Associate Attorney
Lefkoff Law, LLC
Sandy Springs, GA US
Posted ago
Lefkoff Law, LLC

Do You:
Regularly think creatively to analyze and solve problems?

Prefer working with successful business owners to address their legal concerns?

Want to litigate cases, conduct depositions, and research and draft pleadings in civil litigation matters?

Seek an opportunity to work hard in a business general practice law firm, but not burn out working 80-hour weeks and weekends?

Have significant technology aptitude and appreciate being on the cutting-edge of advances in legal services?

If the answer to these questions is “Hell, yes!” and if you are a Georgia-licensed attorney with 1-4 years experience, we may have the ideal position for you.

We are Lefkoff Law, LLC, and we provide holistic legal services to small businesses throughout Georgia with a specific focus on the motor vehicle industry – dealers, finance, repair, repossession, scrap, and auctions.

We are an innovative provider of legal services, always trying out new ways to provide our clients with an exceptional experience and never afraid to try out new software to get us there.

Our Sandy Springs-based law firm is looking for that special attorney to handle cases throughout the metro-Atlanta area, including Fulton, Gwinnett, DeKalb, and Cobb Counties, as well as the occasional matter outside the “big 4”. These cases range from low-dollar Magistrate Court matters to big-ticket State and Superior Court cases. We rarely participate in Federal Court cases so the right candidate will have experience in the Georgia Magistrate, State, and Superior courts.

Some firms have a practice-area niche. We have an industry niche. In our niche in the motor vehicle industry, we handle different practice areas. Our clients think of us as the legal Quarterback of their team – the ball comes to us first. If that sounds exciting, you may be the right fit.

Because our clients are businesses, we look at our clients’ disputes from an economical perspective, not an emotional one. If you like being a legal therapist in a divorce case, this job is not for you. If you can advise clients on the legal aspects of their matters while providing a cost-benefit analysis with that advice, we’d like to talk with you.

We are seeking a full-time associate attorney to fill a salaried position with a focus on personal growth and happiness. Your personal autonomy, freedom, and values are prioritized at our firm. As an associate attorney, you will work hand-in-hand with the firm’s founder and firm administrator to do consultations, handle cases, and represent clients from open to close. This is a full-time position, which means for us in the range of 25-35 billable hours per week in addition to administration time. Our compensation arrangement allows you to, in most cases, set your own schedule around your family.

The associate attorney position after a training period will be to assume a “first chair” or “lead attorney” type role. While we believe and offer training, mentoring, and guidance, the attorney we hire needs to be able to confidently handle all aspects of client representation from initial meeting through trial.

We reward client originations from our lawyers and actively support those who want to market themselves. However, you do not need to “bring in cases” to work with us.

Our core values are:

Happiness First: What makes you happy makes us happy. We foster a working environment where everyone is smiling and looks forward to work. What we do can sometimes be emotionally taxing, but the people we work with aren’t.

The Golden Rule is Gold: You are responsible for yourself. Honesty and integrity are our priority and everyone at Lefkoff Law advocates for their clients with honesty and integrity. We carry our names forever and will not tarnish them.

Technology is Our Friend: We are a Mac-based law firm and regularly find ourselves trying out new software, tinkering with our current systems, and innovating, and are not afraid to learn something new or change how we do things.

We are also philanthropists. The firm makes quarterly donations on behalf of each employee to that employee’s non-profit charity. Causes that are important to you are important to us.

Responsibilities
  • Create legal documents, including correspondence, briefs, motions, pleadings, contracts, affidavits, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
  • Conduct legal research, prepare for and attend hearings and/or other legal proceedings, and provide legal counsel with the help of senior associate attorneys
  • Collaborate with clients and senior associates and other staff to move cases toward resolution efficiently
  • Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Assist clients in determining a proper solution to legal conflicts and determine the best course of action

  • Utilize Lawcus, Loop.io, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and ClickUp to work cases efficiently and promptly
  • Conduct trials in Magistrate, State, and Superior Courts
  • Draft and respond to written discovery; document review
  • Defend and conduct depositions
  • Review and revise a variety of different contracts
  • Log case updates in case management software
  • Keep accurate hourly time

Qualifications
  • Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills are necessary to work with all levels of staff and clients
  • Successful completion of the bar exam
  • Completion of a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
  • Willingness to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base

  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Efficient researcher that is mindful of time being billed to the client
  • 1+ years’ experience in Georgia civil litigation, deposition and trial experience preferred
  • Developed customer service skills (experience in a service industry preferred)
  • Familiarity with legal documents and civil proceedings
  • Wide-ranging knowledge of Georgia civil causes of action
  • Strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability and interest in building rapport with clients
  • Active bar admission in Georgia
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong legal analysis and written and oral advocacy skills
  • Responsible, self-initiating with proven ability to work independently
  • A demonstrated interest and passion for representing businesses and business owners
  • An interest in working in a fast-paced and varied environment
  • High technology aptitude
  • Proficiency with Mac computers, OS X, and Microsoft Office.

Compensation
$75,000
About Lefkoff Law, LLC

Lefkoff Law was founded in 2017 and offers a wide array of legal services for businesses. The firm represents clients in matters ranging from litigation and compliance, to risk management and contract review, and so much in between. Based in Sandy Springs and practicing throughout metro Atlanta, Lefkoff Law has a specialized focus on representing motor vehicle businesses, including dealers, financial institutions, repair facilities, repossession companies, and warranty and insurance providers. Lefkoff Law created the only free legal resource for car dealers in the country, the Georgia Car Law Authority (www.georgiacarlaw.com) and the principal attorney at the firm regularly speaks at dealer and lawyer conferences and continuing education events.

The firm's philosophy is simple - happy people do good. We prioritize the happiness of our teammates and our clients and that prioritization leads to better and more efficient work as well as stronger attorney-client relationships.

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