Trial Attorney –Boca Raton, FL
About our Client: Dynamic and rapidly growing law firm, handling auto accidents, premise liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death cases, nursing home abuse, and home and business property damage throughout the State of Florida.
The firm has a highly active Litigation Team of Trial Attorneys and their support staff, responsible for representing the firm’s clients after pre-suit and through the conclusion of the case, whether via settlement or trial. This includes working together in preparing for and trying numerous jury trials throughout Florida each year.
Litigation Attorneys each have approximately 35-40 files and work directly with at least one paralegal and a team of legal assistants to assist them with ongoing cases and in preparation for trial.
Litigation Attorneys are not required to market for cases, although you are welcome to do so and you will be entitled to a generous referral fee should you bring a case into the firm.
You do not need to worry about the business of running a law firm, but rather you can focus on being the best litigator and Trial Attorney you can be. There is a structured chain of command to support the Trial Attorneys and staff to improve the work environment and continue to make every employee more efficient. The firm also consistently sends Trial Attorneys to seminars and workshops to continually improve their trial skills. Finally, Trial Attorneys will not deal with any pre-litigation or pre-suit cases at all. The Litigation Team is dedicated solely to litigation.
Trial Attorneys are compensated with a base salary, commensurate with experience, and a guaranteed bonus structure based on a percentage of the fees you obtain. The caseload is growing and the ideal candidate for this position is organized, professional, responsible, and committed to helping meet clients’needs. In return, you will get the opportunity to work with a great, hard-working team where you will expand your skills and knowledge within the industry.
Requirements & Skills:
Member of the Florida Bar and in good standing
5+ years of personal injury litigation experience required
Trial experience required;5+ First Chairs during trial
General litigation experience required
Fact and expert witness deposition experience
General discovery practice
Strong communication and people skills
Bilingual a plus
Professionalism and prioritization of client customer service and representation
Experience with SmartAdvocate®(case management software) is a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to manage a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
Ability to communicate with clients and co-workers effectively and efficiently
Possess excellent organization skills and be able to multitask and prioritize workload
The Firm offers a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees and their families. Here is a summary of our benefits (the list is not all-inclusive):
Attractive Bonus structure and no Billable hour requirements
Paid Time Off, Holiday, Bereavement, and Sick Time
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Group Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
Employer-Covered Supplemental Benefits
Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
Annual Performance Review