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Associate Attorney

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Marietta, GA

Posted on

Aug 25,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Construction
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Seeking a self-motivated, experienced attorney that is eager to handle construction litigation cases for our clients, primarily in our Marietta office. Successful candidates must have compassion and a strong work ethic.

Associate Attorney will handle every phase of litigation: filing lawsuits, discovery, depositions, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, hearings, jury and bench trials and post-trial motions. Assist other attorneys and staff with research and writing associated with the optimum candidate’s caseload and other firm needs. 

  • Must be proficient in performing legal research and writing
  • Must be proficient in drafting pleadings, briefs, affidavits, discovery, proposed orders, as well as correspondence, memoranda, and opinion letters
  • Must be well-versed in the rules of evidence and civil procedure
  • Must be able to work well independently and with all members of the group
  • Experience with taking and defending depositions a plus

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • 3 to 5 years in practice of plaintiff’s litigation work
  • Must expect to work the time necessary to handle a heavy caseload
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and legal skills. 
  • Ability to craft case strategy from start to finish
  • Resourceful, computer savvy with a working knowledge of basic software and use of same. 
  • Proficiency with online legal research
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and cases
  • Good time management and organization skills. for contacts with all levels of management and clients
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Ability to initiate, organize and coordinate complex projects and cases. 
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
  • Be reliable and team oriented
  • Establish a strong follow-up system to ensure deadlines are not missed for which various pleadings must be served and filed.
  • Ability to work independently, but work well as a part of the firm team, including supporting other Senior Attorneys

This position requires you give permission and be subject to a background check

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Marietta, GA 30064

Required experience: Attorney with 3 to 5 years of plaintiff’s litigation and/or defense work, including 1st or 2nd chair jury trial experience

Must Be a Licensed Attorney in Georgia and Good Standing Member of The State Bar of Georgia

Company info

carvalho & associates, pc

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