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Associate Attorney Position

Company: Law Offices of Sylvia V. Gonzalez
Location: Fullerton
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a self-starter? Do you thrive when working independently with minimal supervision? The Law Offices of Sylvia V. Gonzalez, APC is currently looking for a qualified Personal Injury Attorney to join our team in La Palma, CA. The ideal candidate should have a Juris Doctor (JD) and a valid law license for the state of California. At least three years of Personal Injury experience as an attorney is required, and they should possess knowledgeable comprehension of court processes. Communication with clients and colleagues in a professional manner is a must.

The ideal candidate will be able to handle litigation cases from filing of the initial Summons and complaints through trial. Job duties include, but are not limited to, settlement negotiations (litigation and pre-litigation), depositions (taking and defending), deposition preparation, Petition for Minors Compromise, subpoenas, written discovery, motions and oppositions, mediation briefs, demand letters, mediation, trial preparation, and sitting first and second chair at trial. We are looking for someone who is empathetic, motivated, organized, responsible, and a good communicator with a great attitude.This is a full-time position and we want an attorney who wants to be a long-term team member and who can grow with us.

The ideal candidate will have:
--- California Bar License; in good standing
--- Ability to work in-person Monday thru Friday
--- At least three years of experience in personal injury (preferred)
--- Trial experience (required)
--- Ability to start work immediately
--- Ability to work a file from start to finish independently with minimal supervision
--- Experience taking and defending depositions
--- Strong negotiation skills
--- Experience handling mediation and settlement negotiations
--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
--- Willingness to fight for injured clients and dedication to helping injured clients seek compensation
--- Ability to develop personal relationships with clients
--- Commitment to excellence
--- Compassion for our clients
--- Highest integrity

Please note the following:
--- Spanish fluency is a plus but not required
--- Pay is the annual salary that commensurates with experience
--- You must have a flexible schedule depending on the trial schedule, court hearings, depositions, and mediation
--- Work culture - drama-free, mutual respect

About Company:
We are an enterprising Personal Injury law office located in the city of La Palma, California, that is on track for aggressive growth.

Having been an employee herself, Sylvia Gonzalez knows how it is to work in a toxic work environment and made a vow to provide a drama-free law office where respect between all employees as well as employee and employer, is valued. Sylvia Gonzalez also understands that there needs to be a balance between work and life, so she strives to provide her employees with an environment that values a healthy balance.

Keywords: Law Offices of Sylvia V. Gonzalez, Fullerton , Associate Attorney Position, Legal , Fullerton, California

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