Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Job Description

Job Overview:

A Statewide Civil Law Defense Firm has an outstanding opportunity for a Personal Injury Associate Attorney. The office is centrally located in downtown Los Angeles and offers excellent benefits, a pleasant work environment and opportunities for advancement.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 1-3 years of defense litigation experience in personal injury defense. Excellent opportunity for Associate Attorney with case handling and trial experience. Excellent writing skills and the proven ability to manage a complex caseload is essential.

Essential Functions:

  • Direct and support investigation on all assigned litigation matters.
  • Assess potential and current matters for valuation purposes to aid in early resolution.
  • Evaluate, create and execute a litigation plan for potential and current matters from pre-litigation through trial.
  • Identify and retain medical experts and/or legal experts for each particular matter, including their preparation for trial and/or depositions.
  • Maintain communication with client through the course of the claim and litigation including all client required reporting and budgeting guidelines.
  • Perform legal research on relevant issues during the pre-litigation process throughout the course of litigation.
  • Prepare responsive pleadings for filing with the appropriate court.
  • Advocate and respond to written discovery.
  • Draft meet and confer letters to opposing counsel regarding discovery issues.
  • Prepare clients for depositions and other applicable hearings.
  • Take and defend depositions throughout the course of litigation.
  • Prepare and respond to law and motion.
  • Attend court appearances.
  • Responsible for preparing matters for trial, including the creation of all trial documents, motions in limine and oppositions to defense motions in limine, outline for direct and cross-examination of witnesses, etc.


  • Juris Doctorate degree and current good standing with CA State bar is required.
  • 1-3 years of defense litigation experience in personal injury defense.
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Ability to conduct depositions, manage discovery and assist with trial preparation.
  • Active, acute knowledge of medical and legal experts.
  • Active knowledge and ability to settle pre-litigation/litigation cases for full value.


  • Billing Bonus
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K), FSA, group Life, and LTD offered for eligible employees
  • Paid Parking
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time for eligible employees


All inquiries are kept confidential.

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Job ID: 239646510


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