Career Opportunities

Thank you for inquiring about career opportunities with Main Line Family Law Center!

Having grown steadily since starting in 2011, Main Line Family Law Center has become the established leader for compassionate mediation and comprehensive divorce without court services.  Our success stems from our strategic vision and core beliefs, a dedicated team, exceptional client service, and a network of affiliated professionals who believe in us.

As a mission-based practice, our team members love what they do.  They bring their skills, talents, and hearts to their work, and are exhilarated each time they finish a mediation session, or talk to a prospective client by phone - knowing they are helping families preserve relationships and financial futures well beyond divorce.  They feel like valued contributors to a larger purpose, earning respectable compensation while maintaining a flexible schedule, and without feeling overloaded.

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR:

P/T LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND COURT FILING SPECIALIST (contractor position)

P/T INTAKE SPECIALIST (contractor position)

P/T PARENTING MEDIATOR & COACH (contractor position)

FAMILY LAW MARKETING ASSISTANT - (internship)

 


LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND COURT FILING SPECIALIST, 10-12 Hrs/Week

The legal administrative and court filing consultant manages an average caseload of 40-50 clients who are in the stages of signing legal agreements all the way through the completion of the divorce filing process.

Specifically, you will:

  • Ensure clients sign and return legal agreements
    Initiate the court filing process for all clients.
    Prepare court forms for clients’ signatures.
    Follow up with clients and answer questions regarding divorce filing process. Send client emails for manual process
    Track client cases on county docket and follow up with prothonotary office, as need, and notify clients of requirements and deadlines.
    Check filing forms for clients for accuracy prior to submitting
    Stays on top of filing changes and updates filing instructions as needed.
    Manage document shredding services with vendor.
    Maintains status reports and updates process documentation, as needed.
    Attends team meetings, as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum associate’s degree. Must possess high level of attention to detail, adherence to legal protocols and procedures, and exceptional organizational and customer service skills required. Paralegal certificate strongly preferred, along with prior experience in family law firm required. Familiarity with divorce filing process in PA is ideal.  Must be very comfortable with technology and automation, including Box.com, Hubspot CRM, Google Apps, and familiarity with document assembly software.  Likes to have a good laugh.

This is a 1099-contract position, estimated at 10-12 hours per week, with a flexible schedule and opportunity to work remotely and/or in office.

Email resume, cover letter and 3 work references with subject line of Legal Administrative and Court Filing Contractor Application to: spastore@mlfamilylawcenter.com.  


P/T INTAKE SPECIALIST (contractor position), 6 Flexible hrs/week

As a member of our team, you will be the first point of contact for prospective clients who are considering their options for divorce.  The intake specialist is responsible for handling all calls and facilitates educating and providing general information on options and next steps prior to scheduling consultations.

The ideal candidate is someone who can compassionately move a conversation forward and educate others, possess an outstanding phone demeanor, high level of empathy, professionalism, strong knowledge and interest in issues surrounding families in the transition of divorce.  

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Schedule and conduct intake assessments for potential clients. 
    Updates and maintains contact records.
    Educate on mediation readiness, our programs and services, costs, etc.
    Editing and updating email templates.
    Screen out and make appropriate referrals to affiliate network, as needed.
    Maintain monthly reports, as needed
    Attends team meetings and offers input on intake process improvement.
    Contributor to our blog, as requested.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree required, with at least 1-3 years work experience in social work or human resources setting.  This individual will also be highly-detail oriented, can follow procedures while also able to make quick judgment calls when needed. Must enjoy using and troubleshooting technology on the job and is expected to adapt and learn new technology.  Experience with CRM, and online scheduling software required. Proofreading skills required. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Sales or marketing experience strongly desired.  Likes to have a good laugh.

This is a p/t 1099-contractor position for 6 flexible hours/week. Must have reliable computer, and smart phone that can work with VOIP phone system.  Work remote and/or in our home-based office. Training provided. 

Email resume, cover letter and 3 work references with subject line of Intake Specialist Application to: spastore@mlfamilylawcenter.com.  


