Litigation Associate Attorney Job in West Palm Beach, FL Near Me - 296821 |

Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Florida - West Palm Beach

Job ID NUF4296821

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Litigation - Commercial

2024-01-08 01:35:22

West Palm Beach office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a litigation associate attorney with 4-7 years of experience taking and defending depositions, preparing and responding to discovery, drafting and arguing motions, and preparing for mediations and trials. The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of a case in state and federal court. This includes pre-trial preparation, court appearances, motions, depositions, mediations, negotiations, and trials. Meet with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects. Draft legal documents, including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories, and file motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures. Research and analyze statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provide written analysis to attorneys. Handle court appearances and motion practice, take/defend depositions, handle negotiation of litigation disputes, including mediation, and handle/assist with evidentiary hearings and trials. Interview clients and witnesses. Prepare, organize, store, and retrieve case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, and other items. Develop and maintain records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases. Experience preparing federal and state court filings, handling court appearances, taking and defending depositions, and managing discovery and motions is required. Trial or evidentiary hearing experience is a plus. Experience in legal ethics, professional liability, business disputes, and/or partnership and shareholder disputes is preferred. Previous litigation experience focused on legal ethics, business disputes, fiduciary duties, corporate law, and/or partnership and shareholder disputes is desired. Must be a member of the Florida Bar.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school. Exceptional communication skills are required. An understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters is needed. Should have the ability to perform tasks utilizing legal office software such as document management. Must have full proficiency with advanced, multifunction word processing software, including MS Office Suites (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and PDF programs) or related software. Experience in Coyote is a plus. Must have a proven track record of strong legal research, writing, and analytical skills.

Established in the first quarter of the twentieth century, this prestigious law firm has two offices in Florida and employs a fairly large team of highly skilled attorneys. It has thirteen practice groups, including agricultural law, business-corporate, eminent domain, financial institutions, litigation, and municipal law. Over the years, the firm's attorneys have been acknowledged numerous times in prominent industry publications.

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