Family Law Attorney

AscendionAustinFull Time

We are looking for an experienced family law attorney to join our firm. This position is expected to be able to research and develop case information, evidence, and settlement options; track cases; handle trial preparations with senior attorneys; and work with paralegals/legal assistants.


  • Keeping cases on track with organized files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; researching case law; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with support staff and communicating regularly with clients.
  • Executes case strategy with senior attorneys, paralegals, clients and support staff.
  • Manages high level/high asset cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; preparing for depositions; reviewing standard court documents; drafting letters; writing and reviewing discovery; dictating responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
  • Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.
  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with clients, and essential staff.
  • Supports case planning by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
  • Is involved with trial proceedings working with support staff in organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready/prepared when needed.
  • Attends business development and networking functions with firm leadership and solo.


  • Must have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admitted to practice law in the state of Texas.
  • Experience practicing family law.
  • Knowledge of family law and the legal process.
  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency with Office Suite.

If you are interested, send your resume to! We would love to hear from you.

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