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Associate Attorney needed for Washington office

Type Full-Time

Location District of Columbia - Washington

Job ID RDJA337059

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - 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 Litigation - General (consumer)

2024-06-21 01:20:08

Job Overview: A law firm in Washington, DC, is seeking an Associate Attorney with litigation experience to join their team. The role involves handling various aspects of litigation, including court appearances, depositions, drafting legal documents, client interaction, and participation in trials. The ideal candidate should be licensed in the District of Columbia and Maryland, with a West Virginia license considered advantageous.

Job Details:

  • Responsible for court appearances, depositions, and all aspects of the discovery process.
  • Drafting complaints, motions, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Regular client interaction and communication.
  • Participation in trials, including preparation and strategy sessions.
  • Managing and prioritizing multiple case files simultaneously.
  • Collaborating with other attorneys and legal staff on case strategy and execution.
  • Maintaining meticulous attention to detail in all work undertaken.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active license to practice law in the District of Columbia and Maryland.
  • A West Virginia license is a plus.
  • 4-5 years of experience in a law firm environment, preferably with a focus on litigation.
  • Proven ability to handle a diverse caseload and work effectively under pressure.
  • Strong legal research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active membership in good standing with the District of Columbia and Maryland Bar.
  • West Virginia Bar admission (preferred).

Skills:

  • Litigation experience, including court appearances and trial preparation.
  • Proficiency in drafting legal documents such as complaints, motions, and briefs.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Detail-oriented approach to legal research and case preparation.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and clients.

The medical malpractice and personal injury law firm has offices in Washington, DC; Hagerstown, Maryland; and Charleston, West Virginia. Its practice areas include Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Birth Injuries, Sexual Assault, Drug Liability, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, and Motor Vehicle Accidents.

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