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, and property division.
  • Conduct legal research and draft memoranda, motions, and discovery demands.
  • Conduct discovery and depositions.
  • Organize and maintain case files and documents.
  • Communicate with potential new clients, clients, opposing counsel, and court staff.
  • Schedule appointments and manage own calendar.
  • Represent clients at court hearings and argue cases.
  • Represent clients at mediations.
  • Negotiate and settle cases.

  • Admission to Maryland Bar required, Virginia and DC bar admission considered a plus
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Ability to bill 1,900 hours annually
  • Prior Family Law attorney experience (required)
  • Strong knowledge of family law procedures and regulations
  • Proficiency in legal research and document preparation
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled attorney to join our family law practice. We proudly offer competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as hands-on mentoring for growth.

If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for family law, we would love to hear from you!

  • Family law attorney: 1+ years (Required)
  • Maryland family law experience: law school coursework or equivalent legal experience (required)

  • License to practice law in MD (Required) Virginia and DC admissions a plus

  • In-person, with opportunity for remote

NOTE: Pursuant to Joseph Greenwald and Laake PA’s COVID-19 mitigation protocols, individuals must be fully vaccinated upon commencing employment, subject to legally required exemptions (“a medical condition, disability or sincerely held religious belief”).

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