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We Are Hiring: Family Law Attorney

Gawthrop Greenwood, PC is a mid-sized law firm based in West Chester, PA with offices in Berwyn, West Chester and Wilmington. We are known for our firm’s engagement with our community and constantly innovate our workflows to ensure our attorneys and staff are serving our clients’ needs while achieving sustainable work/life balances. (Check out our Careers Portal.) We have an opening, in early Summer 2024, for a mid- to senior-level attorney with 5+ years of experience serving clients with Family Law needs.

Responsibilities & Tasks You Should Expect to Perform

As a Family Law Attorney at Gawthrop, you should expect to perform the following responsibilities and tasks independently:

  • Conduct client consultations via phone and in person, then draft/send engagement letters, and onboard new clients;
  • Provide representation for clients in family law matters (i.e. divorce, equitable distribution, support, custody, Protection from Abuse actions, adoptions, etc.);
  • Attend and maintain a steady schedule of hearings, court appearances and conferences;
  • Represent clients during trials and other court proceedings;
  • Draft necessary legal documents (i.e. pleadings, settlement agreements, proposed orders, etc.);
  • Update clients regularly on their case status; and
  • Prepare clients’ cases to include discovery needs as well as coordinating cases with court personnel, witnesses and experts.

Minimum Criteria for Eligibility

  • J.D. and bar admission in Pennsylvania (New Jersey or Delaware, a plus)
  • 7 years’ of legal practice focused on serving clients with Family Law needs
  • Excellent initiative
  • Experience in marketing legal practice and originating new clients
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and able to multi-task
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products

PT/FT: Full-time

Location: 17 E. Gay St, West Chester, PA 19381


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

 Schedule: Monday to Friday

Application Questions: Please be specific about your salary and benefits requirements in your cover letter.

Work location: In person




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Gawthrop Greenwood, PC has offices in West Chester, PA and Wilmington, DE serving clients throughout the greater mid-Atlantic region and nation. For more than a century, the firm has stood behind its core principle of providing high-quality legal services with personal attention. Gawthrop Greenwood’s diverse portfolio of clients comprises entrepreneurs, businesses, and governmental entities that entrust the firm with their representation in a wide range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, commercial litigation, estate and tax planning, land use and development, and domestic relations. A complete listing of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys, as well as a variety of legal resources, can be found at

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