CIVIL DEFENSE LITIGATION ATTORNEYS (2-Openings!)

    Web ID: LSF120180
    Local Location: Downtown LA
    Compensation: Base Up to $120K+ Monthly Billing Bonuses & Potential Signing Bonus!
    Education: Juris Doctorate and current good standing with CA State bar
    Benefits: Excellent Benefits Package
Summary:

Civil Defense Litigation Attorney

A dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a statewide practice is seeking two Defense Litigation Associate to join its downtown Los Angeles office. Offers monthly billing bonus program, excellent benefits, paid parking, a collegial work environment, and opportunities for advancement.

The ideal candidates will possess a minimum of 3-5 years of civil litigation defense experience. Excellent opportunity for Associate Attorneys with backgrounds in general litigation, products liability, premises liability, auto liability, employment, or construction law.  Strong research, analytical, communication skills required, and the proven ability to manage a complex caseload are essential.

Benefits:

  • Monthly Billing Bonus Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K), FSA, group Life, and LTD offered
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time

This is a fantastic chance for litigators who wish to have more experience appearing in court well as taking and defending depositions. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply with a resume and cover letter.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

  • Direct and support investigation on all assigned cases.
  • Analyze and assess case value to aid in early resolution.
  • Evaluate, create and execute a litigation plan to cover all phases of litigation.
  • Maintain communication with the client through the course of the claim.
  • Comply with all litigation and budgeting guidelines.
  • Perform legal research on relevant issues throughout the litigation process.
  • Draft meet and confer letters to opposing counsel regarding discovery issues.
  • Represent the interests of the client(s) at hearings, trials, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and other proceedings.
  • Prepare clients for depositions and other applicable hearings.
  • Negotiate settlements on behalf of the client(s).
Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate and current good standing with CA State bar are required.
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience working in Civil Defense Litigation.
  • Knowledge of current employment and construction laws.
  • Strong research, analytical, and communication skills.

To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume.