Litigation Attorney Job in Murrieta, CA Near Me - 236052 |

Litigation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Murrieta

Job ID 2LDI236052

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 1 : Mostly Consumer $

Practice Areas Probate

2023-01-06 23:56:33

Murrieta office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 5+ years of probate litigation experience handling matters from inception to conclusion, including meeting with clients, developing a legal strategy, preparing the appropriate documents, and presenting the case. The candidate will work directly and regularly with the owner and staff to manage, as well as work on, the firms caseload. Will execute and supervise the timely execution of case-specific work like pleading and motion drafting, discovery, depositions, mediation, and hearings. Making and carrying out the tactical and strategic decisions about cases and their progress; and making sure the client stays up to date on the case developments. Conduct initial consultations with clients. Identify the appropriate strategy to meet the clients expressed objectives and make recommendations for fulfill those objectives. Explain complex legal concepts and strategies in plain language to the client. Regularly consult with clients, accountants, financial advisors and other parties as needed to effectively move cases forward. Cultivate relationships with the firms existing and future clients by maintaining consistent and timely communication. Report on caseload at a weekly case review meeting. Develop a client following to increase the firms revenues. Must have proficiency in the suite of Microsoft Office programs - Word and Outlook, mostly, but Excel and PowerPoint are strong plusses. Should be licensed with the California State Bar. Working knowledge of court proceedings essential. Strong computer skills with extensive experience using MS Office Suite, timekeeping and case management software essential. Experience with Wealth Counsel drafting is desired. A transferrable book of business is a big plus.

The candidate should have exceptional communication and writing skills. Must demonstrate clear thinking under pressure; and has excellent strategic and tactical thinking and is willing to dig in to make the right calls in handling the case. Must have D. from an accredited law school. Must have effective, clear, concise and accurate communication, both oral and written, at an appropriate level to the situation of the client.

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