Litigation Attorney
Shoup Legal, A Professional Law Corporation
Murrieta, CA US
Posted ago
Shoup Legal, A Professional Law Corporation

If you can answer yes to the following questions, you just may be the Litigation Attorney we’re looking for.

Are you tenacious? Are you detailed oriented? Do you have a strong sense of ethics and a passion for helping people? Can you speak with clients like a person, not a lawyer? Are you looking for a fresh start at a technology-forward firm that puts work-life balance at the forefront of your thinking?

Shoup Legal, APLC is an Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate, and Business Law firm located in beautiful Murrieta, California. Our firm is focused on leveraging technology and five-star customer service to provide clients with an experience not seen in other firms. We believe in empowering our Attorneys to go above and beyond to service clients in their most desperate hours of need. Our Attorneys receive support from our amazing team comprised of Office Service Assistants and Paralegals who are meticulously selected and trained to be a part of our world-class support staff.

We offer:

  • Recognized work-life balance.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Personal time off.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, then take the next step in your career and apply today!

Responsibilities

  • Work directly and regularly with the owner and staff to manage, as well as work on, the firm’s caseload
  • Execute and supervise the timely execution of case-specific work like pleading and motion drafting, discovery, depositions, mediation, and hearings
  • Making and carrying out the tactical and strategic decisions about cases and their progress
  • Making sure the client stays up to date on the case developments
  • Conduct initial consultations with clients
  • Identify the appropriate strategy to meet the client’s expressed objectives and make recommendations for fulfilling those objectives
  • Explain complex legal concepts and strategies in plain language to the client
  • Regularly consult with clients, accountants, financial advisors and other parties as needed to effectively move cases forward
  • Cultivate relationships with the firm’s existing and future clients by maintaining consistent and timely communication
  • Report on caseload at a weekly case review meeting
  • Develop a client following to increase the firm’s revenues

Qualifications

  • J.D. from an accredited law school and licensed with the California State Bar
  • Preferred 5+ years of litigation experience handling matters from inception to conclusion, including meeting with clients, developing a legal strategy, preparing the appropriate documents, and presenting the case
  • Probate experience is a plus
  • Effective, clear, concise, and accurate communication, both oral and written, at an appropriate level to the situation of the client.
  • Working knowledge of court proceedings
  • Great ability to focus under pressure and the willingness to do what needs to be done
  • Demonstrate a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, and integrity in the handling of personal client information, including following the Rule of Professional Conduct
  • Strong computer skills with extensive experience using MS Office Suite, timekeeping, and case management software
  • Experience with Wealth Counsel drafting is desired
  • A transferrable book of business is a BIG plus
  • Conveys confidence in the person and on the phone
  • Shows empathy to clients and puts them at ease during difficult times
  • Treats a call at 4:30 on Friday with the same care and compassion as one on Monday morning
  • Demonstrates clear thinking under pressure
  • Has excellent strategic and tactical thinking and is willing to dig in to make the right calls in handling the case

Compensation
$90,000 - $175,000 yearly
About Shoup Legal, A Professional Law Corporation

Shoup Legal, A Professional Law Corporation is an Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate, and Business Law firm located in beautiful Murrieta, California. Our firm focuses on leveraging technology and five-star customer service to provide an experience not seen in other firms. We believe in empowering our staff to go above and beyond for clients in their most desperate hours of need. We take pride in the amazing team that we’ve helped build at Shoup Legal and are looking for candidates who want to take their careers to the next level.


www.ShoupLegal.com

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