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Litigation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Missouri - Saint Louis

Job ID HFZ6318843

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 2 : Consumer and/or Business $$

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Firm Salary-Tend to Be on Lower End in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Insurance Defense - General

2024-01-18 22:32:49

A law firm is seeking a motivated and experienced Litigation Attorney to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling a significant caseload of litigation matters, demonstrating expertise in legal research, drafting pleadings, conducting depositions, and participating in mediation and court appearances. The position requires 1-5 years of experience in civil litigation, with a preference for those experienced in Insurance Defense. The candidate must be licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois state and federal courts, with additional state admissions considered a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, prepare, and handle pleadings, motions, orders, and legal memoranda.
  • Draft and respond to written discovery and dispositive motions.
  • Conduct legal research competently and with proficiency.
  • Prepare and take depositions of parties and experts.
  • Review client documents, draft case evaluations, and provide status report correspondence.
  • Assist with and participate in mediations and court appearances.
  • Manage multiple case files successfully in a busy environment.
  • Demonstrate strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Maintain a strong attention to detail with superb organization and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to move seamlessly from case to case.
  • Possess knowledge of both state and federal court procedures.

Requirements:

  • 1-5 years of experience in the defense of civil litigation.
  • Broad experience in Insurance Defense is a plus.
  • Experience in employment, banking, intellectual property, and construction litigation is desirable.
  • Must be licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois state and federal courts.
  • Additional state admissions are a plus.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Missouri and Illinois state bars.
  • Additional state admissions are a plus.

Skills:

  • Strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with superb organization and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple case files successfully in a busy environment.
  • Knowledge of both state and federal court procedures.

Job Location:

Saint Louis, MO

Benefits offered:

The firm offers a competitive compensation plan and an excellent benefits package in a dynamic work environment that provides substantial opportunities for professional development.

Founded in 1998, this firm specializes in a wide range of areas including business litigation, insurance coverage, workers' compensation, intellectual property, product liability, and others. With 22 offices, this nationwide law firm provides responsive legal service at a reasonable price throughout the country. The firm is built on the integrity and professionalism of diverse attorneys. The firm offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package in a collaborative and dynamic work environment. The firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The lawyers have a long history of giving back to communities through pro bono activity.,

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