Top Associate Attorney Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Associate Attorney. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Associate Attorney resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.4% of Associate Attorney resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Associate Attorney actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Associate Attorney resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

2. Pre-Trial Motions

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Here's how Pre-Trial Motions is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Prepare initial pleadings and discovery demand/responses, appear at hearings on pre-trial motions, and conduct/defend depositions and examinations under oath.
  • Provided litigation support with research, preparation and arguments for pre-trial motions and preparation of jury instructions.
  • Completed discovery and drafted various pre-trial motions.
  • Researched, wrote, edited and argued pre-trial motions in medical malpractice, premises liability, injury and wrongful death cases.
  • Managed all aspects of a large criminal caseload including arraignments, pre-trial motions, trials, sentencing, and appellate proceedings.
  • Conducted depositions of expert and fact witnesses, prepared defense for trial, drafted and argued pre-trial motions and case settlement.
  • Prepared and responded to discovery requests, drafted and argued pre-trial motions, negotiated settlements, and represented clients at trial
  • Conducted depositions, defended clients, and drafted complaints, pre-trial motions, memorandums, discovery requests and responses.
  • Drafted pleadings and pre-trial motions including motion to dismiss, motion for summary judgment, and motion to compel.
  • Research, draft, prepare, and argue appropriate pre-trial motions, conduct hearings, and try cases.
  • Draft and file multiple legal documents, including Complaints, Pre-trial Motions, Discovery Requests and Answers.
  • Involved in drafting appeals, pleadings, motions, and discovery as well as arguing pre-trial motions.
  • Prepared cases for trial, including drafting pre-trial motions, responding to motions and second chairing cases.
  • Handle numerous criminal matters from arraignments, pre-trial motions, subpoenas, to negotiations and plea bargaining.
  • Prepare and review various pre-trial motions and discovery requests; review and analyze various discovery documents.
  • Drafted business contracts, civil complaints, all pre-trial motions, and stages of discovery.
  • Drafted civil pleadings including complaints, answers, discovery requests, and complex pre-trial motions.
  • Experience in researching, drafting, and arguing all applicable discovery and pre-trial motions.
  • Conducted all phases of discovery and prepared/argued pre-trial motions in State and Federal Court.
  • Performed research and drafted complex pre-trial motions, and argued same at hearings.

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3. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Developed and maintained client relationships, negotiated and drafted documents for real estate and business transactions and business entity formation.
  • Represented real estate investors in condominium conversions and financing agreements; Prepared pleadings for real estate and business litigation matters.
  • Conducted Commercial Litigation involving real estate-related disputes, contract disputes, and eminent domain/right-of-way actions for various entities.
  • Represent homeowners associations, developers, retailers, investors and buyers/sellers in commercial real estate transactions.
  • Prepared assignments of several business interests to new limited liability company for large real estate developer.
  • Represented clients in real estate litigation matters including mortgage foreclosure, evictions and building court issues
  • Coordinated, facilitated, and closed Connecticut residential real estate purchase and refinance transactions.
  • Helped develop a very successful practice representing commercial lenders in real estate financing transactions.
  • Worked primarily in general litigation focusing in commercial real estate and other business transactions
  • Represented and advised purchasers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate.
  • Supervised paralegals assisting in the acquisition and development of real estate sites.
  • Devised and implemented litigation and real estate title issue resolution strategies.
  • Represented homeowners & homeowners associations in real estate and commercial litigation.
  • Drafted acquisition agreements, real estate documents and confidentiality agreements.
  • Practice included some commercial real estate and professional negligence litigation.
  • Delegated and reviewed real estate tasks completed by paralegals.
  • Negotiated workout agreement for distressed commercial real estate owner.
  • Conducted title examinations and residential real estate closings.
  • Practiced Plaintiff's side real estate/mortgage litigation.
  • Conducted residential and commercial real estate closings.

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4. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Conducted phone interviews and email communications with clients to understand their auto-accident and medical malpractice personal injury cases involving negligence.
  • Managed the personal injury department with over ninety five active personal injury cases, with several entering litigation.
  • Prepared and filed personal injury cases and represented clients in negotiations with insurance company representatives.
  • Evaluate personal injury cases and communicate with insurance adjusters regarding injury value and case strategy.
  • Communicated and negotiated with adjusters for both Worker's Compensation and personal injury cases.
  • Oversee multiple personal injury cases simultaneously from initial client contact through settlement or litigation.
  • Defended insureds in personal injury cases and represented insurers in prosecuting product defect cases.
  • Involved in all aspects of asbestos litigation and other catastrophic personal injury cases.
  • Participated in conducting depositions on workers' compensation cases and personal injury cases.
  • Handled all matters of personal injury cases from auto-accidents to premise liability.
  • Handled every aspect of personal injury cases from conception to resolution.
  • Represented clients in personal injury cases against manufacturers of asbestos products.
  • Participated in the negotiation of settlements in numerous personal injury cases.
  • Helped manage and worked on approximately 3,000 asbestos personal injury cases.
  • Prepared settlement brochures and negotiated settlements in personal injury cases.
  • Conduct settlement negotiations with insurance adjusters in personal injury cases.
  • Researched, prepared and negotiated settlements for personal injury cases.
  • Lead litigation attorney in commercial litigation and personal injury cases.
  • Negotiate and successfully secure large settlements in personal injury cases.
  • Drafted complaints and discovery pertaining to personal injury cases.

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5. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Associate attorney with a practice focused on general litigation with a concentration in general business and family law matters.
  • Managed in an associate capacity family law matters and personal injury litigation from initial intake through conclusion.
  • Conducted formal and informal mediation in family law and personal injury cases with individual and corporate defendants.
  • General litigation practice including plaintiff's personal injury, medical malpractice, family law and criminal defense.
  • Practiced primarily family law, but also obtained some general civil litigation and criminal defense experience.
  • Mentored associate attorney regarding Virginia family law statutes pertaining to child custody and support guidelines.
  • Focused primarily on criminal defense, family law, estate planning and personal injury litigation.
  • General litigation, real estate transactions, matrimonial/family law, and personal injury.
  • Negotiate marital settlement agreements and joint parenting agreements in family law cases.
  • Conducted limited civil practice involving family law and personal injury cases.
  • Practice primarily focused on fiduciary litigation and family law litigation.
  • Practiced primarily family law within a personal injury law firm.
  • Practiced complex areas of family-based immigration law and family law.
  • Provided personalized service to family law clients.
  • Represented and advised clients in family law matters
  • Represented clients in litigated family law matters
  • Represented businesses and individuals in criminal law, family law, civil litigation, real estate, and estate planning matters.
  • Automated office operations, managing databases with probate, civil and family law client correspondence, record tracking and data communications.
  • Managed a varied caseload that included contract disputes, criminal law, family law, insurance disputes, and personal injury.
  • Practiced in the areas of Estate Planning, Family Law, Social Security Law, Personal Injury, and Property Law.

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6. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Provided legal counsel and litigation services to businesses and business-minded individuals in the technology, Internet, and entertainment industries.
  • Provided foreign investment, banking, and securities transactions counsel to draft complex syndicated loan transaction agreements and related documentation.
  • Represented and counseled brokers in responding to investigative inquiries made by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and state securities regulators.
  • Counseled clients about potential liability, negotiated settlements and represented title insurers in all resolution efforts outside of litigation.
  • Counseled and represented privately and publicly held corporations, partnerships and individuals in general business and commercial transactions.
  • Direct file-handling of over 200 cases as insurance-retained defense counsel for subcontractors in commercial and residential building disputes.
  • Negotiate with opposing counsel and insurance adjusters to obtain satisfactory settlements for clients in personal injury cases.
  • Acted as national counsel for foreign client regarding product liability matters and managing local counsel relationships.
  • Work cooperatively with co-counsel in consolidated class actions in areas of client management and motion practice.
  • Drafted interrogatories and requests for production and managed responses to opposing counsel's discovery requests.
  • Coordinate with General Counsel in litigation claims defense and strategy for local and national corporations.
  • Assisted as second-chair counsel in obtaining temporary injunction for client involved in commercial partnership dispute.
  • Counseled clients regarding traffic-related criminal offenses; effectively communicated with English and non-English speaking clients.
  • Communicated and coordinated with opposing counsel regarding joint court submissions and court appearances.
  • Participated and assisted senior counsels in International Arbitration Proceedings during the cross-examination phase.
  • Co-counseled several police and fire disability hearings and drafted written decisions for each.
  • Counseled individuals and businesses in matters related to debtor-creditor relations and bankruptcy.
  • Directed and monitored out of jurisdiction counsel for corporate client in litigation.
  • Counseled the personal representatives of estates in probate and estate administration matters.
  • Specialized in employment litigation defense matters and employment law advice and counseling.

