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Senior Litigation Counsel

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 14, 2021

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Sep 24, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 90000 to 120000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Phoenix, AZ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Litigation Counsel
Duties: Provide extensive and experienced legal representation to state agencies and employees in matters in which the Risk Management Division of ADOA provides coverage. This representation includes advice and representation in complex civil litigation and insurance defense cases in State and Federal courts. Investigate. Interview clients. Review documents and evidence. Conduct legal research. Prepare and write pleadings, motions, and other documents filed in court. Conduct discovery. Review and analyze cases for trial. Appear in court. Defend the client in jury and bench trials. Report analysis of cases to clients and Risk Management. Supervise support staff. Mentor and advise newer, less experienced attorneys, provide advice, consultation, work review, and co-counsel. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admission to, and good standing with, the Arizona State Bar. Active Arizona State Bar License. Extensive civil litigation experience, including pretrial and trial practice involving complex cases. Extensive experience and knowledge in civil litigation, including pretrial and trial practice. Knowledge and understanding of applicable statutes, case law and court rules; legal techniques and the basic concepts of American Jurisprudence and of the formats utilized in the preparation of legal documents; the practical factors that impact litigation decisions and goals, including plaintiff responses, opposing counsel strategies and judicial perspectives, and victim/witness considerations; financial considerations for the state; ethical standards applicable to lawyers and public employees. Knowledge, skills, and abilities acquired through lengthy and varied experience in legal practice, especially in complex litigation. Skill in persuasive oral and written communication pertaining to case presentation through various stages of representation, including litigation through trial and appeal if required; Prepare legal documents memoranda and correspondence efficiently. Skills include legal and factual issue analysis, legal research, legal writing, oral presentation, and negotiation. Ability to identify issues, analyze and articulate legal arguments, assess evidence and communicate it to the client; manage a significant volume of high exposure cases; effectively utilize skills of subordinate staff; display courteous and professional behavior; appropriately apply professional ethical rules in daily practice; exercise good judgment in making strategic decisions in cases and in providing legal advice to clients; handle a high volume of work and stressful situations.

Additional info

Req. #: 500424. Submit a writing sample, resume, and additional required documents.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arizona Attorney General
1275 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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