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Date Posted: 5/18/2020

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Job Description

Immediate opening for an experienced litigation associate with at least 15 years of litigation experience. Duties include:

· Case management

· Supervising associates and paralegals

· First and second chair for jury trials

· Attending hearings in state and federal court

· Taking and defending depositions

· Attending mediations

· Working with expert witnesses

· Drafting law and motion

· Drafting all trial-related pleadings, including jury instructions, motions in limine and trial briefs

· Working closely in a team environment

· Strategic case planning

· Managing paralegals and support staff

· Legal research

· Drafting and responding to discovery

· Managing document production

· Drafting and responding to meet and confer letters

· Communicating with opposing counsel and clients




· Credentials from an ABA accredited law school

· First and second chair trial experience

· Substantial deposition experience

· Substantial mediation experience

· Excellent brief writing skills

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Analytical and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced environment

· Strong attention to detail

· Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team

· Contribute to positive work environment

· Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Costa Mesa, CA
  • Job Type:Legal
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:5/18/2020
  • Contact: Erica Alvino (714) 433-6860
  • Pay Range: $95,000.00 - $150,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2004-88617