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Civil And Criminal Litigation Associate

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Dec 02, 2021

Valid Through

Mar 17, 2022

Posted on

Oct 23, 2021

Years of Experience

2-10 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Civil and Criminal Litigation Associate
Responsibilities: Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses involved in litigation. Demonstrate an ability to cultivate and generate new client relationships. Manage new and existing client relationships. Conduct research and draft memos for partners. Draft pleadings, motions, and briefs. Attend legal proceedings, such as motion hearings, evidentiary hearings, mediations, and depositions. Assist with all areas of discovery including, but not limited to: drafting discovery requests, drafting responses to discovery requests, preparation of initial disclosures, and witness preparation. Work with partner-level attorneys to determine documents and information to produce, manner of production, and selection of vendors. Organize, review, and maintain documents produced; perform, supervise, or coordinate coding of case documents and development of databases and/or other litigation support applications. Review and analyze documents for responsiveness to discovery requests. Monitor the status and completeness of discovery responses. Review and assemble deposition, trial, and motion exhibits. Index and summarize deposition testimony and exhibits. Gather impeaching materials for adverse experts including prior testimony, transcripts, articles, and publications. Prepare trial materials. Attend and assist at pretrial, trial, and post-trial proceedings.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be a graduate of an accredited law school. Admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia preferred, or other state. 2+ years as a practicing attorney. 2-10 years of experience. Superior intellect and quick grasp of complex legal issues, as evidenced by superior grades in law school and/or work experience in similar settings. Strong work ethic and willingness to work as needed to get any task done. Good organizational and project management skills. Proficient in the use of on-line legal research services and legal resources. Superior legal writing skills. Excellent oral communication. Must have sound judgment. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Ability to work collaboratively and as a member of a team with internal and external contacts. Ability to adapt to a changing environment and situations. Proven willingness to work hard in a fast-paced atmosphere. Experience with use of document/discovery data bases (e.g. Relativity).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Butzel Long.
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006

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