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7. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Represented private insurance companies in all aspects of first party property insurance defense, personal injury lawsuits and general civil litigation.
  • Practice concentrated in civil litigation, primarily insurance defense of municipalities, school districts, automobile owners, businesses and homeowners.
  • Handle civil litigation and insurance coverage matters with focus almost entirely on the representation of commercial motor carriers and their insurers.
  • Served as civil litigation attorney in insurance defense, personal injury, asbestos litigation, consumer collections and product liability matters.
  • General civil litigation firm working primarily in area of insurance defense including personal injury, product defect and professional malpractice.
  • Practiced general civil litigation including bad faith insurance defense and provided a corporate defense for third-party claims.
  • Involved in civil litigation, representing clients in matters including mortgage contract enforcement and partnership contracts.
  • Represented clients in general civil litigation matters including but not limited to commercial and employment law.
  • Practice specializing in municipal code enforcement, with additional clients in civil litigation and estate planning.
  • Acquired substantive experience in collections/foreclosures, corporate affairs, civil litigation and creditors' bankruptcy claims.
  • Participated in the management of all aspects of discovery production in multiple complex civil litigation cases.
  • Negotiated resolutions and settlements of personal injury litigation, civil litigation, and criminal matters.
  • Handled broad spectrum of family matters and civil litigation matters from origination to conclusion.
  • Handle high-profile, complex civil litigation cases, specializing in business and professional liability litigation
  • Engaged in both criminal prosecution and civil litigation including court appearances and motion practice.
  • Practiced business law and civil litigation within litigation department of general practice firm.
  • Defended 200+ civil litigation cases as coverage counsel representing corporate and individual insureds.
  • Practice in civil litigation with particular focus on insurance defense and commercial litigation.
  • Assisted managing attorneys in researching and developing a briefing strategy for civil litigation.
  • Represent individuals and corporate entities in corporate matters and business and civil litigation.

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8. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Represented insurance companies in a variety of civil litigation and electronic discovery matters in state and federal courts of Virginia.
  • Managed bankruptcy proceedings for corporations at State Courts, including adversary proceedings at Federal Courts.
  • Prosecuted and defended complex business litigation and professional malpractice cases in state and federal courts.
  • Practice focused on commercial and insurance litigation and regulatory matters in state and federal courts.
  • Represented employment discrimination clients in state and federal administrative proceedings and in federal courts.
  • Possess litigation experience in Federal Courts including District Court and Administrative Courts.
  • Provided legal advocacy and representation in state and federal courts.
  • Litigated extensively in state and federal courts.
  • Litigated extensively in state and federal courts, serving plaintiffs, defendants, and third-party witnesses from case-filing through to appeal.
  • Represented clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings.
  • Prepared procedural and substantive motions in state and federal courts in Louisiana, including numerous exceptions and motions for summary judgment.
  • Serve as associate attorney on a variety of matters for clients in various federal courts, for FDCPA and TCPA claims.
  • Litigate complex matters including personal injury, commercial litigation and construction cases in state and federal courts from complaint to trial.
  • Draft Petitions, Motions, and Briefs on a wide variety of topics and issues in both State and Federal Courts.
  • Researched, prepared, and filed pleadings, motions, orders, briefs, and affidavits in state and federal courts.
  • Proceed with drafting and filing pleadings such as complaints, answers, motions and briefs in state and federal courts.
  • Prepare complaints, motions, subpoenas, orders, or other hearing and/or trial documents in state and federal courts.
  • Represent employees in all aspects of employment litigation, including single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits in State and Federal courts.
  • Represented clients in bankruptcy, appellate, juvenile, family and general civil law cases in state and federal courts.
  • Represented clients filing Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases in the Northern and Eastern District of Texas federal courts.

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9. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Developed and participated in negotiation strategy in team environment on complex legal issues to favorably resolve multiple disputes via settlement agreements.
  • Reviewed and analyzed contracts related to bankruptcy proceedings including deeds of trusts, security agreements, and settlement agreements.
  • Conducted two post-trial negotiations and settlements; reviewed and finalized scores of settlement agreements and dismissals for client execution.
  • Negotiate, draft and review settlement agreements and stipulations regarding the division of marital property and support obligations.
  • Communicated extensively with opposing attorneys to resolve disputes through settlement when possible and drafted negotiated settlement agreements.
  • Negotiated on behalf of the management and subsequently drafted settlement agreements between the management and workmen.
  • Drafted and negotiated commercial contracts including modification and settlement agreements, licensing agreements and confidentiality agreements.
  • Drafted and reviewed employment-related contracts, including non-compete agreements, settlement agreements, and separation agreements.
  • Drafted contracts ancillary to litigation, including employment contracts; non-compete agreements; and settlement agreements.
  • Prepared and reviewed pleadings and discovery, drafted motions and prepared mediation and settlement agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated settlement agreements, licensing agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Drafted documents including operating agreements, property settlement agreements, leases, and deposition abstracts.
  • Negotiated with opposing counsel to reach financial settlements; reviewed and edited settlement agreements.
  • Represented clients in labor, employment and bankruptcy litigation and in negotiating settlement agreements.
  • Negotiate settlement agreements, loss mitigation options and foreclosure alternatives with borrowers and clients.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements and payment plans to avoid litigation and/or resolve pending cases.
  • Drafted settlement agreements, medical examination requests, and nondisclosure agreements.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements, prepared pleadings and appeared at arbitration hearings.
  • Drafted Settlement Agreements and facilitated negotiations for family and civil clients.
  • Negotiate and execute settlements with claimants and draft accompanying settlement agreements.

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10. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Managed team of attorneys and paralegals in the development and construction of complicated appellate cases involving business restructuring and personal bankruptcy.
  • Handled litigation arising in connection to bankruptcy matters, including the prosecution and defense of adversary proceedings.
  • Worked as an associate attorney representing business clients in business transactions, business litigation and bankruptcy.
  • Prepared client memorandum with recommendation for potential litigation strategies, including filing potential involuntary bankruptcy case.
  • Associate in bankruptcy litigation firm on matters in bankruptcy, adversary proceedings and commercial litigation.
  • Researched legal precedents and procedures on recovery of assets upon judgments and bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represented Fortune 500 Company in complex financial transactions, litigation and bankruptcy matters.
  • Provided litigation support for a lengthy and complicated adversary case in bankruptcy court.
  • Researched specialized Uniform Commercial Code issues in bankruptcy and litigation matters.
  • Represented secured creditors in foreclosure and bankruptcy cases and related litigation.
  • Provided extensive default and bankruptcy services for major automotive finance companies.
  • Associate attorney practicing primarily in the area of consumer bankruptcy.
  • Conducted debt collection efforts and negotiations for bankruptcy adversary proceedings.
  • Practiced personal bankruptcy law representing clients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Instituted and developed bankruptcy department of boutique foreclosure firm.
  • Interviewed potential clients and discussed bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy options.
  • Represented local and national banks in Pennsylvania bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Worked in commercial/employment litigation department and creditor rights/bankruptcy department.
  • Co-author of publications on insolvency law and bankruptcy.
  • Conduct consultations and sell clients comprehensive bankruptcy packages.

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11. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Attended settlement conferences and court hearings; maintained proper communication throughout process ensuring proper protocol and communication to all parties.
  • Attended/conducted depositions, participated in court hearings and client meetings, drafted/argued various motions.
  • Conducted depositions, and represented clients in court hearings, and mediation/arbitration proceedings.
  • Contributed to client representation at depositions and court hearings.
  • Presented argument at several depositions and court hearings.
  • Represented clients at mediation conferences and court hearings
  • Attended court hearings and appearances independently.
  • Prepared and presented documents and legal arguments to the court through trials and court hearings gaining excellent oral and written skills.
  • Attend court hearings in Mississippi Chancery, Circuit and County Courts and administrative agencies to vigorously defend the interests of clients.
  • Appeared in at least four (4) civil court hearings per month, argued motions and conducted eviction trials.
  • Drafted and recorded all documents, including bankruptcy relief documents, appeared at court hearings and participated in foreclosure sales.
  • Drafted filing, served pleadings, and represented clients in court hearings and 341(a) Meetings of Creditors.
  • Argued motions in over 1,450 court hearings throughout Florida, including contested discovery motions and motions for summary judgment.
  • Attended court hearings and settlement conferences in criminal, worker's compensation, and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases.
  • Draft and file pleadings, attend court hearings, argue motions and attempt to favorably resolve client issues.
  • Prepared cases by gathering evidence and attending depositions, court hearings, conference calls, and client meetings.
  • Attend court hearings, trials, work on discovery matters, and settlements among other job responsibilities.
  • Crafted persuasive pleadings and argued in court hearings on behalf of clients' custodial and financial rights.
  • Attend all court hearings including uniform motion calendars, case management conferences and any other litigation matter.
  • Acquired litigation skills and civil procedural law experience; including depositions, court hearings and trial techniques.

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12. Deposition Summaries

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Here's how Deposition Summaries is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Prepared of trial and cross-examination notebooks, deposition summaries.
  • Prepared deposition summaries and privilege logs.
  • Attended depositions and authored deposition summaries.
  • Assisted in all aspects of discovery, including drafting interrogatories, responding to discovery demands, and preparing deposition summaries.
  • Handled discovery work, motion writing, deposition summaries, motions to compel, and mediation briefs.
  • Draft status letters, proposed budgets and deposition summaries, and provide interim case assessment.
  • Utilized research and writing skills to draft memorandums of law and deposition summaries for clients.
  • Drafted correspondence to Clients regarding case updates, deposition summaries and analysis of cases.
  • Depose Applicants and draft deposition summaries and hearing reports for examiners.
  • Prepared deposition summaries of parties, experts, and doctors.
  • Composed deposition summaries, reviewed discovery, and organized documents/exhibits in preparation for trial.
  • Draft deposition summaries, pre-trial reports and status updates.
  • Prepared legal memoranda, briefs, discovery,and deposition summaries.

