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 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 pride ourselves in helping clients come out of an extremely difficult and emotional process by knowing that they had a team behind them that truly cared and fought for them throughout the legal process.

We are seeking a highly motivated Associate Attorney with 1 to 2 years of experience in criminal law. The right candidate will get to handle their own caseload which includes arraignments, pre-trial readiness conferences (for both misdemeanors and felonies), preliminary hearings, pre-trial motions, sentencing hearings, probation revocations, jury trials, and more!

We offer a highly competitive benefits package which includes medical insurance with the availability of vision and dental insurance, disability insurance (if eligible), paid time off, paid holidays, paid vacation, eligibility to participate in the firm’s 401(k). Moreover, the right candidate will get to participate in our firm's profit-sharing plan and discretionary merit-based bonus compensation (assessed on a quarterly basis). Also, associates at our firm earn a referral fee for every new client that he/she brings to the firm! Effectively, you're in control of your salary. The more value you bring to the firm, the more money you can make!

If you feel like you are the ideal candidate, please follow these instructions:

Please upload your resume and cover letter that includes: (1) what are the 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works in criminal defense and why you believe they are the most important qualities; (2) why you applied to this ad; and (3) what are your short-term and long-term personal and professional goals.

We look forward to your application!

Responsibilities

  • Arraignments
  • Pre-trial readiness conferences (for both misdemeanors and lower level felonies)
  • Preliminary hearings
  • Pre-trial motions
  • Sentencing hearings
  • Probation revocations
  • Preparing and litigating temporary restraining orders
  • Jury trials, etc.
  • Client meetings

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

  • 1-2 years of criminal law experience
  • Licensed to practice law in California
  • Valid driver's license
  • No previous disciplinary action by any state bar

Compensation
$70,000 - $88,000 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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