Legal Specialists



LSF918030

ASSOCIATE LITIGATION ATTORNEY

Legal

Competitive Base + Billing Bonus Program

Concord, CA

Work is remote for now

Education Requirements: Juris Doctorate and current good standing with CA State bar is required.

Job Description:


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

Job Overview: The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 - 5 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 5 years’ experience working in the Civil Defense Litigation field.
• Active knowledge and ability to settle pre-litigation/litigation cases for full value.
• 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.



 

To apply for this position Forward your resume with contact information to:resumes@legalspecialists.net

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