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Part time Assoicate - legal/paralegal - job employment

City: Los angeles
Date: 03 Sep 2019
Category: legal / paralegal

We are seeking a part-time, experienced civil litigation attorney to join our team of five lawyers in Pasadena. We are a defense and management side law firm representing companies in business, transportation and employment litigation in both state and federal courts throughout California. We are looking for a motivated team player with a positive attitude able to work 20 to 25 hours per week in our office. Scheduling is flexible but needs to overlap with our regular office hours of 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. High ethical standards are required.

Duties, qualification, and responsibilities:

• Responding to and propounding discovery (No boilerplates responses).
• Drafting state and federal complaints and answers.
• Researching, drafting and editing litigation documents (e.g., Motions to Compel, Quash, For Protective Order, Demurrers, MTS, MTD, MSJ, etc.).
• Researching, drafting and editing Motions In Limine and preparing other pre-trial materials.

Skills and Educational Requirements:

• Minimum 5 years of defense-oriented civil litigation experience.
• Experience with federal and state court rules of procedure and motions and discovery practice.
• Knowledge of employment law in California and class action procedure is a plus.
• Strong legal research with LexisAdvance.
• Strong writing and editing skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• California State Bar admission with "active" status required.
• Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills.
• Fully proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products.

Principals only please send resume, writing sample and references in confidence by email only DO NOT CALL OFFICE
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