Civil Litigation Lawyer

Summary of Responsibilities

Beresford Booth PLLC seeks to hire a full-time civil litigation associate to join our busy practice. Our offices are located in Edmonds and Bothell. A minimum of one (1) year of experience is required. The successful candidates will have the confidence and skill set required to successfully enter a fast-paced practice group and make a significant impact. 

The position is outlined below. Note, this is a general description. Additional responsibilities will be required of the candidate.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The associate will provide legal advice and work product to a supervising attorney or client. In addition, this position:

  • Meets with clients and counsels them on their legal needs;
  • Strategizes re: conflicts, issues or approach;
  • Conducts legal research and interviews clients or witnesses;
  • Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses. May confer with colleagues with specialty in certain areas for optimal client outcomes;
  • Drafts all necessary legal documents relating to client’s plan in a timely and consistent manner.

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to and active member of the Washington State Bar Association and passed the Washington State Bar Exam;
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience;
  • Ability to delegate work to staff and work within a team environment;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to understand, analyze, interpret and convey complex information and concepts;
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated record of excellent client service;
  • Sound organizational skills. Detail-oriented and capable of handling a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet critical deadlines;
  • Keen analytical skills with ability for problem-solving;
  • Commitment to developing a book of business and utilizing Firm’s marketing tools to grow the book and practice as a whole;
  • Commitment to daily time entry into our time and billing software (TABS3); and
  • Commitment to the Firm’s mission statement and core values.

Technology

  • PracticeMaster/TABS experience a plus;
  • Proficient in Office suite;
  • Ability to think through and troubleshoot standard technological issues;
  • General technology competence is expected.

To Apply

We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package. Please email or mail your cover letter, resume and writing sample to: janellet@beresfordlaw.com.

Beresford Booth is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.