Litigation Associate – Miami

Description

The Coral Gables (Miami) office of Wicker Smith is seeking an Associate with 1 to 5 years of experience to join our litigation department.  In addition to excellent academic credentials, the Candidate should possess strong organization, writing, and analytical skills as well as experience taking depositions and attendance at hearings. The working environment consists of a close-knit group of aggressive attorneys working together as a team on general liability, complex and catastrophic cases. EOE

Available in:

  • Miami
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Key Responsibilities

  • Continual review and management of case files
  • Prepare initial discovery, i.e., interrogatories, request for production, request for admissions
  • Journal deadlines for responses and monitor for timeliness
  • Prepare draft responses to discovery
  • Prepare deposition summaries
  • Prepare legal documents such as pleadings, chronologies, deposition and/or trial binders for use by Attorneys
  • Investigate facts as requested by attorney
  • Ensure proper indexing and filing of original legal documents

Qualifications

  • Attorney Candidates need to have 1-5 years of civil litigation experience
  • High academic credentials from a respected law school
  • Understanding of medical issues is a plus

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