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Job Details

Associate Attorney

Company name
Confidential

Experience
2 yrs required

Location
Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Aug 01, 2022

Profile

Sophisticated downtown Pittsburgh, PA litigation firm seeks Pennsylvania-licensed attorney. If you have a tenacious yet tempered style, an empathy for clients, a resilient attitude, and the desire to win, we have a great opportunity for you to work as an Associate Attorney at Very Law.

 

Who We Are:
At Very Law we are motivated by the desire to help people when they need it most. That support doesn’t end with our clients. Imagine yourself in a modern, paperless workspace using top of the line apps and equipment where you feel supported and can collaborate and learn from the team of professionals around you.

 

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary with opportunities for monthly bonuses
  • Health insurance with low deductible
  • 401k matching and profit sharing
  • Dental, vision, life, and short and long-term disability insurance
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • Convenient, 24/7 garage parking downtown
  • Small docket of significant cases

 

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Meet with and advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, and legal rights and obligations.
  • Conduct legal research and gather relevant case information from a variety of sources, including interviewing clients and claimants. Analyze the probable outcomes using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Attend court hearings throughout every stage
  • Present evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation.
  • Prepare, draft, and review legal documents such as motions and briefs.
  • Communicate with clients regarding the status of their case, proactively providing updates, and reviewing discovery and all other essential court documentation

 

Skills/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate required.
  • Licensed to practice law in good standing with the Pennsylvania State Bar.
  • 2 years of litigation experience preferred.
  • Some management experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate information and ideas so others will understand.
  • Able to comprehend and synthesize written and oral information at a fast pace.
  • Technical skills include proficiency in using MS suite of office programs as well as legal research through WestLaw.
  • A curious, tenacious defender of clients that can apply creative ideas when problem-solving and maintains a positive, resilient approach.

 

Ready to grow? We’ve got you. Besides the powerful hands-on experience, you’ll gain in the courtroom, we have quarterly professional development events with featured speakers, annual retreats, local, state, and national trade association memberships, CLE reimbursement, attorney registration dues and an equity partnership track.

 

Apply online with a cover letter, resume, two references, legal writing sample, and law school transcript. All applications will be kept confidential.

Company info

Confidential
Website : http://verylaw.com

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