Civil Litigation Attorney - Trucking Job in Cleveland, OH Near Me - 329762 |

Civil Litigation Attorney - Trucking

Type Full-Time

Location Ohio - Cleveland

Job ID X22F329762

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Trucking and Auto Defense

2024-04-02 04:29:40

A law firm in Cleveland is seeking a Civil Litigation Attorney with a focus on trucking defense. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of relevant experience and possess strong research, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Experience in litigating general liability claims, particularly in personal injury and premises liability, is desirable. The role involves defending against large commercial trucking claims and handling all aspects of civil litigation, including investigation, discovery, depositions, expert witness management, and motion practice.



  • Defend against large commercial trucking claims.
  • Investigate claims and gather evidence.
  • Prepare and respond to written discovery requests.
  • Take and defend depositions of witnesses.
  • Manage expert witnesses and interact with them effectively.
  • Handle all aspects of motion practice, including drafting and arguing motions.
  • Represent clients in court hearings and proceedings.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, and other legal documents.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, courts, and opposing counsel.



  • Active Ohio law license.
  • 1+ years of relevant experience in civil litigation.
  • Interest in defending against trucking claims.
  • Experience in litigating general liability claims (preferred).
  • Excellent research, writing, and oral advocacy skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.



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



Active Ohio law license.



  • Strong research and analytical abilities.
  • Exceptional writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in legal work.

Established almost a century ago, this premier law firm has two offices in the state of Ohio and one in Michigan. A significantly large team of highly skilled attorneys comprise this law practice. The firm concentrates on eight practice areas, including appellate law, business-employment law, general litigation, and insurance law. It is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity at the workplace.

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