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Associate Attorney

Company: The Legacy Lawyers, P.C.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Is practicing law the right way important to you? Do you value your relationships, personal integrity, serving others, and above all getting stuff done? Would you like a career with a law firm that has grown every single 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 squarely on track towards becoming among the most knowledgeable and respected legal counsels in all of Southern California. You must, however, agree to meet us halfway, as it takes hard work, an ironclad commitment, curiosity, grit, and pure determination to succeed. We foster a collaborative work environment with our other attorneys who are themselves at various stages of their own careers, and where you will be assigned your own caseload, supervising attorney, and mentor. You will have the pleasure and privilege of working with responsible professionals in a culture of non-competitive performance-driven compensation, open-door collaboration, and an ever-improving climate of updated operating systems. Your tasks will include: Working closely with our firm members and clients in writing, in person, and by telephone to ascertain and modify client goals, collect evidence, answer questions about the 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, present evidence, advise clients on the strengths and weaknesses of their cases, and analyze probable outcomes Handle bench trials when ready to do so 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, 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 are kept confidential. Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: The Legacy Lawyers, P.C., Torrance , Associate Attorney, Legal , Torrance, California

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