Description:

Position Overview:
We are seeking a talented Litigation Associate to join our team. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting our litigation practice by providing comprehensive legal assistance on a range of complex litigation matters. This position offers an excellent opportunity for professional growth and the chance to work on high profile cases under the guidance of experienced attorneys.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support litigation strategy and case preparation.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Assist in the preparation of discovery requests, responses, and related documents.
  • Review and analyze documents, evidence, and deposition transcripts.
  • Participate in case strategy meetings and provide input on case management.
  • Assist with deposition preparation and conduct legal research on deposition topics.
  • Collaborate with senior attorneys and partners on case strategy and client communication.
  • Attend court proceedings, hearings, and trials as required.
  • Maintain organized case files and documentation.
  • Stay abreast of legal developments, case law, and industry trends relevant to litigation practice areas.

Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Bar in the State of Maine
  • 2-5 years of experience in litigation practice.
  • Strong legal research and writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to professionalism, integrity, and client service excellence.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in trial preparation and courtroom advocacy.
  • Prior experience working in a law firm environment.