Litigation Defense Associate Attorney Job in Saint Louis, MO Near Me - 312416 |

Litigation Defense Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Missouri - Saint Louis

Job ID 8K39312416

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

2024-02-02 01:26:55

A law firm is seeking a Litigation Defense Associate Attorney:

Job Overview: The Litigation Defense Associate Attorney will be responsible for managing cases through all phases of litigation, conducting investigations, and preparing for court proceedings. This role requires strong attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and excellent communication and advocacy skills.


  • Independently manage cases through the litigation process, collaborating with the case team as needed.
  • Conduct comprehensive fact investigations to gather evidence and build a solid defense.
  • Handle document productions and assist with various discovery tasks.
  • Prepare witnesses for deposition, ensuring they are well-prepared to provide effective testimony.
  • Take and defend depositions, representing the firm's clients during legal proceedings.
  • Review, summarize, and analyze various records, including medical records, to support cases.
  • Assist in juror research to contribute to jury selection and case strategy.
  • Prepare for court hearings, ensuring all necessary documentation and arguments are organized.
  • Contribute to trial preparation and attend trials as required.


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in all phases of litigation defense.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Active licensure in both Missouri and Illinois.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong advocacy skills to effectively represent clients.


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


  • Active bar admission in both Missouri and Illinois.


  • Proficiency in legal research and analysis.
  • Case management and litigation strategy expertise.
  • Witness preparation and deposition skills.
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Competency in reviewing and summarizing various types of records.
  • Effective courtroom presence and trial preparation capabilities.

Benefits offered:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 401K matching.
  • Free medical, dental, and vision insurance options for eligible employees.

Founded almost three decades back, this law firm focuses on obtaining the best results for its clients in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner. The firm's practice areas include aviation law, business law, civil and complex litigation, construction law, employment law, environmental law, fidelity and surety laws, insurance law, pharmaceutical law, products liability, professional liability, and regional and national litigation management. The attorneys here are especially qualified to evaluate and advise clients in specialized areas such as communications, consumer information, product warnings, and regulatory compliance.

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