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Divorce Attorney

Company: Freed Marcroft LLC
Location: Hartford
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Freed Marcroft seeks a Senior Attorney to Complement our Growing Divorce and Family Law Firm
If you have experience as a senior attorney and these words resonate with you, you are really going to want to learn more about this role!
Intense --- Likes Variety --- Mobility --- Works at a Faster Than Average Pace --- Leads --- Takes Initiative --- Quick to Connect --- Lively --- Fast-Talking
Summary
The focus of the Senior Attorney position is making connections with clients and colleagues and motivating and inspiring them to achieve their goals. Poise and an engaging, empathetic communication style based on natural warmth and enthusiasm is the key to achieving the goals of this role. The work involves driving toward results by enrolling the commitment and buy-in of others. While the job requires strong initiative and self-direction, results are only achieved with and through people. A sincere appreciation for people and how they are each uniquely motivated is the foundation for designing and implementing interactive communication and decision-making processes. Knowledge and skill in how to successfully influence and persuade others by understanding how their individual needs and motivations link to goals is essential. The role requires a high degree of "selling," both when negotiating and advocating on behalf of clients. The job environment is fast-paced and results-oriented. While there is an urgency to achieve goals, responsibility for the achievement of results needs to be shared and effectively delegated among other legal professionals when necessary. Enlisting the buy-in and support of others will often require a "selling" rather than "telling" communication style. A self-confident, extroverted style that can enliven, engage and positively impact others is essential. The Senior Attorney role has a variety of tasks and is dynamic and changing. Because goals and desired results can quickly change, the position requires regularly meeting and pro-actively establishing relationships with new people. The ability to understand, quickly react, and motivate others to adapt to the changing environment is a critical key to success. In general, the core of this position requires a motivated and motivating experienced attorney.
Job Characteristics
Variety of activities
Multiple cases occurring simultaneously
Multi-tasking
Sense of urgency for goal achievement
Fast-paced environment
People/relationships focus
Team-building
Inspire, motivate others, and engage their commitment
Involve others in decision-making process
Cooperative, collaborative decision-making
Must assume responsibility for risk
Extroverted, warm, enthusiastic, empathetic
Stimulating communicator
Persuasive "selling" style Collaborative approach
Leadership based on ability to motivate others
Strong commitment to results
Delegate authority readily
Who We Are
Freed Marcroft's attorneys practice exclusively divorce and family law, because we believe that we are our best and do our best by committing our focus an inch wide and a mile deep. We work with clients across Connecticut, and a substantial number of our clients are either out-of-state or international clients with Connecticut family law matters. As we tailor each divorce to that client's goals and situation, we offer both remote and in-person meetings, and all approaches to divorce and legal services -- including low-and high-conflict litigation, mediation, and collaborative law.
Our Core Values
Senior Attorneys realize the firm's Vision and Mission to transform client lives by exemplifying its core values:
We are high achievers who are goal-oriented.
We are responsible and accountable.
We are challengers at heart.
We take full responsibility.
We give the benefit of the doubt.
We are tenacious and committed.
We are enthusiastic, positive, and joyful.
We collaborate and operate as a team.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable. Freed Marcorft's team is Remote First, and this position offers flexibility to structure your time between remote and in-office work. The compensation package includes base salary plus bonus compensation for production, performance, and client referrals. We are also open to discussing compensation for your existing book of business. We offer a generous benefits package including a 401K retirement plan with an employer contribution, health insurance, paid time off, and short and long-term disability. We also pay for continuing legal education, bar dues, Attorney Occupational Tax, and some approved voluntary bar memberships.
Next Steps
Here at Freed Marcroft we believe everyone has the right to be happy and successful in their roles. Please reply with your resume, and if you meet the job qualifications, we will send you a 5-minute survey to complete. This survey is not a test. There are no right or wrong answers. Just be easy about it and don't overthink it. You'll get your results instantly.
Thank you for your interest in Freed Marcroft.

ABOUT FREED MARCROFT
Connecticut Divorce and Family Law Attorneys. We help people end unhappy marriages and create better lives for themselves and their families. Freed Marcroft's team guides select clients through the legal aspects of divorce and family law issues while remaining mindful of their overall wellness. Freed Marcroft's lawyers practice family law, including mediated, collaborative and litigated divorces, international and interstate alimony, complex financial issues, custody and child support issues, prenuptial agreements, and adoptions.
MISSION
We transform lives.
VISION
We believe that we each have one life, and we support individuals making the brave decision to live it the way they choose. We believe that divorce is transformative. As divorce lawyers, we are committed to getting our clients to the life they want to live. We do this by creating and delivering a better way for people to divorce, in line with each client's individual goals. We do this with a framework and structure we've developed that supports and allows the very best of us - our collective creativity and knowledge - to give one-of-a-kind client experiences. We do this by being really, really smart, and really, really focused. But having empathy and integrity. By using our experience and knowledge to anticipate what our client may need/think/feel before s/he needs/thinks/feels it. Our job is to be the experienced guide, deserving of trust. If we do that, we aren't just honorable, we are transformative.
CORE VALUES
Our team realizes the firm's Vision and Mission to transform client lives by exemplifying its core values:
1. We are high achievers who are goal-oriented.
2. We are responsible and accountable.
3. We are challengers at heart.
4. We take full responsibility.
5. We give the benefit of the doubt.
6. We are tenacious and committed.
7. We are enthusiastic, positive, and joyful.
8. We collaborate and operate as a team.

Keywords: Freed Marcroft LLC, Hartford , Divorce Attorney, Legal , Hartford, Connecticut

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