Family Lawyer

Teryl Scott Lawyers Inc.
Posting Date:
Mar 20, 2024
Company/Firm:
Teryl Scott Lawyers Inc.
Area of Law:
Family Lawyer
Position Type:
Full time
Deadline:
Apr 20, 2024
Location:
Halifax
Experience:
Seven years

Description

Teryl Scott Lawyers Inc., a client-focused law firm, is seeking a dedicated family lawyer to join our experienced team. This unique opportunity is tailored for a professional who thrives in guiding and empowering clients. Our lawyers provide limited-scope retainer work for those clients who are self-representing in family law matters or requiring mediation services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide highly strategic limited-scope retainer work for clients wishing to self-represent in family law cases.
  • Develop legal documentation and correspondence with clients to assist them in managing their cases effectively.
  • Facilitate conflict resolution and, when applicable, negotiate or mediate settlements on a flat fee basis.

Essential Qualifications:

  • A minimum of seven years of experience as a family lawyer.
  • Conscientious and exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills.  
  • Prior trial experience, though note that this position does not involve family trial work.

Preferred Qualifications (Assets but not requirements):

  • Knowledge and experience in wills and estate planning.
  • Understanding of employment law.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • A competitive salary range plus bonuses. 
  • Defined benefit pension plan to support your long-term financial health.
  • Comprehensive medical benefits package.
  • A robust client base is provided by the firm, ensuring a focus on professional development and client service rather than client acquisition.

Why Join Teryl Scott Lawyers Inc.?

  • Be part of a compassionate and professional team committed to positively impacting people’s lives.
  • Enjoy a supportive work environment that values work-life balance.
  • Engage in meaningful work by empowering clients and providing them with the tools they need to navigate their legal journeys.
  • Receive a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package designed to support your professional and personal growth.

We would love to hear from you if you are a seasoned family lawyer passionate about empowering individuals in their legal matters. Teryl Scott Lawyers Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive and dynamic work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your experience and how you align with the role's requirements and Teryl Scott Lawyers Inc.’s values. Join us in our mission to deliver exceptional legal services with a personal touch.

Application Deadline: when the position is filled.

How to Apply: Send your application to Shannon McMullin at Shannon@terylscott.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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