Criminal Defense Attorney
Law Offices of Anna R. Yum
San Diego, CA US
Posted ago
Law Offices of Anna R. Yum

The Law Offices of Anna R. Yum is a highly reputable, fast-paced AV-rated boutique criminal defense firm. We are a team-oriented law firm that handles all types of criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to serious and/or violent felonies in the Southern California area. We are rapidly growing and seeking a highly motivated Associate Attorney to handle their own caseload which includes arraignments, pre-trial readiness conferences, preliminary hearings, pre-trial motions, sentencing hearings, probation revocations, TRO hearings/bench trials, jury trials, etc.


Responsibilities
  • Attend court hearings or other legal proceedings, perform legal research, and work with senior associate attorneys to provide legal advice
  • Maintain client files in an organized fashion to ensure up-to-date information is handy for other attorneys, paralegals and support staff

  • Prepare for and attend arraignments, readiness conferences, probation revocations, sentencings, etc.
  • Effectively litigate pre-trial hearings and motions (e.g. preliminary hearings, PC 1538.5 motions, PC 995 motions, etc.)
  • Negotiate plea bargains or negotiated dispositions at misdemeanor and felony readiness conferences
  • Prepare for and assist senior attorneys in trial preparation. Opportunity to first chair and/or second chair trials dependent upon experience and skill level
  • Counsel clients as to their legal defenses, constitutional rights, and strategies with respect to their cases; consistently communicate with clients as to the status of their case
  • Conduct research and draft pleadings, briefs, discovery requests and responses, and motions
  • Conduct administrative DMV hearings for DUI cases
  • Assist in the preparation of defending against and prosecuting temporary restraining orders

Qualifications
  • Exceptional communication skills and problem-solving skills needed in order to work with all levels of staff and our clients
  • Prepared to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree required from an accredited law school

  • Must have at least 2 years of experience working in criminal law (criminal defense or prosecution)
  • Bachelor’s degree with a law degree from an accredited law school
  • Active member in good standing and no disciplinary record with the State Bar
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Must have an outstanding command of the courtroom; must project confidence and competence when engaging with clients and opposing counsel
  • Must be able to empathize with clients, and provide excellent customer service
  • Verbal communication skills are critical, along with time management and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be willing and able to travel to various courthouses in Southern California

Compensation
$100,000 - $130,000 yearly
About Law Offices of Anna R. Yum

The Law Offices of Anna R. Yum is a highly reputable, fast-paced AV-rated boutique criminal defense firm. At our firm, we help good people protect their future and freedom when accused of a crime. We are a team-oriented law firm that handles all types of criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to serious and/or violent felonies in the Southern California area. 

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