Description:

A Medical Malpractice Defense Firm is a defense-oriented firm looking for an attorney with 1-5 years of litigation/ medical malpractice experience to join our Medical Malpractice team. This is an office position located in Downtown Detroit.

Qualifications/Skills:
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Effective at communicating complex information to stakeholders with a wide array of expertise in an accessible way
  • Excellent persuasive writing skills
  • Credible and discrete, with a high level of integrity and the ability to work with highly confidential and privileged information
  • Impeccable written and spoken language skills
  • Track record of nourishing and maintaining client and coworker relationships
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Strategic thinker who can prioritize and integrate short-term and long-term goals
  • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple and competing deadlines
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with billing software
  • Assist with drafting legal documents, including motions and pleadings
  • Assist with the discovery process by answering and issuing written discovery, administering depositions, and examining documents
  • Negotiate settlements
  • Perform legal research
  • Make court appearances as necessary
  • Conduct and summarize depositions

Education Requirements:
  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • License to practice law in Michigan
  • (Preferred) 2-7 years' experience in litigation preferably Medical Malpractice