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Litigation Attorney

Company: Jobot
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Farrell OugheltreeAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per yearA bit about us:Our client is a boutique law firm in Lawrence, specializing in the areas of General Civil Practice, Litigation, Corporation, Banking, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Probate, Taxation, Insurance, Workers Compensation and Zoning Law.Why join us?401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insuranceJob DetailsPosition Overview:We are seeking a skilled and experienced Kansas Civil Litigation Attorney to join our legal team. As a Civil Litigation Attorney, you will be responsible for representing clients in a wide range of civil litigation matters, advocating for their legal rights and interests through all stages of the litigation process. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in civil law, exceptional advocacy skills, and the ability to provide strategic legal advice to clients.Key Responsibilities:Client Representation: Represent clients in civil litigation cases, including but not limited to contract disputes, personal injury claims, property disputes, employment matters, and other civil legal issues.Case Management: Manage all aspects of assigned cases, from initial client consultation to trial or settlement, including legal research, drafting pleadings, motions, and other legal documents, conducting discovery, and participating in hearings and trials.Legal Research: Conduct thorough legal research to analyze case law, statutes, regulations, and legal precedents relevant to ongoing cases and provide accurate legal opinions and advice to clients.Strategy Development: Develop effective legal strategies tailored to each case, considering the unique circumstances and objectives of the client while maintaining a focus on achieving favorable outcomes.Negotiation and Mediation: Negotiate settlements and participate in mediation proceedings to achieve timely and cost-effective resolutions for clients, when appropriate.Courtroom Advocacy: Represent clients in state and federal courts, presenting arguments, cross-examining witnesses, and delivering compelling opening and closing statements during trials.Client Communication: Maintain regular communication with clients, keeping them informed about case developments, legal strategies, and potential risks and benefits of various courses of action.Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues, paralegals, and support staff to ensure cohesive and effective legal representation for clients.Legal Compliance: Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and ethical standards governing the practice of law in Kansas.Qualifications:Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.Admission to the Kansas State Bar and in good standing.A minimum of 3 years of experience practicing civil litigation law in Kansas.Strong understanding of Kansas civil law, court procedures, and legal precedents.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Exceptional research and analytical abilities.Proven track record of successful client representation in civil litigation cases.Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.Strong negotiation and mediation skills.Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.Proficiency in legal research tools and case management software.Professional demeanor, ethical integrity, and commitment to upholding client confidentiality.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in both state and federal civil litigation.Prior experience working in a law firm environment.Demonstrated success in achieving favorable outcomes for clients through trial and settlement.Familiarity with alternative dispute resolution methods.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

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