Latitude is looking for California-based lawyers with 4+ years of personal injury defense litigation experience for an engagement position with a boutique law firm. The job is fully remote. The successful candidate should enjoy working as part of a dynamic team and have significant litigation experience handling written discovery, motion work, depositions and court hearings.
Responsibilities of the California Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
Drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, discovery requests and responses, and legal correspondence
Handle all aspects of discovery
Efficiently and competently research legal issues
Communicate clearly both orally and in writing to colleagues and clients
Requirements for the California Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
4+ years of litigation experience at a personal injury defense law firm
Licensed to practice law in California and in good standing
J.D. from an accredited law school
Position Details of the California Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
Type of Role: Engagement
Schedule: Flexible (Part-Time, Full-Time or anything in between)
Location: California (Fully Remote)
Pay: The annualized pay for this position ranges from $135,000 to $175,000 or more when calculated on a full-time basis. Pay for contract engagements is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, location, market supply/demand, and the candidate’s preference (each candidate’s pay rate affects the client bill rate which can affect the candidate’s competitiveness for the position).
Benefits: In addition to pay, all Latitude Attorneys and other legal professionals working on contract engagements receive complimentary professional liability insurance coverage. All Latitude employees (including those on contract engagements) are also eligible for full benefits when working 20+ hours per week, including group medical, dental, and vision insurance, and complimentary group life, LTD and AD&D insurance. A qualified 401k plan is also available. Benefits-eligible Latitude Attorneys also receive a CLE and Professional Expense stipend.
Latitude will not propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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Outstanding attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract assignments or consulting/secondment roles choose to work with Latitude because of our competitive compensation and benefits, sophisticated and engaging work, a chance to work with great clients and peers, and a refreshing blend of freedom with self-designed boundaries. Our own experience as practicing attorneys and our client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.
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