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Associate Litigation Attorney

Speaks Law Firm
Full-time
On-site
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
$75,000 - $90,000 USD yearly
Speaks Law Firm is a well established personal injury firm with offices located in both Wilmington, North Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina. We have recently experienced a lot of growth and are adding to our team of attorneys. Our firm is committed to client satisfaction; therefore candidates must have solid personal injury experience. We are looking for a North Carolina licensed Attorney who is in early to mid-career. Acting as an assertive advocate for our clients, you would be joining our team to handle auto liability, premises liability, and commercial claims.

Responsibilities
  • Drafting lawsuits, drafting and responding to discovery, taking depositions, and conducting mediations and trials. 
  • Work closely within the litigation team to guide the work of the paralegals and be support to the senior managing attorneys for civil litigation and Camp Lejeune clients.
  • Determine case strategies and solutions to serve client's needs after analysis
  • Provide legal counsel to clients by analyzing their needs and determining a proper course of action.
  • Get the appropriate legal documents ready for clients, such as briefs, motions, and pleadings, as well as correspondence.
  • Perform research, draft briefs, pleadings, and motions.
  • Argue motions in court on behalf of clients during legal proceedings
Qualifications
  • 5+ years of Personal Injury Litigation experience
  • Proficiency in writing, research, and negotiation
  • Experience with case management software and documentation, specifically Needles Neos
  • Must be able to handle complex caseloads with little supervision
  • Must be an active member of the NC bar association 
  • Superb negotiation skills and experience
Compensation

$75,000 - $90,000 yearly PLUS any negotiated commission/incentive structure, which depends on qualifications


About Speaks Law Firm
  • Investing in employee development and growth
  • Great company culture
  • Ability to be an individual contributor to meaningful work
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • PTO of 15 days after 30 days with the firm
  • Parental leave
  • Open to possible hybrid work situation depending on candidate