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1-3 Year Associate Attorney

Burton Kelley, LLP
San Diego, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are seeking a 1-3 Year Associate Attorney to become a part of our litigation team! We are a boutique insurance defense law firm in San Diego with active cases throughout the State. The candidate will primarily handle insurance coverage/litigation matters and will have the opportunity to appear in court, take depositions, prepare and file legal pleadings, motions, and discovery, and interact with both opposing counsel and the client(s). Experience in civil litigation is preferred.


The position will entail evaluating coverage, preparing coverage opinions, and litigating breach of contract, bad faith, declaratory relief, contribution and indemnity actions for the firm’s clients.



· J.D. degree, required

· Admission to CA State Bar, required

· Strong analytical skills

· Attention to detail

· Independent Initiative – including the ability to investigate, evaluate and make recommendations that include a plan of action

Time Management Skills



  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401(k) & 401(k) Matching (when eligible)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Laptop Provided



  • Manage your own caseload under the supervision of either a senior attorney or partner
  • Primarily responsible for Case Discovery - preparing discovery, prepping for and when ready, taking and defending depositions, etc.
  • Researching and drafting legal briefs
  • Draft and argue various law and motion matters in court
  • Trial preparation and Appearance

Burton Kelley, LLP


600 B Street

San Diego, CA



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