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Attorney

Company: Robinson and Casey, PLLC
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Our law firm is seeking a skilled and experienced Attorney specializing in Guardianship and Behavioral Health Law (Marchman Act). The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience, with a strong background in courtroom procedures and a deep understanding of guardianship and behavioral health legal matters.--The candidate will be a self-starter and will be comfortable in a courtroom and handling assigned legal cases.

Responsibilities:
Legal Representation:
--- Provide expert legal representation to clients in matters related to guardianship and the Marchman Act.
--- Conduct legal research and analysis to ensure a comprehensive understanding of each case.
--- Prepare and file necessary legal documents, petitions, and motions.

Courtroom Advocacy:
--- Attend court hearings and proceedings on behalf of clients.
--- Prepare clients for court hearings
--- Present compelling arguments and evidence to support client cases.
--- Engage in negotiations and settlements when appropriate.

Client Consultation:
--- Communicate effectively with clients to understand their needs and concerns.
--- Provide clear and concise legal advice to clients.
--- Keep clients informed about the progress of their cases.

Collaboration:
--- Collaborate with other attorneys, legal professionals, and staff within the firm.
--- Work closely with external stakeholders, including social workers, medical professionals, and court officials.

Compliance and Ethics:
--- Ensure all legal activities and processes comply with relevant laws and ethical standards.
--- Stay updated on changes in legislation and case law related to guardianship and behavioral health.

Documentation and Record Keeping:
--- Maintain accurate and organized case files and documentation.
--- Prepare detailed reports for clients and the firm as needed.

Professional Development:
--- Stay informed about developments in guardianship and behavioral health law.
--- Attend continuing legal education (CLE) programs to enhance expertise.

Qualifications:
--- Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
--- Admission to the state bar in Florida.
--- 3-5 years of experience in guardianship and behavioral health law.
--- Proven courtroom experience is a must.
--- Strong research, writing, and analytical skills.
--- Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
--- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

About Company:
We are a fast-growing, busy law firm that helps people across the state of Florida get access to recovery for their loved ones, whether that be for addiction or mental health, even when they feel like it is out of reach. More specifically, we help people when they are going through the most challenging crisis of their lives, a loved one's suffering from a chronic disease.

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