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Sr. Attorney

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Law Firm

Monterey Park, CA, United States

Sr. Attorney

Attorney

Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

No

Yang Law Offices is a boutique law firm headquartered in the City of Monterey Park, with a team of 12 attorneys, specializing in family law, estate planning, business law & estate planning. We value our company culture where we collaborate and work together to bring the best possible legal service for our clients. Our team motto is "We Handle Our Clients' Case As If It Was Our Own Case!" We believe that happy employees will bring excellent service to our clients so we value work & life balance. Compassion and communication are essential to our team as well. We are currently looking for a Sr. Attorney that has experience in Estate Planning in addition to either Family Law or Civil Litigation

Job Description

The Sr. Attorney will represent our diverse clientele in all legal proceedings pertaining to their case, provide legal counsel, and draw up legal documentation. As a Sr. Attorney, you will be a subject matter expert and serve as a mentor to Junior Associates in the firm. 

Job duties

  • Prepare various legal documents in connection with the firms trust and estate practice, such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance health care directives
  • Assist with the preparation of documents for probate, trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships
  • Engage in strategy review sessions with clients to understand the facts and goals to prepare a Case Plan for each client
  • Draft legal pleadings and forms, including complaints, declarations, discovery requests, responses, and memorandums.
  • Conduct research and compile evidence for cases
  • Collecting, maintaining, and organizing evidence for all aspects of family law litigation (i.e. trials, motions, mediations, etc.).
  • Prepare for and appear at trial and contested hearings (depending on experience)
  • Manage personal caseload and ensure proper and timely billing

Minimum Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree or its equivalent as allowed under the State Bar Act.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Estate Planning, Family Law or Civil Litigation

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Demonstrated verifiable reputation for integrity and no history of disciplinary offenses as an attorney or in any other capacity.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a cohesive team; willing to go above and beyond – always looking to improve process, efficiency, and support to business
  • Impeccable interpersonal acumen – able to interface at ease with all Staff and Clients respectfully and professionally
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, even under pressure and when navigating ambiguity and challenge
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing, colleague/customer-centric environment
  • Competent with conflict resolution and defusing escalated situations as needed
  • Avid problem solver – able to create win-win situations using limited resources
  • Bilingual in Mandarin/English

 

License, Certificate, Registration Requirements:

  • Must be an active member, in good standing, in the State Bar of California

Physical Requirements

  • Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment.
  • Make fine visual distinctions reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen.

 

Legal

Feb 05, 2023
Aug 30, 2022
Company info

Yang Law Offices

Company Profile

Yang Law Offices is a boutique law firm headquartered in the City of Monterey Park, with a team of 12 attorneys, specializing in family law, estate planning, business law & estate planning. We value our company culture where we collaborate and work together to bring the best possible legal service for our clients. Our team motto is "We Handle Our Clients' Case As If It Was Our Own Case!" We believe that happy employees will bring excellent service to our clients so we value work & life balance. Compassion and communication are essential to our team as well.


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Law Firm

Attorney

Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Feb 05, 2023

Feb 05, 2023

Profile

Yang Law Offices is a boutique law firm headquartered in the City of Monterey Park, with a team of 12 attorneys, specializing in family law, estate planning, business law & estate planning. We value our company culture where we collaborate and work together to bring the best possible legal service for our clients. Our team motto is "We Handle Our Clients' Case As If It Was Our Own Case!" We believe that happy employees will bring excellent service to our clients so we value work & life balance. Compassion and communication are essential to our team as well. We are currently looking for a Sr. Attorney that has experience in Estate Planning in addition to either Family Law or Civil Litigation

Job Description

The Sr. Attorney will represent our diverse clientele in all legal proceedings pertaining to their case, provide legal counsel, and draw up legal documentation. As a Sr. Attorney, you will be a subject matter expert and serve as a mentor to Junior Associates in the firm. 

Job duties

  • Prepare various legal documents in connection with the firms trust and estate practice, such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance health care directives
  • Assist with the preparation of documents for probate, trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships
  • Engage in strategy review sessions with clients to understand the facts and goals to prepare a Case Plan for each client
  • Draft legal pleadings and forms, including complaints, declarations, discovery requests, responses, and memorandums.
  • Conduct research and compile evidence for cases
  • Collecting, maintaining, and organizing evidence for all aspects of family law litigation (i.e. trials, motions, mediations, etc.).
  • Prepare for and appear at trial and contested hearings (depending on experience)
  • Manage personal caseload and ensure proper and timely billing

Minimum Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree or its equivalent as allowed under the State Bar Act.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Estate Planning, Family Law or Civil Litigation

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Demonstrated verifiable reputation for integrity and no history of disciplinary offenses as an attorney or in any other capacity.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a cohesive team; willing to go above and beyond – always looking to improve process, efficiency, and support to business
  • Impeccable interpersonal acumen – able to interface at ease with all Staff and Clients respectfully and professionally
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, even under pressure and when navigating ambiguity and challenge
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing, colleague/customer-centric environment
  • Competent with conflict resolution and defusing escalated situations as needed
  • Avid problem solver – able to create win-win situations using limited resources
  • Bilingual in Mandarin/English

 

License, Certificate, Registration Requirements:

  • Must be an active member, in good standing, in the State Bar of California

Physical Requirements

  • Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment.
  • Make fine visual distinctions reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen.

 

Company info

Yang Law Offices

Company Profile

Yang Law Offices is a boutique law firm headquartered in the City of Monterey Park, with a team of 12 attorneys, specializing in family law, estate planning, business law & estate planning. We value our company culture where we collaborate and work together to bring the best possible legal service for our clients. Our team motto is "We Handle Our Clients' Case As If It Was Our Own Case!" We believe that happy employees will bring excellent service to our clients so we value work & life balance. Compassion and communication are essential to our team as well.

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