Litigation Associate Attorney Job in Encinitas, CA Near Me - 319192 |

Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Encinitas

Job ID K7CU319192

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Litigation - White Collar Crime & Government Investigations - DefenseLitigation - Commercial

2024-02-26 19:51:02

A law firm is seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney with 3+ years of experience, preferably including commercial litigation, trial, or white-collar and investigations experience. The candidate should have hands-on litigation experience and be a member of the California Bar in good standing. The Litigation Associate Attorney will play a key role in the firm's litigation practice, contributing hands-on experience in legal research, discovery, depositions, witness interviews, drafting pleadings, writing briefs, motion practice, and trial preparation. The ideal candidate will have excellent legal writing and research skills, and prior experience as a judicial law clerk is a plus. Strong communication and advocacy skills, the ability to work collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams, and effective problem-solving capabilities are essential for success in this role.



  • Conduct hands-on litigation tasks, including legal research and discovery.
  • Handle depositions, witness interviews, and trial preparation.
  • Draft pleadings, write briefs, and prepare and argue motions.
  • Utilize excellent legal writing and research skills.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams across practice areas.
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving capabilities.
  • Work independently and proactively.
  • Develop creative solutions to meet client and team needs.



  • 3+ years of litigation experience.
  • California Bar membership is in good standing.
  • Excellent legal writing and research skills.
  • Prior experience as a judicial law clerk is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and advocacy skills.


Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Membership in the California Bar.



  • Litigation experience, including trial or white-collar investigations.
  • Effective team player with multidisciplinary collaboration skills.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.
  • Creative thinking for developing solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



3+ years of litigation experience, preferably with some commercial litigation, trial, or white-collar and investigations experience.

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