Defense Attorney Job in Miami, FL Near Me - 329845 | BCGSearch.com

Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Florida - Miami

Job ID 25XK329845

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Insurance Defense - GeneralPersonal Injury Defense

2024-04-03 05:40:28

Job Overview: A law firm in Miami, FL, is seeking an experienced Defense Attorney focusing on personal injury and/or insurance defense. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of relevant experience, exceptional research and writing skills, and the ability to work effectively within a team. Spanish fluency is highly preferred.

Job Duties:

  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Respond to discovery requests and motions.
  • Conduct and defend depositions of witnesses and experts.
  • Attend court hearings, mediations, and settlement conferences.
  • Prepare for and represent clients at trials.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support staff on case strategy and execution.

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of experience in personal injury and/or insurance defense.
  • Barred in Texas, with active membership in good standing.
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Proactive, responsible, diligent, and responsive work ethic.
  • Strong research, writing, and oral advocacy skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish (speaking, reading, and writing) is strongly preferred.
  • Admission to Texas federal courts is strongly preferred.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Bar admission in Texas.

Skills:

  • Legal research and analysis.
  • Legal writing and drafting.
  • Oral advocacy.
  • Case management and organization.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish (preferred).

Headquartered in Florida, this premier law firm is comprised of a fairly large team of seasoned attorneys and handles a variety of issues related to nine areas of practice, including civil-commercial litigation, appellate practice-litigation support, bankruptcy law, commercial-real estate transactions, and loan workouts-restructurings. The firm is also actively involved in community outreach efforts throughout the year.

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