Description:

The Watson Firm's growing personal injury practice is seeking to hire an associate attorney. Criminal law or personal injury experience is preferred but not required. The Watson Firm's main office overlooks beautiful Pensacola Bay and the Palafox Pier in downtown Pensacola.

As an Associate Attorney, you will be responsible for managing all phases of the pre-litigation and litigation process from initial sign-up through trial.

Criminal Law experience is a plus. The firm primarily handles civil personal injury matters.

Case management responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Client and witness interviews
  • Drafting Demands
  • Pre-suit negotiations
  • Taking and defending depositions
  • Propounding and responding to written discovery
  • Court appearances and second chair trial work
  • Occasional travel

Ideal candidates will possess a strong work ethic, experience in all phases of personal injury litigation, excellent research and writing skills, and strong academic credentials. Can be expected to handle depositions, hearings, and trials immediately upon hiring. Fast-paced office with significant opportunities.

Personal injury experience is preferred, but not required.

Candidates must be members of the Florida state bar and able to travel.