Senior Attorney
South Florida Business Law Group
Miami, FL US
Posted ago
South Florida Business Law Group
Our law firm has a full-time associate attorney position available now and we’re looking for the right professional to join our team. You will have the opportunity to learn from senior associates and litigation associates on legal issues and will provide legal counsel to existing clients. You’ll also be responsible for performing legal research, drafting documents, and keeping client files up to date. If you’ve successfully completed law school, passed the state bar exam, and are seeking a full-time opportunity to practice law with plenty of room for growth, start your application today!
Responsibilities
  • Organize and maintain files to ensure accuracy for other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Draft documents such as correspondence, pleadings, motions, briefs, affidavits, settlement agreements, and contracts to be used proceedings and contract negotiations
  • Resolve cases efficiently by using communicating effectively with and working alongside senior attorneys and paralegals
  • Conduct legal research, prepare for and attend hearings and/or other legal proceedings, and provide legal counsel with the help of senior associate attorneys
  • Review client issues on legal matters, analyze available options, and diligently work to determine the best course of action

  • Develop and independently execute tactical and strategic case decisions.
  • Working substantive knowledge of business and commercial litigation issues.
  • Advanced legal writing ability.
  • Preparation and arguing of dispositive motion and evidentiary hearing.
  • Trial of non-jury cases; jury trials a plus.
  • Offer guidance and direction to junior attorneys and staff.

Qualifications
  • Willingness to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
  • Exceptional communication skills and problem-solving skills needed in order to work with all levels of staff and our clients
  • Member in good standing and actively involved with the ABA (American Bar Association)
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree required from an accredited law school
  • Applicants must have successfully passed the state bar exam

  • Must be a member of The Florida Bar in good standing for 6 or more years
  • Must be admitted to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Compensation
$130,000+ based on experience
About South Florida Business Law Group

We help businesses when they have to go to court so they can go back to making money. We want South Florida to be a place where business thrives. Giving businesses options, counsel, and representation is how we do it. If that speaks to you, you may just love it here.

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