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Associate Family Law Attorney

companyBreeden Law Office
locationGarner, NC, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Associate Family Law Attorney

Location: Garner, North Carolina, United States

About Us: Breeden Law, based in Garner, North Carolina, is committed to advocating for clients, protecting the future of children, and offering North Carolina families hope for a better tomorrow. We believe in creating safe havens for every household, free from fear and uncertainty, and we recognize the impact of quality legal representation in achieving this vision. Join us as an associate family law attorney and be part of a team that values empathy and expertise in serving clients.

Under the guidance of our founder, Jonathan D. Breeden, a respected figure in Family Law, you will have the autonomy to handle cases independently while receiving the necessary support to excel in client representation.

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to positively impact individuals' lives
  • Competitive compensation with performance-based incentives
  • Paths for professional growth and career advancement
  • Clearly defined objectives and work expectations
  • Autonomy in managing a personalized caseload
  • Exposure to a diverse range of family law cases
  • A supportive team dedicated to client and associate success
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical health insurance, pension plan, generous paid time off, malpractice insurance, and gym reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities, including continuing legal education credits and covered NC Bar licensing fees
  • Complimentary RightNow Media subscription
  • Vehicle allowance for mileage and parking expenses
  • Flexibility and work-life balance, including potential work-from-home options
  • Company-provided laptop
  • State-of-the-art technology for enhanced productivity

Firm Values:

  • Be Heroic: Taking risks for the client's benefit, going beyond legal skills to meet client's needs
  • Be Dynamic: Approaching each case with enthusiasm and dedication to achieve outstanding results
  • Be Empathetic: Actively understanding clients' situations, fostering collaboration and reassurance during difficult times
  • Be Authentic: Embracing honesty, transparency, and ethical standards in providing legal advice and updates to clients

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $78,000 - $100,000, based on qualifications and experience


$78,000 yearly


  • Provide exceptional customer service by being responsive, compassionate, and proactive to ensure a positive experience for clients
  • Assist clients in comprehending their needs, exploring legal options, and developing strategies aligned with their objectives
  • Prepare legal documents under the supervision of a qualified attorney, including pleadings, motions, agreements, contracts, and orders, in collaboration with a team
  • Demonstrate empathy and understanding towards clients facing challenging situations
  • Differentiate legal issues from emotional matters to best serve the interests of clients
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment to achieve individual, firm, and client goals effectively
  • Adhere strictly to organizational legal procedures and deadlines to ensure timely and accurate completion of tasks


  • Possession of a valid North Carolina law license. (We can help you get sworn in, but you must have the license in hand)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, specifically in situations when emotions and stress are high
  • A demonstrated interest in representing clients in mediation and, when necessary, at trial
  • A commitment to helping children and families
  • Ability to manage some independent cases and assist senior attorneys
  • Ability to meet clear, established work standards for timekeeping, client communication, document production, and case management
  • Professional, friendly demeanor that is an asset to the positive workplace culture we've worked hard to build
  • Ability to handle cases in Johnston, Wake, and Harnett Counties
  • Valid North Carolina Notary Public, or ability to obtain it immediately
  • Three professional references

About Company

Breeden Law Office is a fast-growing family law firm based in Garner, North Carolina, serving Johnston, Harnett, and Wake Counties. We prioritize excellent service and strong advocacy for our clients. Protecting the welfare of children and the long-term best interest of our clients is our goal in all phases of representation. We bring small-town values and big-city practice standards to create a great work environment and an outstanding experience for our clients.

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