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Associate Attorney

Detail-Oriented. Decisive. Determined. Join a collegial, principled, solutions-oriented real estate practice focusing on easement disputes, boundary issues, road and septic agreements, and other thorny issues faced by small-to medium-sized landowners. Associates receive formal training and broad and early exposure to business development, client management, and litigation. Benefits include health, life, retirement, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, licensing, and CLE's. 

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

  • 0-4 years’ relevant experience
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho, or able to get licensed within six 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

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Professional malpractice insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Licensing and Continuing Legal Education
  • All expense paid trip to Annual Federalist Society Convention in Washington D.C.

 

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

  1. Describe a scenario where your attention to detail made a difference.
  2. What one personality characteristic recommends you as a litigator? Describe the downside of that characteristic in the workplace.  

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

Macomber Law is an equal opportunity employer.