Civil Litigation Attorney

Law offices of Jon Jacobs - Rocklin, CA

Full-time

A Family Friendly law firm located in the Roseville/Rocklin area is seeking an experienced Civil Litigation Attorney. We work Banker hours and there are no billable requirements. This is the perfect position for someone wanting to avoid the long commute and traffic.

We are a well-established result driven, fast-paced, successful consumer protection law firm focused solely on lemon law. We have 3 offices in NorCal, Central Coast, SoCal so we can cover the entire state. We are seeking a bright, energetic, self-motivated associate with 3 to 5 years experience who is passionate about plaintiff work helping people and not intimidated by large companies. Excellent research and writing and communication skills a must. Bilingual Spanish a plus but not required. Please provide a writing sample with your resume. This position is in our NorCal office in Rocklin.

SUMMARY:
Provide high quality and cost-effective legal representation. Demonstrate knowledge and expertise in all phases of litigation up to the trial, and provide superior service to the client as part of a legal team. Responsible for aggressive handling of a High Volume caseload.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Actively litigate cases and when necessary try them through to jury verdict demonstrating use of trial skills; Work as a team and Independently to handle litigation from case inception to resolution whether by settlement or jury trial; Demonstrate legal research and writing skills; Draft substantive pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other legal documents; Proactively identify and communicate timely with all parties; Build and foster internal and external relationships with all parties while maintaining excellent client-centric focus; Take a leadership role in working to achieve results and identify/resolve issues; Provide in-depth, substantive analysis and quality reporting to clients in a timely manner; Fully and effectively utilize available technology and automation; Adhere to standards of excellence in file organization and time management; Timely complete all required administrative tasks including time reporting, case closings, and other reporting;.

EDUCATION/COURSE OF STUDY:
Graduation from an accredited law school with a strong academic record

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 3 to 5 years of litigation practice or equivalent legal experience. Must have experience running a high caseload. Those who do not have experience do not apply.

CERTIFICATES/DEGREES:
Active and good standing license to practice law in CA

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
Exceptional and articulate presentation skills
Strong and persuasive oral advocacy and writing skills
Ability to clearly and effectively articulate position
Ability to be a team player and foster positive working relationships in the office.

COMPUTER SKILLS:
Ability to effectively understand and utilize technology and automation resources, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Products, Apple machines, and products and other law office management programs.

OTHER:

Must have a sense of humor.

Automotive experience is a plus but not necessary.

Appreciation for and commitment to deliver the highest quality legal work. Have a can-do attitude.

Must be willing to make court appearances, take and defend depositions and co-chair at trial if needed.

Demonstrate exceptional legal acumen
Demonstrate strong technical knowledge in the practice area(s) and the ability to comprehend, assimilate and communicate complex information
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the law, bench, bar, local jurisdictional practices, and the litigation process
Exhibit exceptional lawyering and advocacy skills
Demonstrate a high level of awareness and dedication to business initiatives and goals
Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional development
Exhibit a high level of professionalism and ethical conduct
Critical and strategic thinker
Sound decision-maker and problem solver
Exceptional negotiation skills
Ability to multi-task with tolerance and success
Demonstrate a sense of urgency and responsiveness in all legal tasks
Demonstrate a high level of commitment to customer service

* Salary and Generous Bonus Structure Plan DOE and results.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location:

  • One location
  • Multiple locations

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance