Litigation Associate Attorney Job in Columbia, MD Near Me - 332554 |

Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Maryland - Columbia

Job ID 5NMO332554

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Litigation - General (consumer)

2024-05-06 02:11:16

A law firm based in Columbia, MD, seeks a motivated and detail-oriented Litigation Associate Attorney to join its dynamic team. This position is crucial in handling complex litigation matters across state and federal courts nationwide. The ideal candidate will have a robust background in trial experience, exemplary legal writing and research skills, and the capability to manage client relationships effectively.

Job Duties:

  • Represent clients in civil litigation and other legal proceedings nationwide in state and federal courts.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Conduct extensive legal research and analysis on various case-specific and broader legal issues.
  • Participate actively in trials, hearings, arbitrations, and mediations, providing first- and second-chair trial support as required.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and legal staff to prepare cases for trial.
  • Develop litigation strategies based on client goals and the specifics of the case.
  • Engage directly with clients to provide legal advice, updates on case progress, and strategic planning.
  • Assist with the deposition process, including preparing questions and cross-examining witnesses.


  • Admission to the Maryland Bar.
  • 3-6 years of litigation experience, including significant first or second-chair trial experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in legal writing and research.
  • Ability to communicate complex legal concepts clearly and effectively to clients.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with a proven ability to handle multiple cases simultaneously.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.


  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of professionalism and ethical conduct.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.

This position offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a skilled attorney looking to advance their career in litigation and work on diverse and complex legal issues within a supportive and resource-rich environment.

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