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Associate Attorney-Experienced

Job description

Associate Attorneys are responsible for 80-100 cases at a time and are responsible for all aspects of the case from the initial “Welcome Email” to the conclusion of the case.

This position requires excellent time management & computer skills; as well as professionalism and ability to track deadlines effectively.

Associate attorneys are responsible to ensure clients know the status of their cases, that all deadlines are met, drafting and approving all pleadings, developing and implementing legal strategies, and must be able to delegate and supervise task completion.

Associate Attorneys must show absolute preparedness for meetings and court appearances; be able to write clear, concise, detailed correspondence. 

To be considered for a mid-level Associate Attorney, applicants must have a minimum of five years attorney experience – experience as a practicing attorney in a position that requires an active law license and court room litigation. 

This position will go to court frequently, usually alone (we team up, as needed) and requires research, motion, and discovery practice – MSJ, MTD – prepare for/handle Mediations, Settlement proposals, negotiations, depositions; requires ability to predict results accurately and manage client expectations accordingly. 

This is a demanding, fast-paced, full time, high case load mid-level trial attorney position.

Salary, Probation, & Growth Potential

Experienced Mid-level attorney salaries range $60-80,000 plus full standard benefits, with annual raises and a guaranteed base salary of $100,000, if you make partner. 

Starting probationary and non probationary salaries are negotiable based on experience and contributions to the firm, clients you bring with you, referrals, etc.

The first partner vote is at four years employment by all partners of the firm. 

We are extremely transparent in our budget, income of the firm, and in raises/bonuses. We firmly believe the compensation of team members should be in direct proportion to their contributions to the bottom line of the firm.

We set specific goals and guarantee raises if we make those goals annually.

We really want great team members – maturity, leadership, organization, desire to try cases, and desire to work as a team, recognizing that we are better together than we are solo – can do a better job for clients and enjoy our job with a positive work-life family balance by building trust and depending on our team. 

There is unlimited growth potential in practice areas, management/responsibility & salary. 

 

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