EMPLOYMENT DEFENSE ATTORNEY SD Office

Location: La Jolla, CA
Date Posted: 03-01-2018
We are looking for an EXPERIENCED EMPLOYMENT DEFENSE ATTORNEY to join our team of litigators. This position is located in San Diego or Los Angeles but requires travel to several jurisdictions within California.  A successful candidate is experienced defending civil litigation matters.  We are looking for someone with experience in employment law.  This is a priority.   The ideal candidate is ready to hit the ground running, and has handled depositions and motion work.  This position is not suitable for first or second year attorneys. Position Responsibilities:
  • Develop a case theme that is more compelling than any plaintiff ploy for sympathy or anger
  • Refuse to accept mediocrity, the average, the standard or the norm in anything
  • Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
  • Independently handle court appearances, depositions, briefs and trials
  • Work as part of a team with all levels of experiences
  • Routine communications with clients
  • Cultivate relationships with the firm’s existing and future clients
  • Provide leadership and direction with respect to less experienced attorneys
Position Requirements:
  • JD from an ABA approved school
  • Must be licensed in CA
  • 5+ years of solid litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition and trial preparation
  • Experience working as defense counsel preferred
  • Experience handling insurance defense matters preferred
  • Experience with time management systems
  • Proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
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