Description:

Who We Are:
Bishop Legal is hiring a Litigation Associate Attorney to join our team. Bishop Legal is a plaintiffs' personal injury firm that strives to provide the highest quality legal work and results for our clients. We're approaching 30 years of providing critical legal assistance to those injured by the negligence of others. Our firm takes great pride in securing full and fair value for our clients' claims, through settlements, arbitrations, and jury trials.

The Position:
You will represent our personal injury clients from intake though trial, and be responsible for a busy caseload, including motor vehicle collision, maritime, Stute cases, and a variety of other types of injury claims. We are looking to add an attorney with the skills and desire to handle large personal injury matters through trial, independently, and as a trial team member.

We are looking for a highly qualified attorney who truly wants to be a trial lawyer, to take charge, think creatively, and to put in the hard work it takes to present each case to its very highest potential. You will take independent responsibility for managing a caseload with the assistance of our team of paralegals. This requires knowledge of relevant tort law, court rules and procedures, and excellent time management and organizational skills.

Requirements:
  • Candidates must have at least 2-5 years of civil trial experience
  • Licensed in WA state in good standing
  • Ability to lead complex litigation and handle smaller cases independently through conclusion
  • Clear and persuasive legal writing
  • Lexis pro
  • Expert understanding of law related to torts, insurance, damages and civil procedure
  • Leadership
  • Computer and tech friendly

Responsibilities:
  • Evaluating cases for merit and value
  • Managing own caseload and handling cases through resolution
  • Taking and defending depositions
  • Preparing for and presenting cases at mediation, arbitration, and trial
  • Investigating facts and interviewing witnesses
  • Researching and drafting complaints, mediation briefs, motions, trial briefs
  • Researching and working with experts to support liability and damages
  • Traveling for client meetings, site inspections, witness interviews, depositions, court hearings, and trials

Rewards:
  • Competitive base salary range listed above
  • In addition to base salary, we offer a generous monthly bonus based on fees generated, uncapped; the sky is the limit
  • Paid time off
  • Benefits package, including health, dental, vision
  • CLE tuition/bar dues
  • Retirement Contribution
  • Remote work available