Job Details

Criminal Defense Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Jul 26,2018

Years of Experience

Max 5 yrs required

Location

Wethersfield, CT
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Criminal Defense Attorney The candidate will maintain case files and appear in court and DMV hearings daily representing clients accused of crimes. Will meet regularly and communicate effectively with clients. Obtain appropriate case related materials, including case files from prior counsels, materials from court clerks, court reporters, police departments, prosecutors, and other sources. Conduct effective legal research. Identify and evaluate potential claims to raise. Draft petitions and motions and court related documents. Handle litigation, including hearings and trials on behalf of clients. Develop new business via building a referral network and actively engaging in developing the firm's name recognition throughout Connecticut.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be a graduate of an accredited law school and member of Connecticut Bar (0-5 years of experience preferred, but all levels of experience including senior attorneys will be considered). Must have enthusiasm for criminal law (and experience in criminal law based practice internship or clinical program during law school), and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ruane Attorneys
1290 Silas Deane Highway
Suite 3F
Wethersfield, CT 06109

Review:

"Very Busy"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

I would like to see less weekends going for work. Giving the employees more time off could make this a wonderful place to work.

Pros : A criminal attorney worth working for. I was treated with nothing but respect while at this firm. I was able to apply all my teachings to real world cases while there.
Cons : It stays so busy that you rarely have time to spend with your family. Long hours and weekends were the norm.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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