ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

    Web ID: LSF918030
    State:
    Local Location: Work is remote for now
    Compensation: Base Up to $120K + Billing Bonus Program
    Education: Juris Doctorate and current good standing with CA State bar is required.
    Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Summary:

Growing East Bay firm, pleasant working environment, excellent benefits, and competitive salary including billing bonus program. Immediate opening!

Job Description:


Job Overview:
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 1 – 2 years in civil litigation defense experience. Strong research, analytical, communication, and writing skills and the proven ability to manage a complex caseload are essential.

Essential Functions:

  • Direct and support investigation on all assigned litigation matters.
  • Assess potential and current matters for valuation purposes to aid in early resolution.
  • Evaluate, create, and execute a litigation plan for potential and current matters from pre-litigation through trial.
  • Maintain communication with clients through the course of the claim and litigation including all client required reporting and budgeting guidelines.
  • Perform legal research on relevant issues during the pre-litigation process and throughout litigation.
  • Prepare responsive pleadings for filing with the appropriate court.
  • Advocate and respond to written discovery. Draft meet and confer letters to opposing counsel regarding discovery issues.
  • Prepare clients for depositions and other applicable hearings.
  • Take and defend depositions throughout litigation.
  • Prepare and respond to law and motion.
  • Attend court appearances.
  • Responsible for preparing matters for trial, including the creation of all trial documents, motions in limine and oppositions to defense motions in limine, outline for direct and cross-examination of witnesses, etc.
Job Requirements:
  • Juris Doctorate and current good standing with CA State bar is required.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in the Civil Defense Litigation field.
  • Active knowledge and ability to assist in settling pre-litigation/litigation cases.
  • Strong research, analytical, and communication skills (oral and written).For consideration, please forward resume and include desired salary range with cover letter.
  • Telecommuting available for the right candidate.

All inquiries are kept confidential.


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