Litigation Associate/AttorneyDoug Newborn Law firm, PLLC

Job Summary

We're looking for a Litigation Associate/Attorney who is licensed to practice in Arizona. As a key member of our team, you'll work closely with our litigation attorneys and paralegals to achieve successful outcomes for our clients. You should be comfortable handling emergency legal situations and tight deadlines. We are looking for someone who is eager to settle in with our law group for the long-term.


To apply for this opportunity, please email the following to [email protected]

(1) a detailed resume;

(2) a list of at least two references;

(3) a writing sample;

(4) and a cover letter telling us why you are interested in this position and how soon you can start. 


Thank you for your interest in our firm.

Responsibilities
  • Take cases and work on it from start to finish
  • Draft, review, and respond to motions/pleadings
  • Appear at initial and contested hearings
  • Conduct discovery/disclosure/depositions as necessary
  • Keep clients updated on their case
Qualifications
  • Ability to calm a client’s fears and concerns
  • Excellent attention to detail and superb verbal and written communication skills
  • Takes initiative, but also willing to ask for help
  • Familiar with basic wills/trusts and can explain them to clients
Requirements
  • Licensed to practice in Arizona
  • Emergency legal situations experience
  • Experience with tight deadlines
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)Excellent - Strong
Nice to Have
  • Title 14 Litigation experience
  • Estate planning trial experience
  • Adult exploitation case experience
  • ARS 14-3709 trial experience
  • Comfortable with probate litigation
  • Tech savvy
About Us

Doug Newborn Law Firm, P.L.L.C., is a client-focused, family-focused law firm assisting clients through difficult situations. Our primary areas of practice include probate, estate planning, and guardianship and conservatorship. We understand that in this area of practice it can be an incredibly stressful time for our clients, and we must strive to exercise patience and empathy with our clients at all times. We recognize that 40-hour billable weeks are not conducive to the well-being of our employees and we are eager to accommodate their family needs.

What We Offer
  • Annual bonus based on Firm performance
  • $10,000 Signing Bonus to be paid at end of 30 days ($2,500), 60 days ($2,500), and 90 days ($5,000)
  • Health insurance stipend
  • No billable hour minimum
  • Paid time off begins to accrue immediately. Additional paid time off around holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter (or other similar holidays and observances)
  • Reimbursement for CLE courses
  • Paid bar dues
  • Paid malpractice insurance
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