Carolina Legal Associates

CLA is currently seeking a litigation associate attorney for a boutique personal injury law firm in Columbia, SC. This proven and growing South Carolina litigation firm has multiple offices and is passionate about helping its clients. The focus for this associate includes personal injury cases, trucking, and car accidents, and premises liability cases.

Example Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and filing of litigation documents to include pleadings, evidentiary preservation letters, discovery requests, discovery responses, demands, motions, and memorandum
  • Guide clients through the case process
  • Interaction with expert witnesses to include conferences, drafting of expert reports, accident reconstruction, and affidavits
  • Attendance and preparation for depositions, mediations, hearings, and court appearances
  • Traveling for court appearances

Minimum and Additional Qualifications:

  • A JD from an accredited law school and a member of the SC Bar in good standing
  • 1-3 years experience practicing as an attorney with knowledge of and experience in litigation and civil procedure
  • Strong legal writing skills including experience in drafting briefs and other legal documents
  • Ability to express arguments and conclusions clearly and logically
  • Strong research, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented, hardworking, and results-driven team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience gathering evidence to be used in trial and interviewing key witnesses

**All resumes are held in strict confidence.**

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities or requirements.

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