Description:

About Us:
Velasquez & Associates is the largest Latino law firm in North Carolina and we are seeking associates for our Durham and Raleigh, NC offices. Our goal is to serve the Latino community by providing excellent representation in all of their legal matters. We are engaging, rewarding and professional.

Our work environment includes:
  • Modern office setting
  • Growth opportunities
  • On-the-job training
  • Safe work environment
  • Lively atmosphere

Duties:
  • Provide consultations with potential clients
  • Conduct legal research and gather relevant case information.
  • Draft legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, and discovery requests.
  • Organize and maintain case files and documents.
  • Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and court personnel.
  • Schedule appointments, hearings, and depositions.
  • Attend court hearings.

Qualifications:
  • Authorized to practice law in NC.
  • Fluent in Spanish.
  • Strong knowledge of legal procedures and legal terminology.
  • Proficient in legal research tools and software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Familiarity with court filing procedures and deadlines.
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the law firm.

If you are a dedicated professional looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic legal environment, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration. We are also open to hiring entry level candidates. Pay is Commiserate With Experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

Benefits:
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:
Monday to Friday

Language:
Spanish (Required)

License/Certification:
  • Bar License (Required)

Work Location: In person