Associate Attorney

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A bit about us:

Our client is an insurance defense firm with over 50 years of experience. With over 200 attorneys, they are a strong presence in Atlanta and Alabama.

Why join us?

Medical insurance
Vision insurance
Dental insurance
Paid maternity leave
Paid paternity leave
Disability insurance

Job Details

Our client is searching for a Litigation Associate. This role requires three years of experience, preferably in the Insurance Defense space.

  • Analytical skills: Ability to analyze and reason independently and apply law to facts of case.

  • Writing skills: Ability to communicate points and ideas clearly, effectively, and succinctly in written format. Proofreading (grammar, typos, etc.).

  • Verbal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with clients, insurers, witnesses, and other counsel.

  • Timeliness of work: Consistently completes and submits assignments in a timely manner.

  • Flexibility under pressure: Ability to revise priorities based upon changes or needs, to follow through and meet deadlines, with accommodation of partners' schedules.

  • Identifies legal issues on his/her own: Exercises critical thinking by analyzing legal issues independently or asking for guidance when appropriate or confused by an issue.

  • Ethical practice of law: Understands and implements.

  • Case Understanding: Knowledge of technical/medical information for case development and advocacy, based on experience. Ability to recognize theme, issue, and goals in case and develop ways to achieve the desired end.

  • Judgment: Ability to make and willingness to accept responsibility for reasonable and correct decisions consistent with level of experience.

  • Creative approach to client problems: Resourceful and imaginative.

  • Handling of critical depositions: Ability to take deposition of opposing expert and plaintiff. Ability to defend/prepare client.

  • Mediation representation: Readiness to independently represent client at mediation.

  • Overall litigation skills: Readiness to take a major role at trial, as appropriate for experience. Continually makes the effort to further develop litigation skills.

  • Promotion/Development of existing clients: Takes advantage of available opportunities to strengthen relationships and build business with existing clients for associate's level of experience.

  • Promotion/Development of new clients: Takes advantage of available opportunities to market and secure new clients for associate's level of experience.

  • Participates in seminars, public speaking, and writing opportunities.

  • Time entry and billing: Timely and consistently enters and releases time into timekeeping software.

  • Accessibility/Accountability: Available in the office during regular hours, after hours, and on weekends.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Detail-oriented and professional

  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks

  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Works and presents a positive and courteous demeanor with other attorneys and staff

  • Conducts behavior outside the firm in a way that exemplifies the firm

  • Flexible and adaptable in various situations and when interacting with many different personalities

  • Ability to function in a team setting with Partners, Associates, and Support Staff

  • Participates in firm committees, bar-related, and/or other outside legal activities

  • Dependable with a respect to confidentiality and policies


  • Georgia Bar License

  • Juris Doctorate from an ABA-approved law school

  • Three years of experience in insurance defense preferred

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Atlanta, GA
Job Type
$80,000 - $120,000