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13. Premises Liability

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Here's how Premises Liability is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Represented workers regarding employment law violations and injured parties in cases of medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents and premises liability.
  • Conduct factual investigations and formulate defenses with regard to cases involving insurance contract coverage disputes, automobile accidents and premises liability.
  • Practice focused on plaintiff personal injury claims including premises liability and products liability claims involving virtually every manner of injury.
  • File handling of automobile accident and premises liability cases with successful defense results at Lake County Circuit Court mandatory arbitration.
  • Provided representation for members of insurance carriers in personal injury litigation, including premises liability and motor vehicle accidents.
  • Assisted with analysis and evaluation of personal and premises liability matters including discovery, deposition, mediation and arbitration.
  • Practice primarily focused on casualty defense litigation, including premises liability, auto accidents and other personal injury defense.
  • Prepared third party/uninsured motorist automobile accident and premises liability, personal injury lawsuits for settlement and trial.
  • Managed comprehensive legal defense of premises liability actions against Fortune 500 chemical and pharmaceutical corporations.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of international convenience store chain in premises liability lawsuit.
  • Prepare legal memos on different aspects of automobile and premises liability for senior attorneys.
  • Assisted partners in premises liability, personal injury defense and other civil litigation matters.
  • General civil liability with emphasis on defense of personal injury and premises liability cases.
  • Defend automobile accident, premises liability, products liability and asbestos claims.
  • Practice focused on premises liability, products liability, and construction litigation.
  • Experienced in the litigation of matters involving automobile accidents and premises liability.
  • Experience with commercial litigation and professional, product and premises liability defense.
  • Defend clients/insured in personal injury, premises liability and employment discrimination cases.
  • Prepared detailed litigation evaluations on commercial vehicle negligence and premises liability files.
  • Litigated cases included premises liability and catastrophic auto vs. truck collision.

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14. Insurance Defense

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Here's how Insurance Defense is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Managed all aspects of extensive premises liability, personal injury, and products liability litigation practice for regional insurance defense firm.
  • Managed a significant caseload in this high volume insurance defense practice with property/casualty, construction and insurance coverage litigation emphases.
  • Experienced in third-party insurance defense litigation representation of insurance companies in first-party and coverage disputes, and in motion practice.
  • Complete caseload accountability from inception through trial with emphasis on insurance defense litigation, primarily personal injury.
  • Handled a variety of professional malpractice matters, and litigation matters as insurance defense appointed counsel.
  • Practice focused on insurance defense litigation, including environmental and toxic tort cases and products liability.
  • Manage Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation, Insurance Defense, Residential Real Estate Closings and Landlord/Tenant Matters
  • Manage insurance defense litigation caseload, and conduct research, discovery and factual investigations.
  • Managed individual caseload for a general liability insurance defense firm handling personal injury claims.
  • Develop strategies for effectively representing insurance defense clients, and draft various business agreements.
  • Practice concentrated in insurance defense litigation of personal injury and product liability cases.
  • Managed insurance defense caseload including claims for property damage and bodily injury claims.
  • Defended client depositions in workers' compensation and general liability insurance defense matters.
  • Associate in eight-attorney insurance defense firm specializing in medical negligence and general liability.
  • Managed a significant caseload concerning insurance defense matters from inception through trial.
  • Represented insurance defense clients in complex product liability and medical device cases.
  • Associate specializing in Civil Litigation, Insurance DefenseAdmiralty and Aviation Law.
  • Practiced insurance defense litigation with primary focus on first-party property litigation.
  • Focused on first-party property insurance defense and suspected property insurance fraud.
  • Litigated and managed large insurance defense litigation and insurance coverage caseload.

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15. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Conducted extensive legal research, document review and deposition preparation for a federal class action suit involving several major insurance companies.
  • Reviewed and analyzed commercial general liability insurance policies and complaints on behalf of insurance companies to determine coverage of underlying litigation.
  • Represented large insurance companies on numerous matters including age discrimination allegations, policy disputes, and transfers of structured settlement payments.
  • Advised medical malpractice groups representing numerous international insurance companies to analyze coverage issues, determine strategy and achieve resolution.
  • Negotiated compromised resolutions and settlements between clients and insurance companies to maximize the benefits available for the injured worker.
  • Defended premises liability, personal injury and general negligence matters on behalf of insurance companies and large multinational corporations.
  • Represented insurance companies, self-insured commercial clients and government entities at state and federal judicial and administrative forums.
  • Represent large national organizations, including non-profits, prestigious medical centers, sports organizations, and insurance companies.
  • Defended insurance companies in complex coverage litigation, prosecuted indemnity claims, and provided insurance coverage analysis.
  • Represented domestic and international insurance companies in complex civil litigation matters in both state and federal court.
  • Handled declaratory judgment actions on behalf of various insurance companies especially in the areas of environmental litigation.
  • Provided legal representation for employers and insurance companies in all aspects of workers' compensation litigation.
  • Manage all phases of general and professional liability litigation on behalf of insurance companies and self-insured.
  • Advised insurance companies as to regulatory compliance and mitigation of contractual and extra contractual exposure.
  • Represented major insurance companies in personal injury claims; successfully limiting each organization's exposure.
  • Defended insurance companies, third-party administrators and self-insured employers in contested workers' compensation claims.
  • Coordinate legal strategy with insurance companies and communicate complex legal analysis in easily understandable terms.
  • Negotiated advantageous settlements and communicated progress to insurance companies up to and including settlement.
  • Represented insurance companies in coverage disputes, including researching and drafting complex coverage opinions.
  • Panel firm to myriad number of insurance companies with direct reporting responsibility and accountability.

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16. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Joined multifaceted law firm specializing in litigation, corporate finance/securities, banking business, public finance, and insurance coverage matters.
  • Managed residential and commercial bankruptcy caseload for this boutique commercial law firm; Collaborated on complex corporate and commercial transactions.
  • Handled corporate and litigation matters for law firm specializing in representing closely held companies in engineering and information technology industries.
  • Provided legal counsel to multinational and domestic corporations in managing their expatriate portfolios for this full-service immigration law firm.
  • Full service law firm specializing in high technology/venture capital backed companies and venture capital fund formation and representation.
  • Associate attorney with plaintiff's personal injury law firm specializing in orthopedic and brain injury litigation.
  • Represented insurance carriers and policy insureds in legal disputes in this 20-attorney civil litigation law firm.
  • Joined this prestigious Philadelphia law firm directly from law school and handled sophisticated business litigation.
  • Investigated law firm as outside counsel regarding allegations of legal malpractice and criminal wrongdoing.
  • Experienced litigator and counselor at well-respected law firm with established labor and employment practice.
  • Associate attorney at an extremely high-volume law firm focusing on complex civil litigation.
  • Concentrated on foreclosure-related cases for an established law firm in Cincinnati.
  • Associate attorney focused on general commercial litigation for state-wide law firm.
  • Practiced in litigation and environmental departments of large Seattle-based law firm.
  • Associate attorney in personal injury and disability law firm.
  • Handle decedent foreclosure cases for foreclosure and bankruptcy law firm
  • Work as an attorney in admiralty, general liability, and complex commercial litigation divisions of national civil defense law firm.
  • Associate Attorney at The Buckley Law Firm (formerly Buckley & Klein), an employment law and civil rights firm.
  • Travel to client homes for purposes of completing paperwork with client to retain the law firm for his or her claim.
  • Enlisted to supply English speaking abilities and IP knowledge for law firm specializing in representing government clients and hospitals throughout Israel.

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17. Appellate Briefs

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Here's how Appellate Briefs is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Resolved conflicts with opposing counsel by either negotiation or litigation, including writing appellate briefs
  • Accomplished writer with extensive legal drafting and technical writing experience including appellate briefs.
  • Researched and drafted numerous successful summary judgment and appellate briefs.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and performed extensive preparation for re-trials.
  • Prepared numerous appellate briefs and coverage opinion letters.
  • Authored several summary judgment and appellate briefs.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and associated correspondence.
  • Assisted managing partner in appellate practice; drafted appellate briefs, including a response to a petition for writ of mandamus.
  • Conducted extensive legal research, and drafted post-trial and appellate briefs, and substantive pleadings including complaints, answers and motions.
  • Worked cases at all stages of litigation: pleadings, discovery, depositions, arbitration, trial, and appellate briefs.
  • Draft motions to suppress, motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, appellate briefs, and various other motions.
  • Drafted several appellate briefs and successfully argued an appeal before the Pennsylvania Superior Court (Pennsylvania's Court of Appeals).
  • Research and draft motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, appellate briefs, and other substantive pleadings and motions.
  • Drafted motions, pleadings, trial briefs, appellate briefs, and case evaluations for a wide variety of legal cases.
  • Prepared pleadings, motions, appellate briefs, settlement documents, stipulations, orders, and other papers filed in court.
  • Managed litigation files, deposed witnesses, drafted complex law and motion, argued motions, and drafted appellate briefs.
  • Researched and drafted appellate briefs for civil appeals in Court of Appeals and advised clients and firm on appellate issues.
  • Drafted persuasive pleadings, discovery demands and responses, appellate briefs, and motions for both State and Federal Court.
  • Drafted Appellate Briefs to Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and drafted appellate briefs and argued before North Dakota Supreme Court.
  • Researched and drafted appellate briefs, argued orally before appellate court, and counseled clients on legal and business matters.

