Family Law Associate
Company: Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Hoge Fenton , a venerable multi-service law firm headquartered
in downtown San Jose, has an immediate opening for a
mid-senior-level (7-9 years) Family Law associate. -Candidates
should have experience in family law in a private firm setting and
a demonstrated interest in providing advice and counsel to clients
with a broad spectrum of family law issues. Successful candidates
will have experience representing clients before judicial officers
and in mediations, drafting discovery, drafting motions and
associated legal documents, and participating in settlement
negotiations. Once hired, this person will collaborate with others
in the family law group to achieve the best possible results for
This position may be based either in our Tri-Valley (Pleasanton),
Peninsula (San Mateo) or Silicon Valley (downtown San Jose) office.
-Travel to the other office will be necessary as this position
works with attorneys in all office locations.
The successful candidate has:
A minimum of 7 years of substantive family law experience
Practiced in a private firm with experience being responsible for
client matters (with supervision) and communicating with clients.
(Experience need not be exclusively at a private firm.)
Prior experience independently identifying issues and
anticipating/recommending necessary next steps
Strong academic credentials
Excellent written and oral communication skills demonstrated in a
Strong legal and factual/investigative research skills
An exquisite attention to detail and accurate work product
A commitment to excellence and a strong work ethic; a commitment to
the practice of family law
A desire to learn and grow professionally; possesses intellectual
Must be a current member of the State Bar of California.
Hoge Fenton has a strong commitment to diversity. -We strive to
recruit and retain a work force that welcomes and supports the
interests of women, families, and people of any age, race, creed,
religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, or
military or veteran status.
We offer our associates a full array of benefits, including
medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance, EAP (employee
assistance program), Technology Credit Union membership, 401(k),
the Gradifi student loan repayment benefit, paid parental leave,
teleworking opportunities, a no-accrual vacation policy, and
associate bonus plan.
Our environment is collegial, collaborative, and supportive. -We
provide both formal and informal training opportunities and
encourage professional growth, both as a lawyer and a
businessperson. -Our associate hours commitment is 1,700 annually
(billable), plus professional development and business development
Please note that Hoge Fenton requires that all employees who
physically enter the workplace be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
-In the event of a legal exemption from vaccination, reasonable
accommodation will be considered.
If you think you belong on our team, please forward your resume and
a writing sample to Heather Larrick, Executive Director at
email@example.com. -Be sure to include a cover email
or letter and your salary expectations.
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