Commercial Litigation Attorney Job in Cedar Rapids, IA Near Me - 333215 | BCGSearch.com

Commercial Litigation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Iowa - Cedar Rapids

Job ID 1CJO333215

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Litigation - Commercial

2024-06-14 07:13:02

A law firm in Cedar Rapids, IA, is seeking a Commercial Litigation Attorney. The attorney will be responsible for handling various aspects of litigation, including case investigation, pre-trial discovery, depositions, motion practice, hearings, and trials. While experience in commercial litigation is preferred, candidates with proficiency in litigation in other substantive legal areas, such as family law or criminal law, are also encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate should be organized, capable of managing deadlines, and possess excellent academic credentials, along with strong writing, analytical, leadership, and communication skills.

 

Duties:

  • Handle all facets of litigation, including case investigation, pre-trial discovery, depositions, motion practice, hearings, and trials
  • Represent clients in commercial litigation matters, advocating for their interests
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support case strategy
  • Draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, and other court filings
  • Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and opposing counsel
  • Manage deadlines and prioritize tasks efficiently

 

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of law firm or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in litigation, preferably in commercial litigation
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Strong writing, analytical, leadership, and communication skills
  • Organized and capable of managing deadlines effectively

 

Education & Certifications:

Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school

This Iowa-based firm was founded more than 150 years ago. Forty-five very skilled attorneys comprise the firm, and its practice areas are widespread. Some of their practice disciplines are appellate law, business law, agribusiness, education and media-communication law. Its attorneys are recipients of top honors from leading periodicals. The firm is AV rated.

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