- Expired: August 27, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.
Summary Reese Law Group is a law firm located in Carlsbad (San Diego County) that has been representing some of the largest Fortune 500 Companies for over 30 years. The firm specializes in consumer and commercial collections, Plaintiff subrogation on behalf of large insurance carriers, bankruptcy, and replevin work. Reese Law Group is seeking an Associate Attorney with two or more years of civil litigation experience, including experience in the courtroom, trial preparation, discovery, and settlement. The firm continues to expand, and this ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization. Essential Job Functions • Utilize knowledge of the law and experience to provide effective and accurate legal advice on pertinent legal matters (including but not limited to specific matters listed herein). • Perform job duties and responsibilities on full-time basis with regular and reliable in-person attendance. • Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all employees and professional contacts, with an emphasis on firm interests. • Instruct and supervise paralegals and support staff as necessary. • Independently and effectively prioritize and successfully accomplish multiple tasks within appropriate timeframes. • Assume responsibility for cases at all levels of complexity and develop strategies leading to efficient resolution of cases. • Negotiate and settle cases-in-chief as well as post judgment accounts. • Effectively and timely respond to direction/instruction from supervisors, peers, subordinates, clients, and management. • Satisfy MCLE requirements on an ongoing basis. • Other duties as assigned. Knowledge/Skill/Ability Requirements • Experience level: 2+ years of civil ligation experience, including law and motion practice, taking/defending depositions, legal research and writing, and trial experience, preferably in the areas of contracts and insurance/insurance defense litigation, but not required. • Education level: Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-approved law school, required.
Must have and be able to maintain a current law license and good standing with the State Bar of California. • Excellent writing, analytical, oral advocacy skills required. • Knowledgeable about law, rules, decisions, practices, and California and Federal civil procedure. • Skilled in legal research. • Ability to project a professional demeanor and appearance. • Ability to communicate clearly, persuasively, and effectively in both verbal and written format. • Ability to take initiative in learning new concepts, seeking additional information, and asking questions of co-workers when uncertain. • Ability to understand and conform to California professional rules of conduct. • Ability to prioritize a variety of tasks in a manner that enables timely completion. • Ability to manage stress in a professional manner. • Ability to utilize MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other computer software programs in an efficient manner, and to search for help in the use of such programs independently via the internet. • Ability to work collaboratively in a positive manner with co-workers and others outside the firm. • Knowledgeable about the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and similar statutes, and ability to remain current on such knowledge. Physical, Mental, and Environmental Demands • Must be able to work in a seated or standing position, for periods up to and exceeding 8.0 hours per day. • Extensive use of a mouse and keyboard, and calculator. • Occasional lifting up to 5-10 pounds. • Extended viewing of a computer screen. • Extensive use of a telephone. • Occasional travel via automobile, train, or airplane. Scheduling Requirements • Must be able to work a normal M-F schedule on site. Potential for remote work after completion of training. Location • This position is domiciled at the offices of Reese Law Group, in Carlsbad, CA. Please attach your resume and cover letter in PDF format.
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