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The Colwell Law Group is a rapidly growing Family Law firm located in Upstate New York with offices in Albany and Saratoga.
We are looking to add to our team with people who share in our mission of advocating for our clients while providing superior customer service.
The Colwell Law Group has been serving the community for over 17 years and has won numerous awards during that time including
Lawfirm500.com’s Fastest Growing Law Firms and The Albany Business Reviews list of Top Law Firms.

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The Colwell Law Group

Paralegal – Matrimonial and Family Law

The Colwell Law Group is a fast-paced, rapidly growing law firm with multiple beautiful locations in Guilderland, Saratoga, and Syracuse, New York. We have an opening for an experienced Paralegal with the ability to perform delegated substantive legal work. The ideal candidate is an experienced, friendly, and detail-oriented paralegal comfortable having frequent contact with attorneys, legal staff, clients, vendors, and courts. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as be part of the support staff team.

What we offer:

 

  • An outstanding and compassionate legal team
  • Work-life balance
  • An open-door approach fostering a collaborative atmosphere
  • A positive, supportive, and goal-driven environment
  • Excellent compensation and benefits

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Administrative and clerical duties such as: answering phones, drafting and preparing documents, organizing files, and tracking appointments and billing
  • Meeting billable requirements and goals
  • Completing tasks assigned by attorneys
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Managing attorney’s calendars
  • Electronically filing court documents

 

Qualifications

To be considered for this position the candidate should possess the following skills/experience:

 

  • Law firm experience, a minimum of 2 years of paralegal experience
  • Knowledge of software (i.e. Clio, Westlaw, Lexis, etc.) and understanding of a multi-line phone system preferred
  • Understanding of deadlines as provided by the court and supervising attorneys and the ability to self-prioritize multiple assignments consistent with those deadlines
  • Experience in drafting matrimonial documents
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to effectively communicate with clients and opposing counsel are required
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work independently and take direction when given, while being in a stressful, fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Must be excellent in time management and multitasking
  • Must be a team player

 

Compensation
$40,000 – $60,000 yearly
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Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation
Associate Attorney
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Associate Attorney

The Colwell Law Group, is a fast-paced, rapidly growing family law firm with multiple beautiful locations in Albany, Saratoga, and Syracuse, New York. We are looking for passionate matrimonial/family law attorneys for our Saratoga Springs office who will zealously represent our clients. The best candidates will have experience with a range of sensitive legal issues such as divorce, child custody, child support, and domestic violence and be able to maintain composure, negotiate, and argue effectively even in emotional and high-stress situations.

What we offer:

 

  • An outstanding, top-rated law firm
  • A great work-life balance 
  • An open-door approach that fosters collaboration
  • A positive, supportive, and goal-driven team
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Professional, respectful and friendly environment

 

Compensation: $80,000 plus based on experience with bonus and incentives

Responsibilities

Examples of duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Manage personal cases using attention to detail and strong time management skills
  • Draft pleadings and various other legal documents timely
  • Attend court appearances and conferences (both virtually and in person).
  • Provide clear and direct legal advice to clients
  • Meet with the managing attorney for monthly case reviews
  • Attend legal team meetings when scheduled

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidates will have two (2) plus years of experience in civil litigation along with:

 

  • Litigation experience (matrimonial and family law, preferred), including but not limited to court appearances, document drafting, and negotiations
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, especially interacting with clients
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Strong professional judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with a strong work ethic
  • Willingness to work in a team and contribute to the overall goals of a growing law firm
  • Admission to the New York State Bar is required

 

Compensation
$80,000+ DOE
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Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation
Matrimonial Family Law Attorney
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Hybrid – Remote

The Colwell Law Group is a fast-paced, rapidly growing family law firm with multiple beautiful locations in Albany, Saratoga, and Syracuse, New York. We are currently looking for passionate matrimonial/family law attorneys for our Saratoga Springs office who will zealously represent our clients. The best candidates will have experience with a range of sensitive legal issues such as divorce, child custody, child support, and domestic violence and be able to maintain composure, negotiate, and argue effectively even in emotional and high-stress situations.

What we offer:

 

  • An outstanding, top-rated law firm
  • A great work-life balance 
  • An open-door approach that fosters collaboration
  • A positive, supportive, and goal-driven team
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Professional, respectful and friendly environment
  • Hybrid remote flexible work schedule

 

The position is mostly remote with some in-office client meetings and in-person court appearances required.