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18. Medical Malpractice

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Here's how Medical Malpractice is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Associate position in general practice managing case load involving workers compensation and personal injury cases including product liability and medical malpractice.
  • Associate position in litigation firm handling personal injury matters from automobile accident claims to medical malpractice and product liability claims.
  • Participate in all aspects of pretrial litigation in medical malpractice and general liability cases, including depositions and motion practice.
  • Prepared a presentation on the defense and trial of catastrophic loss medical malpractice cases for presentation to insurance industry professionals.
  • Practiced civil defense litigation, especially medical malpractice litigation, but also premises liability and other personal injury cases.
  • Managed defense of medical malpractice and personal injury litigation, including product liability, employment, and contract matters.
  • Represent individual physicians, dentists, physician's assistants, registered nurses and hospitals in medical malpractice litigation.
  • Developed effective strategies and expert support to address compliance problems and effect successful resolution of medical malpractice cases.
  • Developed a strong proficiency in personal injury, premises liability, medical malpractice and Workers' Compensation.
  • Manage a full civil lawsuit caseload, predominantly relating to medical malpractice and personal injury defense matters.
  • Associate in corporate/commercial litigation section of law firm specializing in health care and medical malpractice defense law.
  • Practice in areas of general commercial litigation, medical malpractice defense, and premises liability/personal injury defense.
  • Represent clients in a variety of complex litigation actions, concentration in medical malpractice and personal injury.
  • Litigated or assisted in the litigation of personal injury, products liability and medical malpractice cases.
  • Full litigation practice involving personal injury, medical malpractice, workers' compensation and mass-tort litigation.
  • Handled civil litigation, primarily auto negligence, medical malpractice, personal injury and business torts.
  • Practice focused on commercial litigation, including antitrust, construction, environmental and medical malpractice cases.
  • Engage in civil litigation primarily for medical malpractice and catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases.
  • Appear and handle various Court matters related to medical malpractice defense and general liability litigation.
  • Served as a Special Master: supervised discovery in medical malpractice and commercial litigation disputes.

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19. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Advised businesses in modification and implementation of policies to effect compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Defended municipalities in a variety of environmental and employment lawsuits.
  • Performed extensive research and drafted numerous memorandums and pleadings on issues arising under various state and federal employment laws.
  • Counseled employers on allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and violations of federal and state employment laws.
  • Counseled clients regarding state and federal employment laws, and the effective use of employment policies and procedures.
  • Counseled clients on compliance with state and federal employment laws, and employee transfers during company mergers.
  • Worked with employers to implement policies and determine strategies to comply with state and federal employment laws.
  • Advise clients on state and federal employment laws, case valuation, and litigation strategies.
  • Advised clients on federal and state laws involving contracts, bankruptcy and employment laws.
  • Research and interpreted all federal and state labor and employment laws and advised clients.
  • Counseled clients on employment laws and assessed potential claims for viability.
  • Advised prior HR manager as to various employment laws and regulations.
  • Counseled clients on compliance with employment laws.
  • Compiled 50 State survey of employment laws.

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20. Plaintiff

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Here's how Plaintiff is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Drafted and submitted Motion for Summary Judgment against plaintiff in employment discrimination case awaiting ruling from Nevada federal district court.
  • Represented plaintiffs in personal injury actions, including drafting pleadings, discovery requests, and conducting and defending depositions.
  • Represented plaintiffs in personal injury litigation and represented clients in criminal, municipal and workers' compensation matters.
  • Represented plaintiffs in all types of employment litigation including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination.
  • Represented injured plaintiffs and their families in lawsuits brought against suppliers, manufacturers and distributors of asbestos-containing products.
  • Associate attorney representing personal injury claims of Plaintiffs injured in automobile accidents and premise liability matters.
  • Handled fact development and legal analysis of individual plaintiff claims in class action litigation.
  • Represented plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits involving motor vehicle negligence and premises liability.
  • Represented class-action plaintiffs in antitrust suits against freight railways and polyurethane foam manufacturers.
  • General litigation practice including plaintiff's personal injury and municipal criminal defense.
  • Managed office administration and handled all Plaintiffs' Personal Injury litigation cases.
  • Provided integral legal support for caseload involving plaintiff s personal injury claims.
  • Practice focused on insurance coverage litigation representing both plaintiffs and insurance companies.
  • Attended and summarized depositions of plaintiffs in asbestos products liability cases.
  • General Practice focusing primarily on Plaintiff s Personal Injury and Criminal Defense
  • Deposed plaintiff in employer-employee sexual harassment case resulting in favorable settlement.
  • Negotiated favorable settlements for sexual harassment and employment discrimination plaintiffs.
  • Lead depositions of plaintiffs and participated in depositions of co-defendants.
  • Deposed plaintiffs in silicosis product liability cases and asbestos cases.
  • Represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation matters.

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21. Oral Arguments

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Here's how Oral Arguments is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Performed as second-chair at oral arguments and arbitration hearings; presentation of opening and closing statements; examination of witnesses.
  • Participated in regular court appearances for oral arguments on motions and participation in discovery and settlement conferences.
  • Participate in case proceedings including oral arguments and witness and party depositions.
  • Represented clients at foreclosure settlement conferences, oral arguments and disposition/status conferences.
  • Conducted oral arguments at hearings related to discovery disputes and default judgment.
  • Conducted oral arguments involving discovery disputes and motions for summary judgment.
  • Performed in oral arguments and conducted mediation.
  • Presented oral arguments in federal bankruptcy court.
  • Delivered oral arguments on motions.
  • Conducted depositions, oral arguments.
  • Handle cases from inception to conclusion including all discovery, depositions, motions, court appearances, oral arguments and appeals.
  • Performed oral arguments before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, the Circuit Courts of Illinois and the Illinois Appellate Court.
  • Presented successful oral arguments before Supreme Court, Warren County and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • Attended court proceedings throughout all five boroughs of New York and Long Island for motions, oral arguments and trials.
  • Appear in federal and state courts for oral arguments, conferences and hearings in criminal, matrimonial and commercial matters.
  • Research legal issues; assess the viability and merits of potential new cases; manage discovery and make oral arguments.
  • Drafted pleadings and motions, conducted discovery, deposed witnesses, and presented oral arguments on civil litigation motions.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted law and motion on criminal law issues; prepared and respond to oral arguments.
  • Experience with depositions, oral arguments, status conferences, trials, settlement negotiations, arbitration and mediation.
  • Attended various oral arguments, hearings, depositions, case management conferences, status conferences and discovery conferences.

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22. Jury Instructions

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Here's how Jury Instructions is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Summarized depositions and prepared jury instructions.
  • Draft and submit pleadings and court documents such as Appeals, Complaints, Motions for Summary Judgment, and Jury Instructions.
  • Engaged in all aspect of case management; from complaint filing to drafting to jury instructions and all phases in between.
  • Conduct research and prepare motions, pleadings, jury instructions, objections, responses, petitions and other legal documents.
  • Researched and drafted numerous motions, jury instructions, complaints, answers, declarations, settlement conference statements and judgments.
  • Researched and drafted a broad range of motions, complaints, jury instructions, medical summaries, written discovery.
  • Presented the opening statement, examined witnesses and argued motions and jury instructions to a successful end.
  • Attended pretrial conferences and prepared cases for trial, including exhibit and witness lists and jury instructions.
  • Prepared pretrial reports, jury instructions and pretrial motions for state and federal court trials.
  • Prepare trial books, jury instructions, exhibits and trial briefs for jury trials.
  • Drafted and filed motions, writs, orders, jury instructions and appeals.
  • Researched, drafted, and argued complex pretrial motions and jury instructions.
  • Prepare jury instructions and sit second chair at trial.
  • Argued motions and jury instructions in court.
  • Argued Rule 50 motions and jury instructions.
  • Prepared jury instructions and special verdict forms.
  • Prepare trial notebooks and jury instructions.
  • Proposed and drafted standard jury instructions.
  • Draft pleadings and motions, mediation briefs, EEOC statements, motions in limine, trial briefs, and jury instructions.
  • Drafted various litigation documents, including pre-trial pleadings and motions, declarations, requests for judicial notice, and jury instructions.

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23. Intellectual Property

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Here's how Intellectual Property is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Conducted intellectual property and business-related litigation.
  • Provided strategic direction regarding employment policies and procedures, management of intellectual property portfolios, and consummation of complicated business transactions.
  • Performed extensive research and prepared legal memorandum and motions on topics ranging from employment discrimination to intellectual property to product liability.
  • Participated in all facets of the firm s intellectual property and business law practice, including co-owning/operating an independent record label.
  • Represented multinational clients in various aspects of intellectual property litigation before United State District Courts and U.S. International Trade Commission.
  • Recorded trademarks and copyrights with Customs' intellectual property branch, and coordinated with Customs regarding interception of infringing merchandise.
  • Assist in management and maintenance of intellectual property portfolio of global, non-profit, independent business membership and research association.
  • Represented Nevada technology company in intellectual property case against Kuwaiti investment company, resulting in settlement of all claims.
  • Secured federal trademark registration for trademarks and service marks and advised clients on protection and enforcement of intellectual property.
  • Counseled clients on intellectual property matters and drafting a patent infringement letter for a major Silicon Valley semiconductor company.
  • Performed legal research and drafted legal memorandum for intellectual property litigation matters including patents, copyrights, and trademarks.
  • Conduct research assignments as requested in support of litigation with focus on intellectual property protection and contract disputes.
  • Drafted and negotiated intellectual property and software licenses, distribution agreements, and confidentiality agreements for technology companies.
  • Advise on intellectual property management, ownership and technology transfer issues in government contracting and general corporate issues.
  • Represented institutional and individual clients in litigation matters involving commercial real estate, contracts and intellectual property.
  • Represented tribal governments/ enterprises in administrative hearings related to tort claims, employment, and intellectual property.
  • Drafted complaint for state political campaign client alleging infringement of copyrighted intellectual property by opposing political candidate.
  • Practice focused on intellectual property litigation (trademark, patent and copyright litigation) and business litigation.
  • Educated clients on suitable methods for establishing and strengthening intellectual property portfolios and protecting proprietary rights.
  • Work directly under Principal Attorney in Intellectual Property law firm focused on patent and trademark prosecution.

