Associate Attorney - Torrance The Legacy Lawyers, P.C. Associate Attorney - Torrance, CA 90503 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 above all getting stuff done? Would you like a career with a law firm that has grown every year since 1998? If your answer is 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 all necessary resources, guidance, and cases to put its attorneys on track towards becoming among the most knowledgeable and respected legal counsels in Southern California. You must agree to 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 own careers, and where 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. Starting Annual Salary: $97,546.00 We have a well-established and respected firm that currently serves hundreds of clients throughout Southern California. All inquiries will be kept confidential.