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Junior Attorney

Company: Smith Clinesmith
Location: Duncanville
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Our law firm has a full-time associate attorney position available now and we're looking for the right professional to join our team. You will have the opportunity to learn from senior associates and litigation associates on legal issues and will provide legal counsel to existing clients. You'll also be responsible for performing legal research, drafting documents, and keeping client files up to date. If you've successfully completed law school, passed the state bar exam, and are seeking a full-time opportunity to practice law with plenty of room for growth, start your application today!

Responsibilities:

--- Draft documents such as correspondence, pleadings, motions, briefs, affidavits, settlement agreements, and contracts to be used proceedings and contract negotiations
--- Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
--- Review client issues on legal matters, analyze available options, and diligently work to determine the best course of action
--- Perform legal research, prepare for and attend hearings or other legal proceedings, and give general counsel under the supervision of senior associate attorneys
--- Communicate with senior associates, paralegals, and clients to ensure cases are handled efficiently


Qualifications:

--- Has a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
--- Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills are necessary to work with all levels of staff and clients
--- Prepared to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
--- Successful completion of the bar exam
--- Member in good standing and actively involved with the ABA (American Bar Association)


About Company:
Smith Clinesmith LLP is a leading national law firm specializing in nursing home abuse and neglect around the country. With a commitment to justice and advocacy for vulnerable individuals, we are dedicated to representing victims and their families in civil lawsuits against negligent facilities and the corporations who own and operate the facilities. Our team is comprised of highly skilled professionals who strive for excellence in every case.

Keywords: Smith Clinesmith, Dallas , Junior Attorney, Legal , Duncanville, Texas

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