Staff Attorney

Decisive, Determined, Driven. Join a collegial, principled, solutions-oriented real estate practice focusing on easement disputes, boundary issues, road and septic agreements, and other thorny legal issues faced by small-to medium-sized landowners. Staff Attorneys should expect broad and early exposure to business development, client management responsibilities, and litigation. Salary starts $70K DOE. 

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Ad hoc projects supportive of the business goals of the firm

Requirements

  • 3+ years’ relevant experience
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho
  • 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
  • Attendance at 3-day annual Federalist Society convention in Washington D.C.

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Licensing
  • CLE, including travel

 

To Apply: Provide answers to both questions using one sheet of unlined paper.  Submit your answers in black ink using longhand.  Print and sign your name at the bottom:

  1. Describe a situation where your fighting spirit saved the day.
  2. Describe a scenario where your attention to detail made a difference.

Email your essays, resume with salary history, and five-page written legal argument to leslie@macomberlaw.com.

Macomber Law is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in Macomber Law!