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24. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Examined retirement plan documentation and company procedures as part of due diligence of publicly held company's proposed mergers and acquisitions.
  • Supervised a nationwide licensing project and led compliance reviews and regulatory due diligence for proposed acquisitions of consumer finance entities.
  • Negotiated and prepared asset purchase agreements and stock purchase agreements and conducted due diligence for corporate mergers and acquisitions.
  • Performed due diligence investigations and drafted documents for securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions transactions and franchise offerings.
  • Drafted and participated in negotiation of asset purchase agreements and review of acquisition due diligence.
  • Conducted due diligence inquiries and investigations and provided clients with comprehensive legal opinions and advice.
  • Completed notable due diligence and research on domestic and international asset protection projects.
  • Performed due diligence and draft reports analyzing employment-related issues impacting mergers and acquisitions.
  • Experience performing operational due diligence checks regarding conflicts and other legal operations.
  • Conducted material agreement due diligence for asset purchase agreements and corporate mergers.
  • Prepared environmental due diligence for the sale of a national battery manufacturer.
  • Conducted due diligence, drafted offering memorandums for oversea private placement.
  • Monitor sub-advisory relationships including compliance due diligence, supervision and reporting.
  • Performed due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions and securities transactions.
  • Conducted due diligence for commercial bankruptcy and freight railroad company acquisition.
  • Conduct trademark due diligence and prepare trademark and copyright registration applications.
  • Perform due diligence analyses by researching and analyzing patent portfolio.
  • Analyzed corporate governance and performed document review and due diligence.
  • Obtained, reviewed, organized and summarized due diligence investigations.
  • Conducted comprehensive due diligence review of material contracts for subsidiaries.

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25. Expert Witnesses

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Here's how Expert Witnesses is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Collaborated with all stakeholders in a variety of cases by participating in deposition proceedings and preparation of expert witnesses.
  • Retained expert witnesses based upon specific medical legal issues identified through case review and legal analysis.
  • Traveled nationwide to participate in fact and expert deposition proceedings and preparation of expert witnesses.
  • Propounded and responded to written discovery enforced compliance through motion practice and retained expert witnesses.
  • Conducted and attended numerous discovery depositions of parties and expert witnesses.
  • Prepared written discovery and attended depositions of lay and expert witnesses.
  • Conducted depositions with medical expert witnesses for personal injury matters.
  • Conducted depositions and retained, consulted and directed expert witnesses.
  • Examined fact and expert witnesses testifying in international arbitration proceedings.
  • Traveled throughout Kentucky to attend doctor depositions and cross-examine expert witnesses
  • Prepared employer and expert witnesses for direct and cross-examination.
  • Deposed percipient and expert witnesses and defended depositions.
  • Communicate with expert witnesses and prepare expert affidavits.
  • Conducted depositions of various parties including expert witnesses.
  • Consulted with expert witnesses regarding their testimony.
  • Gained extensive experience cross-examining expert witnesses.
  • Deposed approximately 20 expert witnesses.
  • Defended depositions of expert witnesses.
  • Conducted, defended, and attended depositions of parties, fact witnesses, and expert witnesses on an almost daily basis.
  • Identified and interviewed expert witnesses, prepared expert witness disclosures in preparation for trial, and prepared expert witnesses for deposition.

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26. Practice Areas

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Here's how Practice Areas is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Committed to providing my clients with exceptional representation primarily in the practice areas of litigation, dispute resolution and counseling.
  • Practice areas include products liability, insurance prosecution, premises liability, negligent vehicle operation, and general tort liability.
  • Practice areas included insurance coverage and defense, products liability/tort law and general business litigation.- Extensive litigation and motion practice.
  • Represented clients in Personal Injury law suits including litigation, arbitration and mediation actions and other general practice areas.
  • Practice areas included complex environmental litigation and regulatory counseling with a national environmental law and litigation firm.
  • Practice areas included: Personal Injury, Corporate litigation and Corporate and business licensing.
  • Practice areas included personal injury, workers' compensation, bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
  • Practice areas included civil litigation, commercial litigation and labor and employment litigation.
  • Participated in weekly legal seminars discussing relevant practice areas in real property law.
  • Practice areas included acquisitions, intellectual property and Federal Communications Commission practice.
  • Practice areas include primarily family law, but also commercial litigation.
  • Practice areas included insurance defense, environmental, and commercial litigation.
  • Practice areas: premises liability and automobile insurance defense litigation.
  • Practice areas included business litigation and corporate law counseling.
  • Practice areas also included employment discrimination and securities litigation.
  • Practice areas were primarily plaintiff personal injury cases.
  • Practice areas focused on consumer and commercial representation.
  • General practice encompassing multiple practice areas.
  • Negotiated settlements in various practice areas.
  • Practice areas included state and federal criminal trials, civil search and seizure cases, and criminal appellate and post-conviction cases.

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27. Real Property

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Here's how Real Property is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Assisted supervising attorneys with real property, family and probate cases and all litigation matters incidental thereto including discovery and trial.
  • Background in general business litigation including professional malpractice, franchise, insurance, real property, landlord-tenant and environmental matters.
  • Major areas of practice included residential real property, estate administration, county government/municipal law and criminal defense.
  • Represented clients in litigation involving disputes regarding real property interests, including boundary disputes and adverse possession.
  • Assumed responsibility for the identification, analysis and potential clean up of clients' contaminated real property.
  • Research public records to abstract title information on real property and determine accurate ownership and mineral interests.
  • Focused on general civil litigation areas ranging from real property disputes to medical malpractice claims.
  • Assisted appraisers in accumulating information used to perform valuations of real property and business interests.
  • Represented lending institutions in foreclosure litigation proceedings and in a variety of real property matters.
  • Increased firm profits by successful management and prosecution of commercial and residential real property foreclosures.
  • Represented Condominium Associations and Homeowners Associations, litigating real property matters and lien foreclosures.
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts regarding real property transactions and business and employment agreements.
  • General practice focused on civil litigation, real property transactions and collections.
  • Practice focused on real property matters, commercial transactions and commercial litigation.
  • Specialized in evaluating real property title issues and providing coverage opinions.
  • Prepare and deliver seminars related to real property-related legal issues.
  • Practiced primarily Real Property and Bankruptcy law.
  • Researched ownership of real property assets and title issues; prepared documents for transfers of ownership interests in real property assets.
  • Drafted pleadings, motions, and settlement agreements for corporate, contract, real property, estate/trust, and insurance disputes.
  • Manage cases involving complex banking, finance, collections, corporate, securities, real property, tax and damages issues.

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28. Construction Defect

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Here's how Construction Defect is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Provided legal services to high-volume caseload of residential real estate developers seeking representation during complex insurance defense / construction defect litigation.
  • Practice areas include: general liability, personal injury- auto accidents and toxic tort complex litigation, and construction defect litigation.
  • Managed and prosecuted hundreds of personal injury cases, including matters involving wrongful termination, premise liability, and construction defect.
  • Managed insurance defense caseload focused on transportation, premises liability, medical malpractice, and construction defect litigation.
  • Negotiated and drafted settlement agreements and releases in construction defect, general liability, and personal injury litigation.
  • Panel counsel for insurance defense firm specializing in complex construction defect litigation and auto and premises liability.
  • Practice areas included personal injury, products liability, construction defect, legal malpractice and medical malpractice.
  • Represent clients in third party insurance defense matters including catastrophic loss personal injury and construction defect litigation.
  • Practice areas: construction defect litigation for Scottsdale Insurance, premises liability and automobile insurance defense litigation.
  • Represent large General Contractor firms in complex construction defect and personal injury cases involving large casino projects.
  • Prosecute and defend general civil legal actions, with emphasis on construction defect and professional liability.
  • First-chaired trial defending construction company against construction defects claims resulting in directed verdict for client.
  • Defended insurance carriers in matters including personal injury, construction defect and employment law actions.
  • Practice GroupsBusiness & Commercial Litigation Construction Accidents NYS Labor Law & Construction Defect Insurance Litigation
  • Attended several construction defect depositions and motions representing builders and developers including Signature Homes.
  • Represented subcontractors and property owners in construction defect, administrative, and business litigation.
  • Defended general contractor and engineer in complex construction defect suit concerning large fiber-optic network.
  • Assist with international construction defect litigation, insurance coverage, and various commercial disputes.
  • Litigated cases involving personal injury, construction defect, products liability and employment disputes.
  • Represented developers and contractors in complex construction defect lawsuits and personal injury actions.

