Employment Defense Attorney

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: 09-05-2018
JBA International is looking for an EXPERIENCED EMPLOYMENT DEFENSE ATTORNEY to join our team of litigators. This position is located in Los Angeles and/or San Diego 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
For immediate consideration send resume to: eddy@jba.com 
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