About Us:
Brierton, Jones & Jones, LLP has provided San Diego County families with practical legal insights, attentive service, and compassion for over 30 years. We are one of the few firms in the county that focuses exclusively on probate, trust and estate matters. Our attorneys collectively bring decades of expertise in probate, trust and conservatorship administration and litigation services providing exceptional service and legal expertise to our clients.

What we are looking for:
We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our associate attorney team. The ideal candidate must have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the state of California. Ultimately, we are looking for a candidate to join our collaborative working environment, who is enthusiastic about developing their legal expertise and contributing to the continued success of our firm.

  • 0 – 2 years experience practicing law (post bar clerk will also be considered)
  • Experience in estate planning, trust, probate, transactional, civil or family law
  • Litigation experience
  • Organized, prompt and thorough
  • Work independently and follows instructions effectively
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Possess excellent research, writing, verbal and written communication skills

  • Work closely with senior partners and paralegals to effectively move files through litigation process
  • Court appearances
  • Propound and respond to discovery
  • Participate in settlement conferences
  • Draft correspondence, pleadings, motions and briefs
  • Conduct legal research
  • Conduct and defend depositions
  • Prepare for and participate in trials
  • Participate in non-litigated probate, trust and conservatorship matters

Benefits of Working at BJJ:
In addition to enjoying a friendly, professional and value driven work environment, we also offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Full medical and vision insurance coverage
  • 401k matching plan
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 3 weeks vacation in addition to sick leave
  • Cell phone and personal laptop
  • Paid bar dues, continuing education, local legal community social events
  • Quarterly social events
  • Convenient office location

Salary considerations are commensurate of the candidates level of experience, relevant skills and years of practice.

How to Apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate and would like to apply for this great opportunity, please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, references, and your salary requirements to