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Associate Attorney – Family Law/Domestic Relations

Bowditch has openings for Associates in its Domestic Relations & Probate Litigation practice. The members of the practice represent clients in all aspects of the divorce process, child custody cases, estate litigation, and other probate and family law matters. This often requires frequent court appearances. The team also works collaboratively with members of other practice areas within the firm to ensure clients receive the most comprehensive and thorough support possible.

Successful candidates must have a minimum of five years’ experience in the various areas of family law and probate litigation including but not limited to divorce, child custody matters, adoptions, division of assets, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, spousal and child support, restraining orders, guardianships and conservatorships, and other probate issues. Individuals must also possess courtroom experience in the Probate and Family Court.

Bowditch prioritizes teamwork and collaboration amongst our lawyers and professional staff and actively supports our lawyers career progression and practice growth. For individuals looking to join a collaborative and client centric team, Bowditch presents a fantastic opportunity.

Experience

  • Overseeing and managing legal issues that transpire between family members
  • Providing superior service and legal representation for clients in court as pertains to family law
  • Drafting documents / pleadings such as complaints, petitions, responsive pleadings, motions, memoranda, agreements for judgment, separation agreements and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Upholding a schedule of hearings, court appearances, and conferences
  • Preparing clients for hearings and trials
  • Analyzing substantial and complicated asset divisions
  • Negotiating agreements between parties

Requirements

  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Willingness to collaborate and work as a team
  • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
  • Current license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Dedicated to Diversity: Bowditch & Dewey focuses on inclusive hiring of those candidates having excellent skills with a broad range of experiences, knowledge, and perspectives. Diversity within the Firm promotes an open and mutually respectful workplace and the delivery of superior service to its clients.

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If you are interested in becoming part of an organization which provides exceptional service, cost effective representation and successful results, please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department

Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
311 Main Street
P.O. Box 15156
Worcester, MA 01615-0156
E-mail: recruiting@bowditch.com

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