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Associate Attorney needed for Salt Lake City office

Type Full-Time

Location Utah - Salt Lake City

Job ID MELQ318842

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 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 22:35:49

A law firm is seeking a motivated and skilled Associate Attorney to join its team in Salt Lake City, UT. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of General Insurance Defense experience, with a focus on civil litigation. The Associate Attorney will be responsible for handling a diverse caseload involving medical malpractice, general liability, products and premises liability, financial institutions, professional liability, and business litigation.

Job Details:


  • Manage a substantial caseload encompassing civil litigation and insurance defense litigation.
  • Draft, prepare, and handle pleadings, motions, orders, and legal memoranda.
  • Conduct legal research competently and proficiently.
  • Prepare and take depositions of parties and experts.
  • Review client documents, draft case evaluations, and status report correspondence.
  • Assist with and participate in trial preparation, mediation, and court appearances.
  • Interact directly with clients, claim professionals, opposing counsel, colleagues, and staff.


  • Minimum 2 years of General Insurance Defense experience with a willingness to learn.
  • Must be licensed to practice in Utah state and federal district courts.
  • Additional admissions to surrounding states are preferred.


  • Proactive work style, capable of working independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with superb organization and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to seamlessly transition from case to case.
  • Knowledge of both state and federal court procedures.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet navigation.


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


  • Admission to the Utah State Bar.
  • Additional admissions to surrounding states are preferred.

Job Location:

Salt Lake City, UT

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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