Associate Attorney needed for Cocoa office

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Cocoa, FL, United States

Associate Attorney needed for Cocoa office

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1-3 yrs required

Full-time

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Job Overview: A law firm in Cocoa, FL, is seeking a dedicated Associate Attorney to provide legal support and strategic counsel under the guidance of senior attorneys. The role involves handling litigation matters, ensuring compliance with relevant laws, and negotiating settlements to achieve client objectives effectively.

Duties:

  • Handle litigation matters, including appearing for hearings, trials, and mediations.
  • Conduct depositions and gather evidence for legal actions.
  • Review and draft outgoing and incoming pleadings and legal documents.
  • Provide legal direction and guidance on case strategies.
  • Communicate regularly with clients regarding case progress and settlement offers.
  • Supervise legal assistants and provide leadership within the firm.
  • Prepare legal briefs, opinions, and appeals for state and federal courts.
  • Conduct legal research, analyze data, and stay updated on Florida and Federal laws.
  • Recommend improvements to office procedures to enhance efficiency.

Requirements:

  • Member of The Florida Bar in good standing.
  • Knowledge of Florida Law and Federal Law.
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant legal experience, preferably in collection and subrogation.
  • Prior leadership or business management experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Firm Collection Software, and Firm Imaging Software.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to conduct legal research.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven negotiation skills and ability to resolve civil disputes.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Conflict resolution skills to handle client and internal issues effectively.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to practice law in Florida (Member of The Florida Bar).

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