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Associate Attorney

Company: BEStstaff, Inc.
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Associate Attorney Small downtown law firm specializing in real estate including transactional and litigation is looking for an Associate Attorney: Are you looking for a workplace in a small firm where you won't get lost? Do you have a background in real estate, property, and litigation? Would you enjoy a beautiful workplace with excellent benefits, have a NM License and 3 years experience? We have a client who needs you! This is a permanent position that starts immediately. Basic Expectations: (1) High Quality Legal Work - Thorough, efficient legal research and analysis, as well as clear legal writing. "Take ownership" of assigned matters. Exercise independent, critical thinking and provide work product that is ready to go directly to clients and courts. (2) Meet Deadlines. Meet the realistic and real deadlines provided. (3) Hours. Bill minimum of 1600 hours per year. While it is acceptable to bill more than 130 hours some months and fewer than 130 hours other months, total must be at least 1600 at the end of the year. (4) Come to work. Normal office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Directors often need to talk to associates about projects or cases on very short notice. (5) Uphold firm's reputation. Maintain firm's reputation for quality legal work. Always be prepared and always deal professionally with clients, court personnel, opposing counsel, their clients, etc.. What the firm will offer: (1) Work. Enough work to meet your billable hour requirement. As experience is gained, will be expected to take on a larger role in getting business, both from old clients and new ones. Work will be meaningful and challenging. (2) Training and Mentorship. Opportunity to attend firm proceedings. Honest critique of performance. (3) Collegiality. Expected to work together to solve problems and share ideas; unlimited freedom to ask for help/guidance. (4) Feedback. Honest and constructive feedback about the quality of work/performance. Open communication channel to express concerns, expectations, etc.. Benefits: - 2 weeks vacation after 1 year of employment - All Federal Holidays plus the day after Thanksgiving - Single insurance provided, family coverage available with employee contribution - Well appointed office in a downtown professional building. Parking is provided in an onsite covered parking structure. Job Requirements:

  • NM Licensed Attorney
  • 3 years experience
  • Background in real estate, property, and litigation It is the policy of BEStstaff, Inc. not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation, or national origin."Positively changing lives through Trust, Care and Commitment based staffing"

Keywords: BEStstaff, Inc., Albuquerque , Associate Attorney, Legal , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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