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29. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Attended daily court appearances for motion argument and conducted lengthy depositions of injured claimants, treating physicians and medical records custodians.
  • Analyzed medical records, treatises, and diagnostic imaging to evaluate litigation exposure in complex medical malpractice and pharmaceutical liability cases.
  • Conducted extensive review of medical records and vocational history to craft successful legal arguments; cross examined medical and vocational experts.
  • Evaluated potential claims by conducting initial client interviews, obtaining and reviewing medical records, employment history and insurance records.
  • Conducted legal research involving state statues, analyzed medical records and prepared legal documents for discovery and settlement.
  • Prepared summary and analysis of medical records, deposition testimony, answers to interrogatories and other written discovery.
  • Experienced deposing expert medical witnesses including review of all client medical records and discovery issues regarding same.
  • Reviewed and analyzed medical records to identify potential areas of strengths and weaknesses in preparing liability defenses.
  • Examined complicated medical records and frequently drafted comprehensive summaries regarding the plaintiff's complete medical history.
  • Determined client eligibility for Veterans' benefits by researching military, financial, and medical records.
  • Reviewed and summarized medical records, deposition transcripts and employment records during discovery phase of litigation.
  • Preformed extensive review of incoming documentation, including medical records, for evidence and case relevance.
  • Performed premise inspections, reviewed medical records and autopsy reports and prepared clients for depositions.
  • Analyze medical records and work history to determine disability based on the sequential evaluation process.
  • Reviewed, interpreted and summarized voluminous medical records and investigated and analyzed relevant medical issues.
  • Reviewed and analyzed medical records and discovery in personal injury and medical malpractice actions.
  • Reviewed and analyzed discovery, including medical records, for liability and causation issues.
  • Analyze medical records, protocols and procedures for pertinent information concerning defense of insured.
  • Demonstrated proficiency at reviewing medical records, preparing medical chronologies and synthesizing medical documentation.
  • Review of medical records with extraction and organization of relevant medical record evidence.

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30. Corporate Clients

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Here's how Corporate Clients is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Advised corporate clients on complex legal issues and distilled pertinent information into digestible form, including regulatory and statutory compliance requirements.
  • Advised corporate clients on strategic business matters involving the licensing, protection, enforcement and negotiation of intellectual property rights.
  • Provided litigation and general counsel support for Rhode Island-based and Massachusetts-based corporate clients including a prominent international oil company.
  • Provided research and litigation assistance in the representation of large corporate clients in federal Superfund and state environmental cases.
  • Drafted commercial contracts for corporate clients including vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, non-compete provisions, and technology contracts.
  • Reviewed and revised employment contracts, director and officer indemnification agreements and golden parachute agreements for corporate clients.
  • Prepared and filed documents with various federal and state agencies to achieve regulatory compliance requirements for corporate clients.
  • Represented individual and corporate clients in a variety of civil matters involving government procurement contracts and intellectual property.
  • Represented corporate clients, negotiated disputes and prepared settlements for approval in Chancery and General Sessions Court.
  • Analyze and interpret contractual provisions for corporate clients, with significant experience in indemnity and insurance provisions.
  • Provided regular evaluation reporting to corporate clients and insurers on the development of matters towards successful resolution.
  • Represented domestic and international corporate clients in domestic and international IT outsourcing and technology acquisition transactions.
  • Represented corporate clients in cases related to the remediation of contaminated property and real estate transactions.
  • Represented individual and corporate clients in a variety of commercial lawsuits in a fast-paced litigation boutique.
  • Developed and conducted training presentation to fellow attorneys on best practices in servicing corporate clients.
  • Represented hospitals in medical malpractice litigation; also represented corporate clients in commercial litigation.
  • Represented private individual and corporate clients through litigation process, including solo trial advocacy.
  • Prepare employment based immigration applications and petitions, specifically Labor Certifications for corporate clients.
  • Drafted and reviewed operating agreements, bylaws and other incorporating documents for corporate clients.
  • Engaged in defense litigation for a firm representing insurers and self-insured corporate clients.

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31. Child Support

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Here's how Child Support is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Projected child support requirements in marital dissolution cases and calculated monthly support awards.
  • Provided legal representation to individuals in child support enforcement and custody matters.
  • Represented indigent parents in child support contempt proceedings
  • Major focus on family law, including divorce, child custody matters, paternity, child support, and post-decree matters.
  • Handled civil law cases, including divorce, child support and custody, guardianship, name change, and visitation cases.
  • Lead attorney in family, paternity, child support, criminal, appellate, probation and parole and real estate matters.
  • Represented clients in Family Court for Child support, custody, visitations, order of protection, and paternity hearings.
  • Conducted research on various legal issues including alimony, child support, custody, restraining orders, and property division.
  • Litigated domestic relations cases, including divorce, parentage, child custody, visitation, child support and related matters.
  • Represented clients in complex divorce, custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, and protective order cases.
  • Handled zoning, criminal, probate, child custody, child support, divorce, and sports and entertainment matters.
  • Represented primarily Spanish-speaking clients in divorce, custody, dependency, child support, and domestic violence restraining order matters.
  • Represented clients from intake through disposition in Family Court, including divorce, child support and custody and adoption.
  • Represent clients in divorce, custody, and child support cases with a focus on cases involving domestic violence.
  • Communicated with judges and court staff in presenting client cases, and with state/county employees regarding child support issues.
  • Drafted, filed and argued motions pertaining to family law including requests for parenting time and child support.
  • Handled cases dealing with equitable distribution, child support, settled 90% of cases out of court.
  • Represented clients in civil and criminal matters for assault, child support, child custody, and divorces.
  • Drafted pleadings, orders, child support and maintenance charts, property charts, and memorandums of law.
  • Represented clients before the Friend of the Court with modifications of child support, custody and parenting time.

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32. Wrongful Death

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Here's how Wrongful Death is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Monitored wrongful death trial with eight-figure punitive damage claim in capacity as personal counsel of national interstate logistics company.
  • Represented automobile manufacturers in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases.
  • Prepared all trial documents for 15+ cases including auto accidents, slip and falls, wrongful death, and complex litigation.
  • Conduct and defend depositions of Indiana clients as one of two Indiana licenses attorneys for construction clients in wrongful death claims.
  • Executed blogging and SEO marketing techniques relating to Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, Wrongful Death, DUI/DWI and Criminal Law
  • Handled Family Law, Worker's Compensation, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Bankruptcy cases from intake until trial.
  • Associate attorney on the litigation team assisting in claims of wrongful death, worker's compensation, and small claims.
  • Drafted, amended, and negotiated complex settlement contracts (products liability, wrongful death, and negligence claims).
  • Assisted in preparing a maritime wrongful death litigation for defendant corporation and attended trial on case in Federal District Court.
  • Work closely with liaison counsel around the country in representing and defending personal injury and wrongful death cases.
  • Case types included motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall, business negligence, wrongful death and malpractice.
  • Litigated Personal Injury Protection (PIP), bodily injury, wrongful death and property damage claims.
  • Settled the wrongful death of a two-year-old toddler for 3.5 million dollars in mediation in 2011.
  • Managed caseload of 60 (+) wrongful death cases from Florida, Alabama and Georgia.
  • Represented a subcontractor in a wrongful death action based on motorist's death in development area.
  • Litigated business contract disputes, insurance coverage disputes, personal injury and wrongful death cases.
  • Opened probate estates to facilitate the settlement of cases involving minors and wrongful death actions.
  • Obtained defense verdict as lead associate attorney involving vicarious liability in wrongful death case.
  • Represented client in Ohio probate court hearing to resolve dispersal of wrongful death settlement.
  • Helped obtain a $148,000,000.00 judgment in the wrongful death case Patel et.

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33. Document Review

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Here's how Document Review is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Conducted litigation tasks including document review and analysis, drafted evaluation reports and responsive pleadings, prepared discovery demands and responses.
  • Experience also included managing teams of contract attorneys during litigation document review and participating in the litigation fact-finding and drafting processes.
  • Participated in World Trade Center Disaster Site federal litigation by attending depositions, and participating in document review and settlement.
  • Document Review using computer based software regarding litigation for Employment and Workers Compensation (medical documents) cases.
  • Supervised and analyzed document review, document production, and interrogatory and subpoena responses with paralegal staff.
  • Conducted depositions, document review for privilege and responsiveness, examinations before trial and examinations under oath.
  • Conduct depositions and discovery conferences, issue and answer written discovery, perform document review and analysis.
  • Supervised staff and professionals in discovery and document review; and drafted discovery for complex litigation.
  • Perform online document review and document coding for legal issues, privileged communications and confidentiality.
  • Coded various internal communications for privilege log, conducting document review on various matters.
  • Managed and organized document review projects, and prepared discovery demands and responses.
  • Conducted all aspects of discovery, document review and analysis and factual investigations.
  • Managed complete discovery process, including document review, witness preparation and depositions.
  • Participated in large-scale electronic document review projects using various platforms including Relativity.
  • Traveled nationwide for depositions and document review assignments in class action matters.
  • Oversee and compose discovery motion practice, including significant electronic document review.
  • Participated in document review in response to Second Request in casket acquisition.
  • Managed probate and trust administration cases, including document review and preparation.
  • Conducted all facets of written discovery and supervised document review teams.
  • Perform document review and document production in response to discovery demands.

