Description:

Full-Time, Salaried position with bonuses - Partially Remote

Workers' Compensation law firm in Orange County is seeking an Associate Attorney to add to our growing team.

Salary is commensurate with experience, ranging from $80,000 to $100,000 with opportunity for bonuses

At least 1 year of workers' compensation experience preferred

Job Duties:
  • Make both in-person and remote court appearances at Workers' Compensation Appeals Boards throughout California
  • Make appearances at arbitrations and mediations
  • Represent clients at depositions both in-person and remote
  • New client intakes
  • Prepare deposition reports, hearing reports, case updates
  • Review medical reports
  • Prepare case valuations
  • Client communication and correspondence, provide case updates to clients and advising on disability benefits, medical treatment, settlement, and more
  • Perform legal research, preparation of petitions and other pleadings
  • Prepare letters and other correspondence to move cases forward
  • Prepare case strategies
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Handle all aspects of discovery

Requirements:
  • Licensed California Attorney in good standing with no prior disciplinary record
  • Travel to and from Workers' Compensation Appeals Boards and offices throughout California
  • Able to work independently with a team of attorneys and support staff
  • Time management: appearing on time to hearings and depositions, managing cases and prioritizing urgent tasks
  • Excellent communication skills: effective communication with current and potential clients
  • Ability to analyze cases and determine and implement next steps in discovery, litigation, case closure
  • Experience handling depositions of clients and cross-examining medical experts
  • Ability to manage a large caseload
  • Able to use technology effectively (online case management system, phone system, etc.)