Associate Attorney
Bell and Washington
Atlanta, GA US
Posted ago
Bell and Washington

Are you a recent law school graduate looking to work with experienced attorneys and paralegals who will give you opportunities to further your legal career? If so, we are looking for you! Our firm is hiring an associate attorney who will support us by conducting legal research, drafting documents, maintaining client files, and assisting with legal counsel. The ideal candidate will have some courtroom experience and strong legal research and writing skills. The ideal candidate will be okay with trying cases in their first year. If you’re ready to jump-start your growth in the industry and learn how to strategize in the courtroom to successfully represent clients, reach out to us today!

Responsibilities
  • Organize and maintain files to ensure accuracy for other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Analyze conflicts in legal matters, advise clients on solutions, and negotiate on behalf of clients
  • Create legal documents, including correspondence, briefs, motions, pleadings, contracts, affidavits, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
  • Communicate with senior associates, paralegals, and clients to ensure cases are handled efficiently
  • Perform legal research, prepare for and attend hearings or other legal proceedings, and give general counsel under the supervision of senior associate attorneys

  • Attend hearings and advocate for clients in personal injury or family law
  • Bill a minimum of 1650 hours a year

Qualifications
  • Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills are necessary to work with all levels of staff and clients
  • Applicants must have successfully passed the state bar exam
  • Member in good standing and actively involved with the ABA (American Bar Association)
  • Willingness to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
  • Completion of a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
Compensation
$72,000+bonus opportunities
About Bell and Washington

Bell and Washington LLP is a civil litigation firm that has been in existence for 15 years. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service for those we represent, and we enjoy working with each other as a team. We have long-standing team members who have spent their entire legal careers with our firm. We treat clients, and most importantly, our work colleagues with respect and have an easy-going work environment.


With offices conveniently located in downtown Atlanta Ga., and historic Gainesville, Ga., Bell & Washington LLP is also one of the state’s most innovative and fastest-growing family law firms in Georgia.

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