Litigation Attorney
Friedenthal, Heffernan & Brown, LLP
Pasadena, CA US
Posted ago
Friedenthal, Heffernan & Brown, LLP
Our growing firm is seeking a well-qualified senior attorney who can handle a heavy caseload, work independently, and zealously represent our clients both in and out of court. To be considered, you should have solid trial experience and be willing to mentor our newer associates. Your excellent communication and writing skills will come in handy as you thoughtfully position our clients toward favorable outcomes. Reach out to us today if this opportunity sounds ideal for you.
Responsibilities
  • Supervise and mentor lower level attorneys in proper conflict resolution techniques
  • Keep apprised of changes to local, state, and federal statutes and laws
  • Get appropriate documents prepared, such as motions, pleadings, notices, and discovery requests and responses

  • Attend trials and all other court appearances that arise during a civil case including motions, and case management conferences
  • Attend and take depositions both in-person and over Zoom and other online platforms. Work closely with clients to prepare them for their depositions
  • Prepare regular status reports on all assigned cases
  • Attend and prepare for mediations and Mandatory Settlement Conferences by preparing mediation briefs and Mandatory Settlement Conference Statements
  • Plan and prepare trial strategy with other team members which include identifying the witnesses and evidence necessary to the case and the expert witnesses that will be retained to provide expert testimony at trial
  • Manage approximately 30 cases with your team

Qualifications
  • Applicants must have trial, mediation, and arbitration representation experience
  • Five years of experience as a senior associate in the legal industry
  • Member of state and local bar associations in good standing
  • Able to work independently while handling multiple files

  • Must have a bachelor's degree and a Juris Doctor degree issued from an accredited law school
  • Must have membership in the California State Bar in good standing without history of discipline (please provide your state bar number)
  • Applicants must have excellent and persuasive writing and verbal communication skills
  • While we work as a team at this firm, attorneys must have the ability to manage a caseload with little supervision
  • Applicants should have meaningful experience advocating for clients in civil cases, in court, in trials, mediations, and arbitrations
  • Applicants must have the ability to work on a computer, type documents and use Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, Explorer, Powerpoint, and Excel, the internet using Firefox, Chrome, and Explorer, and Adobe
  • We do not offer dictation services to attorneys and competent computer skills, including typing skills, are required for all lawyers in the firm

Compensation
$150,000 DOE
About Friedenthal, Heffernan & Brown, LLP

Friedenthal, Heffernan & Brown, LLP is an excellent law firm managed by experienced and talented trial lawyers. We practice civil litigation. All of our work occurs in the context of lawsuits filed in the various courts and jurisdictions in the State of California.

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