Responsibilities

Examples of duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Manage personal cases using attention to detail and strong time management skills
  • Draft pleadings and various other legal documents timely
  • Attend court appearances and conferences (both virtually and in person)
  • Provide clear and direct legal advice to clients
  • Meet with the managing attorney for monthly case reviews
  • Attend legal team meetings when scheduled
  • Work with the legal support staff to ensure goals are met

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have two (2) plus years of experience in civil litigation with the key requirements of:

 

  • Litigation experience (matrimonial and family law, preferred), including but not limited to court appearances, document drafting, and negotiations.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, especially with clients.
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills.
  • Strong professional judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Proactiveness, resourcefulness, and strong work ethic.
  • Willingness to work in a team and contribute to the overall goals of a growing law firm.
  • Admission to the bar association required

 

Compensation
$80,000 – $110,000 salary based on experience plus bonus/benefits
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Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation
Family Attorney
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The Colwell Law Group

We are excited that our growing law firm has expanded into the Saratoga Springs area. We are currently looking for an experienced Family Attorney who is passionate about representing clients facing one of the most challenging times in their lives. Candidates should be adept at preparing necessary legal documents in connection with prenuptial agreements, initiating and finalizing divorces, alimony, child support/child custody, and real estate.

What we offer:

  • An outstanding and top-rated law firm
  • Great work-life balance 
  • An open-door approach fostering a collaborative atmosphere
  • A positive, supportive, and goal-driven team
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Professional, respectful and friendly environment  

 

Responsibilities
  • Divide marital assets, including real estate, when necessary during divorce proceedings
  • Represent clients in court proceedings as needed
  • Assist clients effectively by understanding their needs analyzing the situation then strategizing and deciding on a proper course of action
  • Maintain client files to ensure they are properly organized and up to date
  • Prepare legal documents such as legal pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, contracts, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases
  • Work closely with the legal team to ensure swift action through the civil litigation process

 

Qualifications
  • Candidates should be great negotiators and communicators, specifically in situations when emotions and stress are high
  • At least 1-2 years of working in a law firm on family law issues as well as real estate (determining marital property) is necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree with a legal background and J.D. degree are required
  • Active membership with the ABA (American Bar Association)
  • Well-written, proactive, and excellent work ethic

 

Compensation
$80,000 – $110,000 salary based on experience plus bonus/benefits
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Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation
Law Firm Intake Specialist
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The Colwell Law Group

Looking for a chance to join a close-knit, compassionate team of dedicated legal professionals? Our law firm is expanding and needs the help of an intake specialist to take our client relations to the next level and manage our growing caseload. Our ideal candidate is great on the phone, a naturally compassionate and empathetic listener, and has a dedication to customer service and a passion for helping those in need. You’ll have an opportunity to help a thriving law firm succeed and make a tangible difference in our clients’ lives every day. If this sounds like a job you’d love, apply now!

Responsibilities
  • Supervise new client onboarding and current client files through data entry and paperwork collection to ensure our cases are managed efficiently
  • Set appointments for potential clients that meet our criteria to keep our lawyers’ schedules organized and grow our caseload
  • Survey potential clients to determine the right fit with our practice, while listening to all phone calls in an empathetic manner
  • Take charge of various office tasks such as email correspondence, document management, data organization, and research to make sure our firm is running at peak efficiency
  • Work with marketing to collaborate on outbound sales tactics and partnerships with other law firms in order to help bring in new cases

 

  • Schedule initial consultations for potential new clients and follow up to ensure that the potential clients show up for their appointments prepared
  • Follow up with leads who failed to set or show up for scheduled appointments
  • Manage data entry in the firm’s CRM to ensure proper lead reporting and follow-up are conducted
  • Coordinate with the marketing department to ensure an adequate flow of qualified leads

 

Qualifications
  • Sales or customer service experience highly valued
  • Strong ability to communicate eloquently and empathetically a must
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel
  • High school diploma or equivalent needed, while a Bachelor’s degree is desired
  • Solid data entry, spreadsheet management, and computer skills
Compensation
$35,000-$45,000 yearly
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Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation
Client Relations Manager
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The Colwell Law Group is a fast-paced, rapidly growing law firm with multiple class-A locations in the Albany, Saratoga, and Syracuse, NY areas. We are currently looking for a Sales Manager who will primarily oversee the activities of the non-attorney sales staff known as Client Relations Managers (“CRMs”). The CRMs role is to meet with potential new clients (PNCs) to identify their legal problems and offer solutions including retainer the service of the legal team.

