Litigation Attorney

Jun 27 2024
ALTRES Office |Honolulu|Full Time, $80,000 - $100,000 / year
Category: Legal
Job Description

We are actively recruiting for a Litigation Attorney to fill an opening with a reputable law firm.

The ideal candidate will have at least 4-5 years of experience in commercial or civil litigation.

Eligible for annual discretionary cash bonus, subject to firm profitability and employee performance.

Hours

Full-time

Location

Honolulu, Oahu

Pay

$80,000 to $100,000 a year

Responsibilities

  • Represent the client in all aspects of engaged legal matter(s).
  • Research and perform the analysis necessary to support and substantiate the litigation strategy, including evaluating the client?s case and the probable outcomes, and draw valid, reasonable, and substantiated conclusions from such analysis and present to team members and clients.
  • Prepare for and defend depositions of clients, fact witnesses, and expert witnesses in coordination with Litigation Partners.
  • Autonomously draft, prepare, or modify legal documents including pleadings, subpoenas, trial briefs, etc.
  • Identify and structure complex problems and prioritize issues to develop and implement practical and creative solutions within the boundaries of the law to obtain the best outcome for the client.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to legal assistants, legal secretaries, and paralegals in their completion of substantive assignments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited university.
  • Prior experience as civil litigation counsel (private or public/government), preferably in the area(s) of real estate, commercial and/or tax and preferably in the State of Hawaii.
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Hawaii (or have HSBA admission pending).
  • Experience with Coyote Analytics and Worldox preferred but not required.
  • Experience with practice management software and document management systems.
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word.
  • Strong communication (written, verbal, interpersonal) skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.