Associate Defense Attorney

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website Green Law Offices, LLC Green Law Offices, LLC

Medical Malpractice Defense Firm

Green Law Offices, LLC, is a leading defense litigation law firm seeking a full-time attorney candidate with 1-5 years litigation experience for its Medical and Dental Malpractice Litigation practice. You must be an Illinois licensed attorney. Experience with insurance defense or medical malpractice litigation is preferred.

Case load includes complex insurance defense and litigation matters involving medical and dental malpractice, personal injury, tort, and mediation proceedings. This is an excellent opportunity to join an experienced team of defense attorneys with a national presence.

You will be responsible for independently managing an active caseload, representing clients in court proceedings and depositions, preparing legal documents and advising clients. Candidates with prior trial experience, plaintiff or defense, including depositions and all aspects of discovery are preferred.

Qualifications
JD from an accredited law school
Must be admitted to practice in State of IL
2- 5 years of defense litigation experience
Experience with medical / dental malpractice defense is preferred; or, a combination of general liability and some medical malpractice
Deposition experience is strongly preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Responsibilities
Independently manage a caseload involving complex medical/dental malpractice claims
Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
Drafting pleadings, motions, interrogatories and other legal documents
Assisting the Attorneys of the firm in pre-trial work and trial preparation
Work closely with other attorneys and team members on legal projects
Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
Communicate with clients and provide status reports
Represent clients in court proceedings
Prepare and draft legal documents on behalf of clients
Comply with all legal standards and regulations
Independently handle court appearances, depositions, briefs and trials
Some travel may be required

Green Law Offices, LLC, offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to mgreen@greenlawoffice.net for consideration.

To apply for this job email your details to mgreen@greenlawoffice.net