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34. Social Security

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Here's how Social Security is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Handled administrative and license hearings and proceedings at Illinois Department of Human Rights, Federal Maritime Commission and Social Security Commission.
  • Negotiated with staff attorneys at the Social Security administrative hearing office to get expedited decisions awarding benefits without a hearing.
  • Work primarily involved Social Security Disability, Domestic Relations/Family Law, Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury and Property Law.
  • Gained acute insight into what it takes to efficiently and effectively manage a fast paced-volume social security disability practice.
  • Lecture to non-profit groups, medical providers and other disability advocates on the legal issues surrounding Social Security Disability
  • Represented clients in social security disability hearings, conducting direct examination of disability claimants and vocational experts.
  • General practice attorney with primary responsibility for Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability and Personal Injury practice.
  • Represent mentally ill and physically disabled individuals before the Social Security Administration at the appellate level.
  • Created and established claimants workers compensation department and established social security disability department for the firm.
  • Represent clients in the appeal process for Social Security Income and Social Security Disability Benefits.
  • Practice focused on personal injury, workers' compensation, and social security disability litigation.
  • Prepared and submitted written legal arguments to ALJ's interpreting Social Security Rulings and Regulations.
  • Represented Social Security disability claimants and litigated Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation claims.
  • Started and developed Workers' Compensation and Social Security practice for personal injury firm.
  • Negotiate settlements for Social Security benefits and business contracts totaling over one million dollars.
  • Represented clients in personal injury, workers' compensation and social security disability cases.
  • Participated in Foreclosure sales, bankruptcy meeting of creditors and social security disability hearings.
  • Counseled and advised clients receiving worker's compensation and social security disability benefits.
  • Recruit and screen prospective social security clients to determine eligibility and filing status.
  • Represented clients in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy proceedings and Social Security disability cases.

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35. Contract Disputes

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Here's how Contract Disputes is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Defended general contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals in construction-defect litigation, contract disputes, and third-party practice.
  • Represented various Louisiana state agencies in civil litigation cases involving liability defense, discrimination, and contract disputes.
  • Handled contract disputes commonly encountered by small businesses, often negotiating satisfactory resolutions and avoiding litigation.
  • Practice concentrates in complex commercial litigation, particularly real estate development and construction contract disputes.
  • Represent contractors in construction contract disputes.
  • Represented employers in non-competition/employment contract disputes.
  • Associate attorney for large collection practice; Handled complex business litigation, contract disputes; High volume creditor's rights practice.
  • Examined titles and resolved title issues Conducted residential real estate closings Litigated cases involving contract disputes and breach of warranty issues
  • Associate attorney working in a litigation firm focusing on insurance bad faith, personal injury, commercial and contract disputes.
  • Represented employees in breach of employment contract disputes and breach of non-compete agreements; in contract negotiations and renewals.
  • Represented clients in civil matters including personal injury matters, workman compensation, contract disputes and landlord tenant disputes.
  • Experience focused on the litigation of tort cases, insurance fraud, contract disputes, and small-claims matters.
  • Handle civil and federal court calls for third-party litigation, contract disputes, small claims and estate law.
  • Advise clients on contract disputes, employment litigation, business disputes, securities litigation, and merger litigation.
  • Represented clients in litigation matters related to mechanic's liens, payment bonds, and contract disputes.
  • Experience in litigation, contract disputes, commercial and residential real estate matters, and family law.
  • General commercial litigation practice with an emphasis in oil and gas law and complex contract disputes.
  • Contract Disputes & Construction Litigation: Advise on dispute resolution options, risks, and benefits.
  • Managed approximately 80 cases, regarding contract disputes, personal injury, and civil rights.
  • Defended claims related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation and breach of contract disputes.

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36. Client Interviews

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Here's how Client Interviews is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Conducted client interviews, drafted discovery, analyzed opposing discovery responses and documents provided in response to requests for production.
  • Conduct factual investigations and client interviews to complete written discovery, including analyze documents responsive to requests.
  • Conducted extensive client interviews, prepared discovery, prepared medicals records and documents for litigation.
  • Conducted client interviews and drafted reports as Court Appointed Counsel for alleged incapacitated individuals.
  • Conducted client interviews and provided representation in civil and criminal matters including routine traffic cases
  • Developed client-base; facilitated client interviews; analyzed fact patterns and developed legal theories.
  • Conducted initial client interviews and maintained extensive client contact throughout the litigation process.
  • Performed client interviews and provided assistance and representation in the mediation process.
  • Conducted client interviews to determine eligibility for an immigration benefit or relief.
  • Conducted client interviews to discuss potential liability and develop defense strategies.
  • Maintained client relationships through continuous communication and direct client interviews.
  • Corresponded with clients and participated in client interviews and consultations.
  • Conducted client interviews to gain information for anticipated/ongoing litigation.
  • Conducted detailed client interviews and drafted bankruptcy petitions.
  • Performed initial client interviews and evaluated prospective cases.
  • Conduct initial client interviews to determine representation.
  • Defend applicant depositions and conduct client interviews.
  • Conducted client interviews, discovery and depositions.
  • Conducted client interviews for deposition preparation.
  • Conducted case investigations and client interviews.

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37. Demand Letters

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Here's how Demand Letters is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Represented power utility company in pursuit of property damage claims by drafting complaints and demand letters and completing settlement negotiations.
  • Conducted depositions, drafted complaints, issued and answered discovery motions, and composed demand letters to facilitate negotiations.
  • Advised on general business matters including drafting demand letters, negotiating licensing agreements and revising confidentiality agreements.
  • Drafted various legal correspondence including letters of representation and demand letters.
  • Drafted demand letters and recovered settlements in consumer disputes.
  • Prepare demand letters and other external correspondence.
  • Enforced regulations against third party debt collectors through the writing of demand letters and the filing of Complaints in Federal Court.
  • General: Perform legal research, draft memorandums, complaints, points and authorities, demand letters, and other documents.
  • Draft demand letters and cease and desist letters to protect and enforce clients' intellectual property in federal and state court.
  • Drafted demand letters, complaints, motions to compel, oppositions, motions to quash, discovery requests and responses.
  • Drafted and e-filed legal documents including petitions, motions, answers, discovery demands, notices, and demand letters.
  • Perform legal research, analysis, and drafting of demand letters, summons, complaints, briefs, and interrogatories.
  • Draft demand letters; significant law and motion work; court appearances and arguments; propound and respond to discovery.
  • Handled cases through all steps of litigation including Demand Letters, Pleadings, Discovery, Motions, and Settlement Negotiation.
  • Drafted and filed legal documents including complaints, motions, discovery, notices, demand letters, and agreed orders.
  • Assisted in all aspects of settlement, including, drafting demand letters, preparation for mediation and drafting settlement documents.
  • Supported the firm's business attorney with contract drafting, contract review, demand letters and real estate matters.
  • Drafted HIPAA authorizations, health record requests, statements of damages, and demand letters for personal injury cases.
  • Draft case materials such as demand letters, motions, affidavits, discovery material, and estate planning documents.
  • Drafted demand letters and complaints in long-term disability matters, and settled a long-term disability case with minimal supervision.

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38. Client Intake

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Here's how Client Intake is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Conduct client intake interviews in Spanish and English to determine immigration status, immigration benefit eligibility and applicability of inadmissibility issues.
  • Conducted client intake interviews involving negotiating costs of services, analyzing contracts and financial documents to create personalized recommendations.
  • Interviewed potential clients and organized client intake files including preparation of memorandums regarding potential case.
  • Trained new attorneys regarding client intake procedure, managing caseloads and filing bankruptcy petitions.
  • Created and streamlined interoffice processes relating to client intake and case management procedures.
  • Practice consists of frequently conducting client intake interviews and hearing preparation meetings.
  • Performed factual investigation and witness interviews, including initial client intake.
  • Present educational seminars, administer client intake and management, draft Trusts, Wills, health documents, powers and agreements.
  • Participated in and/or conducted client intake, immigration interviews and hearings before the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).
  • Conducted and oversaw all aspects of residential real estate division from client intake and property inspections to negotiations and closing proceedings.
  • Assisted debtors with bankruptcy petitions: performed client intake; determined eligibility for bankruptcy protection; and prepared cases for filing.
  • Conducted client intake, spotted legal issues in cases, and researched the law and other resources available to clients.
  • Conducted client intake consultations and prepared individualized case plans to meet the unique needs of each client and immigration case.
  • Managed a caseload of 30-40 cases at a time, spanning initial client intake to final case resolution.
  • Perform administrative functions of client billing, collections, marketing, client intake, and file maintenance.
  • Engaged in client intake interviews, witness interviews and preparation, settlement negotiations, and property inspections.
  • Conduct client intake, case evaluation, contract and lease review, and manage digital tickler system.
  • Conduct client intake interviews regarding real estate law, banking law, contract law and personal injury.
  • Participated in client intake meetings, witness interviews, depositions, and discussions with opposing counsel.
  • Spearhead and manage client intake meetings, interviewing potential clients and gathering material facts and evidence.

