Associate Attorney
Hughes & Hughes, LLP
Palm Desert, CA US
Posted ago
Hughes & Hughes, LLP

Our law firm has a full-time associate attorney position available now and we’re looking for the right professional to join our team. You will have the opportunity to learn from senior associates and litigation associates on legal issues and will provide legal counsel to existing clients. You’ll also be responsible for performing legal research, drafting documents, and keeping client files up to date. If you’ve successfully completed law school, passed the state bar exam, and are seeking a full-time opportunity to practice law with plenty of room for growth, start your application today!

Please only submit your resume if you LIVE WITHIN 35 miles of the Palm Desert office. We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. A job offer is a contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug test. 

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with clients and senior associates and other staff to move cases toward resolution efficiently
  • Conduct legal research, prepare for and attend hearings and/or other legal proceedings, and provide legal counsel with the help of senior associate attorneys
  • Draft documents such as correspondence, pleadings, motions, briefs, affidavits, settlement agreements, and contracts to be used proceedings and contract negotiations
  • Organize and maintain files to ensure accuracy for other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Review client issues on legal matters, analyze available options, and diligently work to determine the best course of action
Qualifications
  • Active member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Successful completion of the bar exam
  • Prepared to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
  • Exceptional communication skills and problem-solving skills needed in order to work with all levels of staff and our clients
  • Has a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school

  • ABA Accredited law school applicants only

About Hughes & Hughes, LLP

At Hughes & Hughes, we approach your family law matter professionally and compassionately. While we are seasoned family attorneys, we are also spouses, parents, and grandparents. We understand that any family law issue you encounter creates a crisis in your life and the lives of those you love. Our goal is to help guide you through your legal proceedings quickly and return peace of mind and normalcy to your life.

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