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Associate Litigation Attorney

Atlanta, GA 30305

Posted: 05/10/2024 Specialization: Legal Job Number: 3685 Salary / Pay Rate: $125,000.00

Job Description


Position: Litigation Associate
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
No relo, candidate must already reside in Georgia
Work Arrangement: Hybrid
Salary: $100, 000 - $120, 000 per year



About our client:
Our client is a multi-state law firm known for leveraging technology to streamline workflows with clients and partners. Specializing in legal services for financial institutions, including banks, credit unions, mortgage servicing concerns, and commercial clients, our client is dedicated to providing top-notch representation across all practice areas, guided by partnership, integrity, and innovation.

Job Description:
The Litigation Associate at our client's Atlanta Office will be responsible for handling litigation matters for the firm. They will utilize their legal expertise to facilitate the litigation process on behalf of clients. The candidate will report to the Supervising Partners for Alabama and Georgia Litigation on respective matters.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Attend mediations, trials, hearings, and other assigned duties.
  • Conduct legal research and writing.
  • Take and defend depositions.
  • Draft various legal documents including pleadings, briefs, affidavits, discovery, proposed orders, correspondence, memoranda, and opinion letters.
  • Travel as necessary.
  • Write articles and make presentations to clients, trade associations, and ICLE.
  • Participate in marketing initiatives.

Required Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • Member of the Georgia Bar, maintaining all necessary licensing and continuing legal education requirements.
  • Alabama Bar membership is a plus.
  • Minimum of five years of litigation experience, with foreclosure experience being advantageous.
  • Preferred experience in title matters.
  • Proficiency in the rules of evidence, introducing evidence, and civil procedure in both state and federal court.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office products.
  • Proficiency with legal research tools like Fastcase or Westlaw.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and cases.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Quick problem-solving abilities.

General Competency Factors:
  • Proficiency in software tools such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service.
  • Timely issue identification and resolution.
  • Team player mentality and willingness to assist others in the department.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask.
  • Conscientious about work completion, deadlines, time management, and attendance.
  • Takes initiative and demonstrates a commitment to the firm’s vision, mission, and core values.
  • Analytical and detail-oriented with the ability to work at a fast pace.
  • Builds professional relationships and rapport with others.
  • Good work ethic and adaptability to change.

Benefits:

In addition to remote work opportunities, our client offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance.
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans with prescription coverage.
  • 401K retirement savings plan.
  • Flexible scheduling.
  • Generous PTO for full-time employees.
  • Full equipment setup for remote employees.
  • Employee assistance plan for counseling and consulting services.
  • Wellness programs and employee discounts.
  • Learning and development training opportunities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our client is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, fostering a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. The company promotes diversity and inclusion, valuing employees based on merit and qualifications.
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