Job Details

Associate Attorney - **

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Law Student

Years of Experience

1-4 yrs required


Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 03,2017

Posted on

Apr 08,2016
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
145 hits


Associate Attorney Duties: Conduct legal research and provide advice or opinions and other legal assistance to companies and individuals. Acting for a client may initiate, prosecute and defend litigation or arbitration on the client’s behalf, or they may negotiate and draft contracts for a business or financial deal. Researching and analyzing the law on complex issues and writing a brief for submission to a supervising attorney; Synthesizing legal research and analysis into a coherent written memorandum or brief for submission to a client, court or arbitrator; Appearing in a court of law, arbitration or other judicial tribunal on behalf of the firm’s client, and presenting well-reasoned arguments to the judicial body; Analyzing and summarizing complicated legal documents and suggesting alterations to those documents; Negotiating with outside parties on settlements; Anticipating and mitigating potential legal problems within the law firm or for a client, and developing strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk; and Manage work flow and request assistance from supervising attorney when necessary in the overall completion of and meeting of litigation deadlines. First Year Associate – Work under heavy supervision and should be familiar with standard legal concepts and procedures. 1-3 Year Associate – Performs a variety of tasks under general supervision and should be familiar with standard concepts and procedures within a particular practice area. 4-9+ Years Associate – Performs research and analysis of law, preparation of briefs and strategy development; may possess business development experience. Focus on quality work product; creative and strategic lawyering.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree and be a member of applicable state Bar; 1-4 years' relevant experience. Knowledge of state and federal civil procedure and state, federal and local rules; Familiar with Asbestos General Orders; and experience with the following programs: Microsoft Office Suite, Prolaw, and NetDocs. Superior writing skills; confident and thoughtful analysis; and maintain strong time management and organizational skills, detail oriented, and self-motivated.

Company info

Apply Now

Similar Jobs:

Legal File Clerk The canddiate must be able to read and sort through a wide variety of legal documents and correspondence. Must be able to read and write in English (work must be legible, professional, and free of grammar/spellin...
Clerk The candidate should have 4-year college degree in any major. Bilingual proficiency in English and Chinese is essential. Strong research and writing ability is preferred. immigration law firm experience, have assisted in ma...
Environmental Law Clerk The candidate will work in environmental and land use law practice areas. Must have a JD, and admission to the State Bar of California is preferred. Must also have excellent research and writing abilities,...