Description:

About the role:
HPS is seeking to hire a full-time associate in its Las Vegas office who has at least 1 year as a practicing litigator, ideally with experience in General Liability. Associates will work with small teams of attorneys and paralegals, led by seasoned trial attorneys with proven track records, all working collaboratively to efficiently provide our clients with the best possible results. HPS attorneys have autonomy over their work schedule; however, all are encouraged to maintain “core” office hours, when possible, to both maintain a collaborative work environment and to take advantage of the welcoming accessibility to firm partners. Overall, the right candidate will be skilled and hard-working as well as pleasant and personable.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide legal counsel and representation to the firm's clients from pre-trial through trial
  • Draft legal documents including pleadings, motions, written discovery, and agreements
  • Attend court hearings, depositions, trials, and client meetings
  • Conduct legal research and case analysis
  • Collaborate with senior associates and partners on case strategy
  • Contribute to business development and client relationship management

What you will need to succeed:
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school
  • Active membership in the Nevada State Bar
  • 1-3 years' experience in the defense of medical malpractice cases or practicing healthcare law ***Recent law school graduates may also be considered
  • Strong understandingG of State and Federal court rules and procedures
  • Strong litigation, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication

How You will Grow
Trial Lawyers's senior attorneys, education committee, and mentorship program prioritize providing our attorneys with the tools to learn and grow within the firm. HPS promotes opportunities to pursue Continuing Legal Education through internal presentations as well as through external Associations. The firm fosters a learning environment by trusting its attorneys with substantive case work, allowing them to take ownership of their own cases, while at the same time supporting a collaborative work environment.