Focus Law – Senior Litigation Attorney Position
Do you want to help business owners and enterprising tangled with toxic business relationships?
Do you want to fight for their rights and fairness?
We are an enterprising business litigation law firm that is on track for aggressive growth and we need an experienced attorney to join our team and be a total superstar team player willing to take ownership of a client’s case, including direct contact with clients and opposing counsel, drafting pleadings, briefs, motions, and discovery, and covering some pretrial hearings. You need to have strong skills in the following areas: research, writing, courtroom presentation, the ability to communicate with clients, and use common technology. Ideal candidates have significant experience in civil litigation – partnership/shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, real estate, fraud, and/or commercial contract law.
Skills and experience are appreciated and valued, and certainly considered, but your personality, character, intelligence, and integrity are also extremely important considerations. It’s a long way to the top if you want to rock-n-roll, and we definitely expect that you will put in the work necessary to achieve outstanding results for our clients. High-maintenance, humorless, self-entitled, or self-important individuals will not succeed in this position and need not apply. We are a small firm that collaborates and pitches in to help each other out. If you think experience means you are too good to scan a document or make a pot of coffee from time to time, you will not be happy here.
You must be licensed to practice in California. Salary is commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable. There will be opportunities for merit bonuses. If you are looking for a career path in litigation and trial practice that appeals to you, we look forward to reviewing your resume. Please follow these instructions.
PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Prepare a cover letter with no more than two paragraphs and a single closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities that must be possessed by an attorney working on partnership/shareholder dispute cases. In the second paragraph tell me why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.” Email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to tliu@FocusLawLA.com. The subject line of the email should be [Awesome Business Litigation Attorney].
If you believe you’re the right candidate for this position, then we look forward to hearing from you.
We are an established and growing law firm that specializes in business litigation matters for businesses located in California and Pacific Rim.
We are a law firm that helps entrepreneurs end toxic relationships with their business partners so they can regain their freedom and sanity.