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.
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Duties, qualification, and responsibilities:
â€¢ Responding to and propounding discovery (No boilerplates responses).
â€¢ Drafting state and federal complaints and answers.
â€¢ Researching, drafting and editing litigation documents (e.g., Motions to Compel, Quash, For Protective Order, Demurrers, MTS, MTD, MSJ, etc.).
â€¢ Researching, drafting and editing Motions In Limine and preparing other pre-trial materials.
Skills and Educational Requirements:
â€¢ Minimum 5 years of defense-oriented civil litigation experience.
â€¢ Experience with federal and state court rules of procedure and motions and discovery practice.
â€¢ Knowledge of employment law in California and class action procedure is a plus.
â€¢ Strong legal research with LexisAdvance.
â€¢ Strong writing and editing skills.
â€¢ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
â€¢ California State Bar admission with "active" status required.
â€¢ Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills.
â€¢ 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