Associate Attorney - Fountain Valley | The Legacy Lawyers

Associate Attorney - Fountain Valley

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The Legacy Lawyers, P.C.
Address: Associate Attorney - Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Salary: $97,546 a year
Job Type: Full Time

Benefits

The firm matches employee Simple IRA contributions up to 3% of their salary. We offer Gold-level medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, 3 paid sick leave days, 10 days of paid vacation days, and 7 paid holidays per annum. We also cover state bar dues, approved monthly seminars costs, and any other approved training costs after one year of service.

Full Job Description

Is practicing law the right way important to you?

Do you value relationships, integrity, serving others, and getting stuff done?

Would you like a career within a firm that has grown every year since 1998?

If you answered yes, then we should meet.

We are The Legacy Lawyers, and we’ve been practicing estate, trust, and conservatorship administration and litigation for over 20 years. Successful candidates have an opportunity to join our team of powerful estate and trust litigators. The Firm provides the resources, guidance, and cases necessary to put its attorneys on track towards becoming among the most respected in Southern California. You must meet us halfway, however, as it takes hard work, commitment, curiosity, grit, and determination to succeed.

We foster a collaborative working environment with other attorneys at various stages of their careers. You will be assigned your own caseload, supervising attorney, and mentor.

You will have the privilege of working with responsible professionals in a culture of non-competitive performance-driven compensation, open-door collaboration, and ever-improving operating systems.

Your tasks include:

Working closely with firm members and clients (in writing, in person, and by telephone) to ascertain and modify client goals, collect evidence, answer questions about law, facts, procedures, and case status

Guide clients through probate, trust and conservatorship administration and litigation matters

Conduct legal research and develop strategies

Draft status reports, discovery plans, client letters, opinion letters, demand letters, settlement proposals, petitions, declarations, motions, and settlement and trial briefs

Conduct and defend depositions (of parties, third party witnesses and experts)

Propound and respond to form and special interrogatories, requests for documents, and requests for admission

Subpoena records from third parties and witnesses to appear at trial;

Summarize discovery

Make court appearances

Participate in settlement conferences, presenting evidence, advising clients on the strengths and weaknesses of their cases, and analyzing probable outcomes, and

Handle bench trials (when ready)

The firm matches employee Simple IRA contributions up to 3% of their salary. We offer Gold-level medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, 3 paid sick leave days, 10 days of paid vacation days, and 7 paid holidays per annum. We also cover state bar dues, approved monthly seminars costs, and any other approved training costs after one year of service.

We have a well-established and respected firm that currently serves hundreds of clients throughout Southern California.

All inquiries will be kept confidential.

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