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Defense Litigation Attorney

Company name

Machol & Johannes, LLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Albuquerque, NM

Posted on

Jan 13,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Defense Litigation Attorney The candidate will review complicated answer files, counterclaims and direct suits served against company and handle litigation, including court appearances both in person and by phone. Will handle depositions, oral arguments, hearings and trials. Track and respond to attorney correspondence throughout the litigation cycle, negotiate settlements and report to clients. Work alongside local counsel in Pro Hac Vice capacity in states not licensed. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 5 years of experience. Must be currently admitted to practice law in Federal Court and be licensed in one of 8 states, preferably Colorado or New Mexico. Must have significant civil litigation and trial experience. Must be able to confidently handle complex civil defense cases from start to finish with minimal or no supervision. Previous experience in FDCPA defense preferred. Should have Law degree from an accredited university. Must have Current license to practice law in one of M&J's eight states and be admitted to practice in Federal Court. Must have first-chair experience handling court hearings and trials in District and Federal Court. Experience handling depositions, arbitrations, mediations and discovery is required. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and WordPerfect is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Machol & Johannes, LLC
8500 Menaul Blvd NE
Suite A311
Albuquerque, NM 87112

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