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Litigation Trial Attorney

Company: Ethical Search Professionals, Ltd.
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Our client seeks a Litigation Attorney to join its high growth firm and deliver quality timely legal advice. The Litigation Attorney will represent clients in court cases and other kinds of adversarial legal proceedings such as arbitrations, mediations, and administrative law proceedings. The Litigation Attorney is an advocate who is familiar with court pleadings, court processes and have experience working with business owners and individuals. The Litigation Attorney will handle commercial and complex civil litigation, be a well-spoken advocate and be comfortable presenting cases in front of judges and juries.Primary Responsibilities: -

  • Working collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Representing clients and businesses in civil litigation and other legal proceedings.
  • Drafting and filing briefs, motions, and other necessary judicial pleadings.
  • Interviewing and deposing witnesses and further facilitates discovery process.
  • Supervise and direct mediation sessions and offer effective legal advice.
  • Managing multiple clients, cases and legal activities that carry varying deadlines.
  • Collaborating with clients and their advisors to develop strategies designed to meet specific goals.
  • Business development, including professional organization involvement and writing.
  • Supervising paralegals, staff, and team members as your role progresses. Required Skills/Abilities:
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to communicate complex matters concisely and effectively in oral and written form.
    • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office SuiteRequired Education and Experience:
      • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
      • Successful passing of the bar exam
      • Active member in good standing of the Bar or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in Iowa. -
      • 2-5 years of relevant experience, such as motion practice, discovery dispute and trial preparation along with a strong interest in litigation.
      • Strong work ethic, drive, keen attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a small team environment.Preferred Experience:
        • 5-7 years of specific litigation/trial experience.
        • Excellent academic and professional credentials.Physical Requirements:
          • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
          • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

Keywords: Ethical Search Professionals, Ltd., Sioux City , Litigation Trial Attorney, Legal , Sioux City, Iowa

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