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

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn from some of the most esteemed attorneys and grow your career? Our law firm is looking for the next junior associate attorney to assist in providing legal counsel to clients in our family law or personal injury department. The ideal candidate would have litigated or been practicing law for at least two to three years and be okay with court appearances.

You will work closely with our senior partners and associates, conduct legal research, draft documents, and maintain client files. You will also have your own caseload in one or the other departments. If you have passed the Georgia Bar and have excellent fact-finding and communication skills, and are ready to jump-start your career in the legal industry, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities
  • Resolve cases efficiently by using communicating effectively with and working alongside senior attorneys and paralegals
  • Perform legal research, prepare for and attend hearings or other legal proceedings, and give general counsel under the supervision of senior associate attorneys
  • Review client issues on legal matters, analyze available options, and diligently work to determine the best course of action
  • Draft documents such as correspondence, pleadings, motions, briefs, affidavits, settlement agreements, and contracts to be used proceedings and contract negotiations
  • Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff

Attend hearings and advocate for clients in personal injury or family law.


Bill a minimum of 1650 hours a year.

Qualifications
  • Successful completion of the bar exam
  • Active member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills are necessary to work with all levels of staff and clients
  • 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
Compensation
$65,000+bonus opportunities
About Bell and Washington

Bell and Washington LLP is a civil litigation firm that has been in existence for almost 15 years. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service for those we represent, and we enjoy working with each other. 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 one of the state’s most innovative and fastest-growing family law firms in Georgia.

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