Description:

Job Summary:
As an Associate Attorney, you will join a team of attorneys representing clients throughout North Carolina in State and Federal Courts in a wide variety of practice areas.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the following essential functions:
  • Attend court proceedings (trials, motion hearings, depositions, arbitrations, mediations
  • Draft pleading, motions, discovery, memoranda of law, and appellate briefs
  • Meet and confer with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel

Required Competencies:
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Productivity & Hard Work
  • Effective Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Commitment to Excellence

Knowledge & Skills:
Positive Interpersonal Relationships

Minimum Qualifications:
  • J.D from an accredited law school and active license to practice law in the state of employment
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex legal and business documents
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others

Preferred Skills & Experience - These are additional skills and experience that are not required to hold this position, but may provide candidates who possess them an edge over candidates who do not.
  • Oral advocacy
  • Legal writing

Work Environment:
This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands:
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files (up to 15 lbs), open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary, operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.