What we offer:

 

  • An outstanding and top-rated law firm
  • Great work-life balance
  • An open-door approach fostering a collaborative atmosphere
  • A positive, supportive, and goal-driven team
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Professional, respectful and friendly environment

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for training the Client Relations Managers (ensuring the use of the consultative solutions selling approach)
  • Ensure quality consultations, follow-ups and transition of the PNC to client experience through the use of QA and feedback
  • Track CRM goals and objectives; including their proper documentation and completion of tasks in LM
  • Backup CRM as needed
  • Review and present quarterly bonus data to upper management
  • Actively engage in dialogue with management regarding CRM front-line experience, quality, and volume of leads and give
  • constructive feedback as needed
  • Effectively motivate the CRM to strive to meet and exceed firm goals
  • Use of excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the legal team

 

Qualifications

 

  • A strong interest and proven track record of utilizing the consultative solutions selling approach
  • A proactive, can-do attitude with great follow-through and resourcefulness
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of the legal team, particularly management
  • Minimum of two(2)-five(5) years leading a sales team(s) to success
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in Clio, Lawmatics, and knowledge of the legal industry, preferred
  • Professional, respectful, and approachable leader

 

Compensation
$70,000 – $85,000 + incentives
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Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation
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The Colwell Law Group

The Colwell Law Group is a fast-paced, rapidly growing law firm with multiple class-A locations in the Albany, Saratoga, and Syracuse, NY areas. We are currently looking for a Sales Manager who will primarily oversee the activities of the non-attorney sales staff known as Client Relations Managers (“CRMs”). The CRMs role is to meet with potential new clients (PNCs) to identify their legal problems and offer solutions including retainer the service of the legal team.

What we offer:

 

  • An outstanding and top-rated law firm
  • Great work-life balance
  • An open-door approach fostering a collaborative atmosphere
  • A positive, supportive, and goal-driven team
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Professional, respectful and friendly environment

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for training the Client Relations Managers (ensuring the use of the consultative solutions selling approach)
  • Ensure quality consultations, follow-ups and transition of the PNC to client experience through the use of QA and feedback
  • Track CRM goals and objectives; including their proper documentation and completion of tasks in LM
  • Backup CRM as needed
  • Review and present quarterly bonus data to upper management
  • Actively engage in dialogue with management regarding CRM front-line experience, quality, and volume of leads and give
  • constructive feedback as needed
  • Effectively motivate the CRM to strive to meet and exceed firm goals
  • Use of excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the legal team

 

Qualifications

 

  • A strong interest and proven track record of utilizing the consultative solutions selling approach
  • A proactive, can-do attitude with great follow-through and resourcefulness
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of the legal team, particularly management
  • Minimum of two(2)-five(5) years leading a sales team(s) to success
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in Clio, Lawmatics, and knowledge of the legal industry, preferred
  • Professional, respectful, and approachable leader

 

Compensation
$70,000 – $85,000 + incentives
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Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation
Sales Manager – ALBANY, NY US
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The Colwell Law Group is a fast-paced, rapidly growing law firm with multiple class-A locations in the Albany, Saratoga, and Syracuse, NY areas. We are currently looking for a Sales Manager who will primarily oversee the activities of the non-attorney sales staff known as Client Relations Managers (“CRMs”). The CRMs role is to meet with potential new clients (PNCs) to identify their legal problems and offer solutions including retainer the service of the legal team.
What we offer:

  • An outstanding and top-rated law firm
  • Great work-life balance
  • An open-door approach fostering a collaborative atmosphere
  • A positive, supportive, and goal-driven team
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Professional, respectful and friendly environment

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for training the Client Relations Managers (ensuring the use of the consultative solutions selling approach)
  • Ensure quality consultations, follow-ups and transition of the PNC to client experience through the use of QA and feedback
  • Track CRM goals and objectives; including their proper documentation and completion of tasks in LM
  • Backup CRM as needed
  • Review and present quarterly bonus data to upper management
  • Actively engage in dialogue with management regarding CRM front-line experience, quality, and volume of leads and give
  • constructive feedback as needed
  • Effectively motivate the CRM to strive to meet and exceed firm goals
  • Use of excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the legal team

