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Associate Attorney needed for West Palm Beach office

Type Full-Time

Location Florida - West Palm Beach

Job ID YNUG314511

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 7 Years

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Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Salary (Tends to be on Lower End to Lowest in Market (Varies by Firm))

Practice Areas Environmental Law - Litigation - Defense

2024-01-18 00:37:59

A law firm in West Palm Beach, FL, is seeking a highly qualified Associate Attorney with a strong background in environmental litigation. The ideal candidate should be a member of the Florida Bar and possess at least 5-7 years of relevant experience. Clerkship experience and first chair experience are highly preferred, and the candidate should demonstrate a strong sense of professionalism, initiative, and a desire to pursue business development. Exceptional analytical, communication, and writing skills are essential for this role.

Duties:

  • Represent clients in environmental litigation cases, including but not limited to disputes related to environmental regulations, permitting, land use, and contamination issues.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to provide clients with accurate and timely legal advice.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, motions, and contracts.
  • Attend court hearings, trials, and mediations to advocate for clients and present their cases effectively.
  • Collaborate with senior attorneys to develop case strategies and provide legal counsel.
  • Assist in client development and business expansion efforts, including networking and client relationship management.

Requirements:

  • Must be a member of the Florida Bar.
  • 5-7 years of experience in environmental litigation.
  • Preferred experience with clerkship and first chair responsibilities.
  • Strong sense of professionalism, initiative, and a desire to pursue business development.
  • Exceptional analytical, communication, and writing skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of attorneys and support staff.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.

Education:

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

Certifications:

  • Admission to the Florida Bar.

Skills:

  • Proficient in legal research and analysis.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy abilities.
  • Ability to manage a high caseload and meet deadlines.
  • Business development and networking skills.

This Florida law firm was founded over two decades ago to offer mediation and litigation services to individuals, businesses, and government entities. Their areas of practice include governmental law, Indian law, environmental and natural resources law, business law, intellectual property, appellate litigation, civil litigation, and more. Their offices are located in Jacksonville, Tallahasee, Tampa Bay, and West Palm Beach.

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