Job Details

Associate Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 28,2018

Posted on

Mar 23,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

San Jose, CA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Associate Attorney Candidate will be responsible for all aspects of a client's case (with supervision) including communicating with clients and other counsel, drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, preparing for and attending court hearings etc. Expertise in legal drafting a must, as is courtroom experience as second chair.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree and admission to practice law in the state of California is required. Active membership of the bar in good standing in California. 3+ years of Family Law w/ Finance background experience required. Must have 3 + years of relevant Family Law litigation and mediation experience. Substantive knowledge concerning the statutes, regulations and rules affecting Family Law. Excellent communication and presentation abilities both in the court/hearing rooms and in internal meetings, including strong written and verbal skills and the ability to effectively explain complex legal issues to non-lawyers. Ability to handle high asset, high conflict and complex cases. Ability to self-start and to work independently, but also the ability to work collaboratively with the flexibility that allows the input of others. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and strong critical thinking skills. Ability to efficiently execute multiple time-sensitive projects. Ability to synthesize complex information effectively and translate complicated issues into actionable recommendations and solutions. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and nurture strong relationships with associates across the organization. Outstanding reputation of professional integrity and ability to be immediately, personally credible within the firm and in the community. Foster company success through a professional appearance, being courteous to clients and all associates and staff by having a positive attitude. Advanced proficiency with MS Office, Abacus, Disso Master and other software applications.

Additional info

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Company info

Jane Allio
Lonich & Patton, LLP.
1871 The Alameda,
Suite 475
San Jose, CA 95126

Review:

"Was Very Close To My Home and Was aGreat Working Environment"

Former Employee - Reviewed on September 18, 2017

This firm needs to keep up with the times and adapt to the new ways of doing things. I'd also like to see some new attorneys or interns hired since we seemed to be understaffed while I was working there.

Pros : This firm was very close to my home, which meant that I could come back to work on cases late into the night if I felt up to it. Everyone was also very friendly and told me I could call them anytime that I needed help.
Cons : I felt as though this law firm was a little bit too strict in terms of the way things were done. They tend to be somewhat old school and some of the way things are done tends to be very confusing and hard to pick up.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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