Associate – Orlando

Description

The Orlando office of Wicker Smith is seeking a litigation associate. Candidates shall have minimum of 2 to 5 years of litigation defense experience and should have high academic credentials from a nationally respected law school. Wicker Smith attorneys are recognized as leaders in the defense of a wide range of litigation practice areas, including products liability, medical malpractice, catastrophic injuries, legal malpractice, nursing home claims, premises liability, trucking/automobile negligence, dram shop litigation, construction litigation and commercial litigation, as well as a variety of general negligence matters. Please email resume and cover letter to Allyson Bisland abisland@wickersmith.com. EOE.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting various pleadings, including Motions, Memorandums of Law, Trial Briefs, etc.
  • Drafting discovery requests and responses
  • Legal & Expert research
  • Taking and defending depositions
  • Assisting with trials, arbitrations and evidentiary hearings
  • Attendance at hearings, mediations, etc.
  • Site Inspections
  • Meeting and conferring with clients and opposing counsel

Qualifications

  • Excellent academic credentials as well as top analytical and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, organization, writing, and analytical skills
  • Experience in litigation, including deposition and oral argument
  • Ability to take on significant responsibility, be team-oriented and enjoy providing valuable analysis and strategy on a variety of cases
  • Must be licensed by the Florida Bar and in good standing

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