Boutique administrative, health care, and employment law firm is seeking to add an experienced attorney to its team. Looking for an attorney to help law firm achieve its growth goals while expanding into new markets. The Attorney will perform a wide variety of legal services, including providing advice and counsel, developing policies and procedures, identifying new or emerging areas of practice, conducting or overseeing legal research, preparing and presenting education and training, and providing support on specific legal projects related to the firms’ practice areas.
Education: Must possess a Juris Doctor from an accredited law school.
Licensure: Must be in good standing with the State Bar of California.
The successful candidate must have demonstrated between 1-3 years of experience in civil litigation with strong writing skills. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a proven ability to perform tasks timely, manage time well, proficient in billing time under well-recognized billing requirements and guidelines, complimentary book of business, and a recognition of the importance of professional behavior in the workplace. Minimum expectation of billing 150 hours and self/firm promotion of 10 hours per month.
Applicant must be able to work without close supervision. Ability to arrive at the office at 8:00 a.m. and the flexibility to work until the work is completed is necessary. Trial experience is not required, but the position involves trial preparation (including taking/defending depositions) and appearances at hearings and trial as well as what may be required by the Court.
Candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to translate legal complexities into terms readily understood by clients. Must have demonstrated initiative, strong client management, and project management skills as well as the ability to work successfully both independently and within a team.
Ability to type required. Experience using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, Clio, Westlaw, CEB, and GoToMeeting, preferred.
Primary Location: Sacramento, San Luis Obispo
Job Type: Full-time, exempt
Salary Range: $55,000.00 - $90,000.00 (based on experience)