Position title
Associate Attorney (Legal Defense)

Encino law firm with statewide offices specializing in the representation of public employees, including police officers and firefighters, seeks a 3+ year attorney for its legal defense practice. The ideal candidate will possess excellent legal research and writing skills, and thrive in advocating on behalf of law enforcement and other public safety employee clients in challenging environments. The position requires representation of clients in administrative disciplinary hearings and criminal cases and participation in our 24-hour critical incident response rotation. Candidate must be a well-organized, dependable, and highly motivated professional who is able to work independently as well as part of a team.

Although a range is provided, salary is commensurate with experience.

If you are a dedicated attorney with a passion for the law and a desire to make a difference, we encourage you to apply. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Associate Attorney position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

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  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the California State Bar
  • Strong legal research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in legal drafting and administrative tasks
  • Knowledge of LexisNexis or other legal research platforms
  • Ability to litigate cases effectively in court
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to travel
  • Criminal experience is a plus
Employment Type
Job Location
Encino, CA
Base Salary
$125,000-$165,000 Per year
Date posted
May 2, 2024
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