Job Details

General Litigation Associate

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 11, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 24, 2021

Posted on

Nov 24, 2020

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation >> Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
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General Litigation Associate
The candidate will attend depositions, meetings, court hearings, and site inspections as directed by client coordinator. Track case status by monitoring weekly personal calendar and by communicating regularly with case manager. Attend weekly round table meeting and calendar meeting. Respond to discovery requests, draft and revise legal briefs, prepare witnesses for testimony at depositions and in court, and negotiate and draft settlements. Keep docket clerks apprised of changes to case calendars by communicating regularly via email. May supervise staff; ability to collaborate with other attorneys and take leadership role on individual assignments. Ensure all functions are performed in exact accordance with applicable client guidelines available on the firm Intranet. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks, in a dynamic, fast paced environment. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate with a diverse group of attorneys, staff, and clients and to provide information with ordinary courtesy, diplomacy and tact required. Demonstrate organizational, prioritization, and attention to detail to allow for timely, effective, and accurate performance of job duties required. Work requires sitting, bending, stooping, computer keyboarding and continuous use of the hands, telephone contact, reading, and may require lifting of 25-50 lbs. or more. Work may also require traveling to offsite locations for depositions, the collection of records and information or filing of documents with courts, therefore work may require driving. The candidate should have 2-4 years’ of litigation experience and be able to meet a billing requirement of 158.34 hours per month. Should have litigation experience in asbestos, products defect, environmental or toxic tort litigation. Will assist senior attorneys and partners with motions, discovery, depositions, court appearances, trial preparation and trial. Must have experience with online case management systems (i.e. WestLaw, Case Anywhere, File & ServExpress). ProLaw experience preferred.

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Company info

Shauna Sinnathamby
Office Administrator
Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum LLP
333 South Hope Street
40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

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