Qualifications

  • A strong interest and proven track record of utilizing the consultative solutions selling approach
  • A proactive, can-do attitude with great follow-through and resourcefulness
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of the legal team, particularly management
  • Minimum of two(2)-five(5) years leading a sales team(s) to success
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in Clio, Lawmatics, and knowledge of the legal industry, preferred
  • Professional, respectful, and approachable leader

Compensation
$70,000 – $85,000 + incentives
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Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Referral Program
Supervising Attorney – Saratoga Springs Office
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The Colwell Law Group is a growing family and matrimonial law firm with locations in Albany and Saratoga, New York seeking a supervising attorney for our Saratoga location.  The firm has been recognized by the Albany Business Review as one of the Capital-Regions top law firms as well as acknowledged by LawFirm500 as one of the fastest-growing firms in the country.  The Colwell Law Group focuses on a culture where all employees can grow and become part of a dynamic team.  A work-life balance is essential to the success of the firm.

As a Supervising Attorney, you will partner with the Managing Attorney and other Supervising Attorneys to lead a successful legal team.  You will also assist in navigating and representing individuals as they go through a difficult time in their lives. Prime candidates will have experience with a range of sensitive legal issues such as divorce, child abuse, child custody, and domestic violence, and be able to maintain composure, negotiate, and argue effectively in emotional and high-stress situations.

This role supervises a dedicated team of attorneys and legal support staff.

General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following for their dedicated team:

  • Serve as direct supervisor for two (2) attorneys and one support staff member;
  • Prepare and submit reports as required by the managing attorney;
  • Ensure team adheres to company and legal department policies and procedures;
  • Facilitate staff engagement, teamwork, collaboration and development.
  • Measuring key performance indicators (KPIs) of their team;
  • Monitor individual and team revenue goals and billable hours;
  • Ensure client satisfaction;
  • Assist in billing review and account management;
  • Train and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign duties, and conduct performance reviews in conjunction with management staff;

The supervising attorneys are also responsible for successfully managing their own case load with similar, specifically defined, KPIs.

Requirements/Qualifications/About the Successful Candidate:

  • A strong working knowledge of New York Family Court Act and Domestic Relations Law.  Experience in litigating such matters in New York Courts.
  • Humility in working with colleagues and clients across the spectrum of diversity, including race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status,
  • Must have received or be willing to receive and maintain up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination (including eligible boosters) by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required.
  • Membership in good standing in the New York State Bar.
  • Supervisor experience strongly preferred;
  • Experience supervising legal work and projects strongly preferred;
  • Experience and skills in organizing and supervising legal case work and projects strongly preferred;

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NY Analog
13:09 15 Aug 22
Through a yearlong and difficult divorce, Anthony Sokolowski was a skilled attorney who helped me navigate the most... challenging aspects of a divorce and custody battle. He was on top of things throughout, always patient and empathetic. When things got tough he was a strong defender and he had embodied my situation when I needed him to do that.read more
Lucinda Yates
Lucinda Yates
22:43 04 Aug 22
I retained Attorney Anthony Sokolowski for my very difficult and complicated divorce and custody case. Anthony was not... only knowledgeable but personable and I never felt alone throughout process. Anthony was always honest and genuine with me, he was always available and made me feel safe in the fact that he was fighting for my and my child’s best interest. I worked with Anthony for over a year and this held true throughout entire time. We ended with getting what I asked for and the best possible outcome for myself and my child.I highly recommend Anthony Sokolowski for any family law needs.read more
Brenna Rustick
Brenna Rustick
20:46 11 Jul 22
I was referred to this Law Group from a local office and I'm glad I followed through. I was represented by Kyle who... was professional, responsive, and easy to work with. I felt very comfortable with his representation. Thank you....Carmel Reillyread more
David Bellefeuille
David Bellefeuille
14:01 28 Jun 22
My experience was truly enlightening and very welcoming! I spoke with Kito who instantaneously related with my... situation and assured me that the firm could help me and I believe him. Five stars all around. It’s nice to meet people who have the same compassion for fathers rights and actually love to help instead of just pushing papers through. Thanks For all the information and encouragement Kito .read more
Rebecca Linscott
Rebecca Linscott
14:04 11 Jun 22
From the very first call, this law firm has been nothing short of exceptional. My family is working with Kyle, who... consistently provides support, dedication, responsiveness, and who utilizes his experience to help us navigate family court and custody. Every interaction is professional, and I would highly recommend the Colwell Law Group.read more
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