P/T PARENTING MEDIATOR & COACH (contractor position)

As a parenting-mediator and coach, you will assist clients in navigating all aspects of children's well-being as parents separate households. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate productive communication between spouses to guide parties toward mutual agreement around all decisions around living arrangements and children's well-being.
    Provide guidance, education and coaching on child development, managing behaviors and parenting in separate households.
    Review case files in preparation for parenting sessions.
    Prepare a detailed outline of terms and memorandum of understanding as the basis for attorney-drafted parenting plan.
    Collaborate with attorney-mediator and discuss strategies.
    Offer additional resources, including professional referrals from our divorce support network.
    Orientation and collaboration with professionals involved with the case.
    Attend consultations, as requested.
    Participate in team meetings, contribute to blog, podcast, professional orientations, other firm initiatives as requested.

    This is a p/t 1099-contractor position for 1-4 mediations/month. Must have reliable computer.  Work remote. Training provided. 

    Email resume, cover letter and 3 work references with subject line of Parenting Mediator and Coach Application to: spastore@mlfamilylawcenter.com.

EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND REQUIRED

The ideal candidate has a background in mental health and social service,  (S)he will have a minimum bachelor's degree (master's strongly preferred) with at least 3-5 years experience working with diverse family situations, including blended and adoptive families and families with children who have special needs. Familiarity with legal agreements ideal, as well as mediator training. 

The parenting-mediator and coach will be an outstanding communicator, with exceptional interpersonal skills and the resulting ability to build client relationships. Ability to foresee and clarify issues, concerns, needs, and interests of all parties involved to move toward resolution as well as provide exceptional client service and delivery. (S)he will be comfortable with using and learning technology, including: Google Docs, Hubspot CRM and Zoom video-conferencing.  Team player, with willingness to adapt with changing priorities of a small firm also essential.

 


Now Interviewing: Family Law Marketing Assistant Intern for Spring 2019

Are you interested in marketing and communications, family law and/or social work? We love working with interns!  We are currently seeking candidates for our unique internship opportunity during the Spring 2019 semester (and spring, if interested). Main Line Family Law Center is a well-respected, growing divorce mediation firm, with offices located throughout the Main Line. This position is based in Havertown, only 15 minutes from many local college campuses. 

Being a small firm, you will be able to learn many aspects of running a business as well as work directly with senior staff. The intern will assist with a variety of tasks, including: researching and developing content for blog articles and publications, editing and updating website, social media, preparing case files, meeting coordination, database management and other special projects that move our business forward. We also take time to help you fix up your resume and regularly discuss your career goals.

Ideal for undergraduate student considering law school, marketing/business major or social work.  Perfect for someone looking for something other than a typical law firm experience. 

We also love when great interns stay on with us!  Responsibility increase and bonus increase available for additional semester. Opportunity is available to continue through the spring semester and summer.

Qualifications:

  • Highly detail-oriented problem solver
    Professional demeanor
    Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Prior experience with office administrative tasks helpful
    Comfortable with social media and using technology
    Likes to have a good laugh 

During the semester, you'll work 6-12 hours/week with a flexible schedule (esp around mid-terms and finals), start and end date. Must have own laptop. Academic credit can be arranged. Hubspot inbound marketing and sales certification available. Serious inquiries only.  Internship is unpaid this semester, but we love to take you to lunch:-)

Interviews are being scheduled immediately.  Due the uniqueness of this internship, it has become very competitive, so if interested, please send a letter of interest and a resume, as early as possible to Sharon Pastore, spastore@mlfamilylawcenter.com

What interns are saying about working with us..

Interning at the Main Line Family Law Center was an incredibly valuable experience. Sharon Pastore took me under her wing and taught me valuable information about marketing and communications. With this internship, I was able to obtain hands on experience. I felt as if I was truly part of the team. I had the opportunity to learn how to use a popular marketing software, build web pages, help draft blog articles, work to start a new company project, and much more.

After working at the Main Line Family Law Center, I realized that many employers have been very impressed by the skills that I have developed interning there. I would highly recommend this internship to anyone who wants gain valuable knowledge and experience in the marketing and communications industry or considering law school.”

~ Ashleen, English Major, Villanova