High-growth, collaborative practice needs detail-oriented associate for real estate practice that spans transactions and litigation. Your work ethic and legal savvy will be rewarded with broad and early exposure to real estate legal matters both transactional and litigation-related, client management responsibilities, and business development opportunities. Salary starts $60K+ DOE. (Visit https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes231011.htm#st scroll to Average Mean Wage of Lawyers May 2017 for comparative salary info.)
- Legal research, analysis, citation checks, and shepardizing of briefs
- Drafting of opinion letters, complaints, and motions
- Preparation and drafting of answers to complaints, including affirmative defenses and counterclaims
- Production of responses to discovery, briefs, pleadings, and motions
- Review and analysis of complex claims documents, pleadings, motions, deposition materials, and discovery responses
- Represent clients at trial and pre-trial events
- Case management of client matters, including scheduling of motions, depositions, and trial orders
- Conspicuous and consistent attendance at local bar functions
- Maintain law license by complying with all bar requirements, including CLE credits
- Maintain visibility in the community through civic, volunteer, or church involvement
- Attendance at 3-day annual Federalist Society convention in Washington D.C.
- Ad hoc projects supportive of the business goals of the firm
- 0-3 years’ relevant experience
- Licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho, or able to get licensed within 3 months
- Extraordinary level of attention to detail
- Superior analytical skills
- Excellent organization and time management skills
- Demonstrated commitment to the highest principals of the legal profession
- Incentive compensation for hours billed over 1560 average per year, paid quarterly
- Retirement plan
- Group health and life insurance
- Fifteen Personal Time Off (PTO) days per year
- Eight paid holidays per year
- Licensing and continuing education expenses, including travel
Provide answers to both questions using one sheet of unlined paper. Submit your answers in black ink in longhand. Print and sign your name at the bottom:
1. Are property rights as important as civil rights? Why or why not?
2. What are you willing to sacrifice for an equity opportunity at a high-growth law firm?
Email your resume with salary history, five-page written legal argument, and essays to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Macomber Law is an equal opportunity employer.