Trial Attorney

Full-time
West Coast
Posted 2 years ago

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly represent a party in a trial and argue the client’s case for them.
  • Examine all the necessary evidence, research laws and study judicial decisions that are relevant to the case at hand.
  • Regularly meet with their clients to discuss their options and the strategy that is going to be taken once at the trial.
  • Must independently comply with all administrative billing requirements and consistently meet minimum annual hours obligation; and
  • Must be working towards mastery in their field of expertise in the firm, ex. litigation, compliance, etc.
  • Must adhere to firm policies and procedures, ensure accountability with those systems, and take initiative in developing and implementing new systems and procedures for daily management.

Qualifications:

  • Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and 7+ years of litigation or regulatory experience, admittance to bar and be in good standing in all jurisdictions;
  • Must have experience in all stages of litigation including trial preparation and trial and appeals (though in-court trial experience or practice of appellate law not required)
  • Must have mastery of the civil rules in the jurisdictions in which one practices, and expert understanding of all principles of law routinely relied upon in firm’s primary practice areas;
  • Must be able to manage cases independently and able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Must comply with all firm administrative requirements
  • Able to work as a team with attorneys and other colleagues and manage junior employees
  • Superior written and oral communication skills and attention to detail.

 

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