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Associate Attorney

Company: The Legacy Lawyers, P.C.
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Is practicing law, the right way, important? Do you value relationships, integrity, serving others, and getting stuff done? Would you like a career with a firm that has grown every year since 1998? If you've answered yes, we should meet. We are The Legacy Lawyers and we've been practicing estate, trust and conservatorship administration and litigation for over 20 years. Successful candidates have an opportunity to join our team of powerful estate and trust litigators. The Firm provides the resources, guidance and cases necessary to put its attorneys on track to becoming among the most respected in Southern California. You must meet us halfway, however. It takes hard work, commitment, curiosity, grit and determination to succeed. We foster a collaborative working environment with other attorneys at various stages of their careers. You will be assigned your own caseload, supervising attorney and mentor. You will have the privilege of working with responsible professionals in a culture of non-competitive performance driven compensation, open-door collaboration and ever improving operating systems. Your tasks include: Working closely with firm members and clients (in writing, in person and by telephone) to ascertain and modify client goals, collect evidence, answer questions about law, facts, procedures and case status; Guide clients through probate, trust and conservatorship administration and litigation matters; Conduct legal research and develop strategies; Draft status reports, discovery plans, client letters, opinion letters, demand letters, settlement proposals, petitions, declarations, motions, and settlement and trial briefs; Conduct and defend depositions (of parties, third party witnesses and experts); Propound and respond to form and special interrogatories, requests for documents, and requests for admission; Subpoena records from third parties and witnesses to appear at trial; Summarize discovery; Make court appearances; Participate in settlement conferences, presenting evidence, advising clients on the strengths and weaknesses of their cases, and analyzing probable outcomes; and Handle bench trials (when ready). The firm matches employee Simple IRA contributions up to 3% of their salary. We offer Gold level medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 3 paid sick leave days a year, 10 days of paid vacation days, and 7 paid holidays. We also cover state bar dues, approved monthly seminars costs and other approved training costs after one year of service. We have a well-established and respected firm that currently serves hundreds of clients throughout Southern California. All inquiries will be kept confidential. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $90,320 - $135,563 Annual Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: The Legacy Lawyers, P.C., Fountain Valley , Associate Attorney, Legal , Fountain Valley, California

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