Our client, a mid-sized Midwestern law firm with growing footprint on the West Coast of Florida, has an immediate need for a mid-level business litigation associate in with 3-5 years of experience. This position will offer someone who is intellectually curious and hard-working an excellent platform for professional development, providing exposure to multiple industries and specialties under their litigation practice. The candidate must have experience with commercial litigation, a solid work history, and be admitted to the Florida bar.
Candidates should have strong academic credentials (ideally at least top 25-33%), and a strong working knowledge of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, as well as Rules of Evidence. Ideal candidates will have experience in conducting discovery, researching and writing complex motions and briefs, arguing substantive motions in court, and taking depositions, particularly on the defense side [but not medical or criminal-related]. Preferred candidates will have large firm training or other sophisticated litigation experience working on cases from inception to trial. Fiduciary litigation experience is a plus.
This position requires excellent writing, analytical, and research skills, and a proactive approach to cases regarding strategy and deadlines, strong organizational and prioritization skills, and the ability to work independently and exercise exceptional professional judgment.
Experience in construction, condo HOA, or related litigation would be a plus.
Salary: $110-125K, plus solid benefits
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