Website Carolina Legal Associates

We are currently seeking a senior litigation associate attorney for a personal injury law firm in Charleston, SC. This 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.

Example Job Responsibilities:

  • Autonomously manage case files and a caseload of personal injury cases
  • Drafting and filing of litigation documents to include pleadings, 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, and affidavits
  • Attendance and preparation for depositions, mediations, hearings, and court appearances
  • Conduct settlement negotiations
  • Traveling for court appearances
  • Overseeing pre-litigation workup of cases done by associate attorney

Minimum and Additional Qualifications:

  • A JD from an accredited law school and a member of the SC Bar in good standing
  • At least 3 years of 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 & interviewing key witnesses
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to maintain excellent client relations

Full benefits available. Generous base salary with profit-sharing and production-based bonuses available.

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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