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Associate Attorney

Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien, Doherty & Kelly PC
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Position Overview

We are seeking two Associates to fill new positions in our Cherry Hill, New Jersey office. Our General Liability department is seeking an individual with 2-5 years’ experience in handling bodily injury, construction defect, or casualty claims. Our Healthcare department is seeking an individual with 2-5 years’ experience in handling medical malpractice or nursing home litigation.

These are full-time positions with competitive salaries, benefits packages and growth opportunities. This is a unique opportunity that provides a legal practice where a motivated lawyer is called upon daily to counsel our clients on a variety of legal issues that are as diverse as they are challenging.

 General Responsibilities

  • Represent clients in all phases of litigation from initiation to expert discovery in matters involving professional malpractice and employment claims.
  • Attend court appearances, hearings , depositions and case management conferences.
  • Conduct complex legal research and discovery investigations.
  • Draft discovery requests and responses, motions, case evaluation summaries, court orders, settlement agreements, affidavits, pleadings, motions, and legal memoranda.
  • Review discovery responses, depositions and prepare summaries and litigation update reports.
  • Negotiate with opposing counsel to settle claims.
  • Communicate closely with clients during the course of litigation to provide legal analysis, status reports and advice.

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of NJ litigation experience.
  • Must be barred in NJ.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of two years’ experience in the applicable practice group.
  • Experience in analyzing medical records is required.
  • Experience drafting discovery, taking lead on depositions and arguing motions is required.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills, and comfortable working in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in Lexis software

Categories

Industry

  • Legal Services
Posted: 2018-11-12 Expires: 2018-12-12

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Associate Attorney

Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien, Doherty & Kelly PC
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002

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