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Associate Attorney needed for Norfolk office

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

Experience
1-3 yrs required

Location
Norfolk, VA, United States

Industry
Legal

Posted on
May 16, 2024

Profile

A law firm in Norfolk is seeking an Associate Attorney with direct experience in Maryland civil litigation. The ideal candidate must be licensed and in good standing to practice in all Maryland state courts. They should excel in a fast-paced environment, providing office and staff oversight, making frequent district court appearances, and demonstrating self-motivation with strong interpersonal, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills. Responsibilities include various tasks related to legal debt collection, ensuring strict compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local consumer protection laws.

 

Duties:

  • Provide legal representation and counsel in Maryland civil litigation matters.
  • Oversee office operations and staff, ensuring efficient workflow and productivity.
  • Make frequent appearances in district court for hearings, trials, and other proceedings.
  • Conduct legal research and draft pleadings, motions, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Ensure strict compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local consumer protection laws.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel, courts, and staff members.
  • Manage and prioritize a diverse caseload while meeting deadlines.
  • Handle negotiations, settlement discussions, and alternative dispute resolution processes.

 

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to practice law in all Maryland state courts, in good standing.
  • Direct experience in Maryland civil litigation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.

 

Education:

Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.

 

Certifications (if applicable):

Admission to practice law in all Maryland state courts.

 

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research tools and resources.
  • Strong drafting skills for legal documents and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Maryland civil litigation procedures and rules.
  • Understanding of federal, state, and local consumer protection laws.
  • Comfortable with making frequent court appearances and interacting with clients and colleagues.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
1629 K ST NW, Suite 300
Washington
District of Columbia
United States 20006
Phone : (202) 955-5585
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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