Description:

Join one of the most innovative, forward-thinking law firms in the country. As a Medical Malpractice Associate on the A Traditional Law Firm team, you'll be joining a culture of excellence and teamwork, mixed with a strong focus on investing in our team and the community. We understand that the new legal environment requires a different type of approach to all aspects of the business, and we've built that into the way we recruit, the way we structure our team, and the way we value customer service.

The Associate will play a crucial role in supporting the development and execution of legal strategies in medical malpractice cases. The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of tasks, including legal research, document drafting, case analysis, and client communication.

More about the role
  • Conduct thorough legal research to support case strategies and provide guidance to clients.
  • Analyze statutes, regulations, case law, and other legal documents to ensure accuracy in legal advice.
  • Prepare and draft various legal documents, including motions, briefs, discovery proceedings, trial hearings, and briefings.
  • Create and review contracts, agreements, and other legal instruments relevant to medical malpractice cases.
  • Assist in the preparation of court filings, motions, and legal briefs to support litigation efforts.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, offering clear and concise legal advice.
  • Participate in client meetings, hearings, and negotiations as necessary.
  • Contribute to case strategy development, legal analysis, and overall case planning.
  • Manage and organize case files, documents, and evidence for efficient case handling.
  • Collaborate with senior attorneys and colleagues to develop effective legal strategies.
  • Actively participate in team meetings, brainstorming sessions, and knowledge-sharing initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of legal trends, changes in legislation, and case law within the medical malpractice practice area.

Requirements:
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active and in good standing with the State Bar Association.
  • 3-5 years of experience practicing law, with a preference for experience in medical malpractice or related fields.
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and software.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professionalism and ethical conduct.