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39. Child Custody

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Here's how Child Custody is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Conducted settlement conferences negotiating resolutions concerning marital asset and debt division as well as child custody arrangements.
  • Handled motions for modification of child custody and visitation orders.
  • Prepared marital settlement agreements and child custody stipulations and agreements.
  • Practice in areas of divorce, child custody, elder law and estate planning, disability law, and social security.
  • Handle domestic relations matters including, but not limited to, dissolution of marriage, child custody matters and prenuptial agreements.
  • Represented clients in all types of matrimonial proceedings, including dissolution, child custody, and post-judgment divorce matters.
  • Represented clients in family law and domestic relations cases, including divorce, child custody, and grandparent visitation.
  • Associate attorney with first chair experience representing clients in divorce, child custody and other domestic case matters.
  • Represented clients in divorce, child custody, and modification litigation from filing of claim through trial.
  • Represented clients in domestic relations cases involving dissolution, child custody, and post dissolution proceedings.
  • Litigated misdemeanor criminal cases, child custody cases and civil matters in Circuit and District Courts.
  • Represented clients in divorce and child custody hearings, in court as well as court-ordered mediation.
  • Shepherded variety of divorce settlements enabling rebuilding of lives, including child custody and financial terms.
  • Handled simple divorce cases from beginning to conclusion and negotiated child custody and property settlement agreements.
  • Represent clients in cases involving domestic law, especially divorce, child custody, and adoption.
  • Assisted in domestic cases, including dissolution of marriage, adoption and child custody issues.
  • Represented clients in high conflict child custody, domestic violence, and property division cases.
  • Divorce, paternity, child custody, guardianship, adoption, and civil litigation.
  • Attended a CLE training Seminar on child custody litigation techniques and strategies.
  • Represented parties in Family Court during child custody and support proceedings.

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40. Administrative Law

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Here's how Administrative Law is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Worked within team environment to defend against complex class action lawsuits involving administrative law and the implementation of statutes and regulations.
  • Represented insurance carriers and self-insured employers at Workers' Compensation and New York State disability hearings before Administrative Law Judges.
  • Researched complex legal issues including statutory interpretation, civil procedure, and administrative law.
  • Represented clients before federal administrative law judges in Social Security Administration hearings.
  • Represented clients in administrative appeals and hearings before state administrative law judges.
  • Provided representation to clients at administrative law and appellate levels.
  • Prevailed in administrative law proceeding against the Social Security Administration.
  • Researched several issues in criminal and administrative law.
  • Represented public employees at administrative law hearings.
  • Attend regular court appearances, depositions and speak frequently with clients, insurance adjusters, Administrative Law Judges and other attorneys.
  • Practiced in the areas of Gaming Law, Product Liability, Administrative Law, Collections, and General Civil Litigation.
  • Represented clients in hearings before the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law and handled all aspects of the trial.
  • Handle administrative law matters and draft position statements responding to EEOC charges and complaints to Arizona Medical Board.
  • Attended over 200 hearings before Administrative Law Judges and advocated my clients' claims for disability benefits.
  • Represent clients before Administrative Law Judges and have argued multiple cases in the United States District Court.
  • Conducted legal research and advised clients in areas related to corporate, securities, and administrative law.
  • Tried and won an administrative law matter which allowed client to keep adult foster care license.
  • Represent clients at hearings before SSA Administrative Law Judges, SSA Appeals council and Federal Court.
  • Managed case load of employment, family, real estate, tort and administrative law matters.
  • Specialized in Torts, Insurance Law and Administrative Law before the Consumer Affairs and Health Departments.

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41. Financial Institutions

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Here's how Financial Institutions is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Represented creditors/financial institutions in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Defended financial institutions in operations-related litigation
  • Counseled and informed financial institutions on sensitive banking regulatory laws and matters to empower their organizations in proactively ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Represented foreign corporations, financial institutions, and governments in connection with business transactions and regulatory issues involving international trade.
  • Demonstrated expertise in civil litigation representing financial institutions and large corporations, with a focus on automobile lenders.
  • Assist as local counsel in the representation of financial institutions in litigation arising out of foreign investment transactions.
  • Managed approximately 50 highly litigious direct actions or counterclaims against financial institutions in state and federal court.
  • Represented financial institutions against borrowers and guarantors in civil and bankruptcy courts on collection and other matters.
  • Evaluated the financial conditions of financial institutions to ascertain compliance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Represent financial institutions, mortgage lenders and other private investors as plaintiffs in post-foreclosure evictions.
  • Represented financial institutions in insurance defense, commercial and residential real estate and foreclosure matters.
  • Maintained a caseload for plaintiff debt collection litigation representing major financial institutions and investor clients.
  • Defended financial institutions in mortgage- related litigation cases that covered Harris and Montgomery Counties.
  • Represent financial institutions, mortgage lenders and other private investors as creditors in bankruptcy.
  • Provided legal opinion to international and local banks, financial institutions and corporate organizations.
  • Conducted Litigation involving financial institutions, real estate-related disputes, and personal injury claims.
  • Handled real property matters for financial institutions from initiation through Final Summary Judgment.
  • Represented national mortgage companies and financial institutions in bankruptcy court proceedings throughout Alabama.
  • Advised clients on forming project-specific ventures between developers and financial institutions.
  • Handle loan work-out and forbearance negotiations and agreements for financial institutions.

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42. Trial Preparation

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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Concentrated primarily on defense of professional liability cases, focusing on pretrial preparation of complex medical malpractice and premises liability matters.
  • Conduct pretrial preparation and discovery, including discovery requests, site inspections, subpoenas and review of discovery response documents.
  • Conducted plaintiff civil case trial preparation primarily in medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and employment discrimination.
  • Provided case management and assisted with trial preparation for asbestos-related claims filed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Superior Courts.
  • Enhance internal attorney litigation and customer satisfaction ratings by researching and drafting client documents for trial preparation and anticipation.
  • Manage independent caseload including all written discovery, depositions, motions, settlement negotiations and trial preparation.
  • Conduct examinations before trial and examinations under oath for trial preparation and for insurance fraud investigations.
  • Executed all trial preparations for and participated in arbitration before the National Association of Securities Dealers.
  • Train and supervise new associates, outlining trial preparation methods, litigation strategies and database specifications.
  • Attended hearings/depositions, assisted in the trial preparation of complex commercial and bankruptcy litigation matters.
  • Assisted fellow attorneys with extensive trial preparation from organizing and maintaining exhibit folders.
  • Assisted senior attorneys with trial preparation and delegated appropriate assignments to support staff.
  • Manage active caseload from initial receipt through trial preparation and successful resolution.
  • Propounded discovery, second chaired depositions, and facilitated trial preparation.
  • Performed trial preparation, discovery and expert opinion drafting.
  • Participated actively in state and federal trial preparation.
  • Managed trial preparation for complex civil litigation cases.
  • Attended settlement conferences and assisted in trial preparation.
  • Participated in trial preparation, including trial depositions.
  • Participated in jury selection and trial preparation.

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44. Business Law

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Here's how Business Law is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • General business law counsel for numerous corporations.
  • Handle all aspects of litigation in the following areas of law: business law; employment law; and personal injury.
  • Handled matters involving commercial litigation, commercial transactions, real estate law, wills and probate law, and business law.
  • Practice concentrates in the areas of business law, trusts and estates, real estate and general practice of law.
  • Associate attorney at small, client care focused firm that specializes in criminal, family, and business law.
  • Served as an associate attorney for a small law firm focusing primarily on business law and municipal bond law.
  • Researched and analyzed estate planning, probate, and business law matters for clients and professional educational course materials.
  • Assisted other attorneys in various legal areas (estates, guardianship, collections, business law, etc).
  • Associate for seven-attorney law firm; Business law, creditor's rights, bankruptcy; Handled high-volume collection dockets.
  • Practiced law in the areas of trademark, copyright, business law, estate planning, probate, and tax
  • Achieved excellent results for assigned clients in family and business law matters including successful Court resolution of issues.
  • Handled simple and complex civil litigation cases, including contract, employment, consumer and business law matters.
  • Researched employment and business law issues (most commonly FLSA, Title VII, and contract law).
  • Research and draft memorandums on issues such as international law, business law, and estate planning law.
  • Worked with clients on commercial and residential sales and acquisitions and general business law and corporate matters.
  • Practiced Community Association Law, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Law, Business Law and Litigation.
  • Ensured compliance with state business laws and requirements, federal and state securities regulations and procedures.
  • Practiced real estate law and business law; gave monthly seminars to real estate companies.
  • Structure and negotiate international transactions, and advise on general issues on Mexican business law.
  • Practiced in the areas of personal injury, domestics, wills/successions, business law.

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45. Labor Relations

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Here's how Labor Relations is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Negotiated several successful Severance Agreements, representing both individuals and business entities in the areas of employee/employer labor relations.
  • Represented Unions in grievance arbitration forums created pursuant to collective bargaining agreements and before the National Labor Relations Board.
  • Practice focuses solely on management-side labor and employment law, including public- and private-sector labor relations.
  • Associate attorney specializing in labor relations and employment law.
  • Defended municipality client before the Illinois Labor Relations Board.
  • Appeared before the National Labor Relations Board and the Public Employment Relations Commission in unit determination and unfair practice charge hearings.
  • Represent clients in traditional labor matters including defending charges of unfair labor practices under the National Labor Relations Act.
  • Represented clients in Department of Labor investigations for alleged violations of the Fair Labor Relations Act.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
  • Provided comprehensive client memorandums on a variety of employment law and labor relations issues.
  • Drafted numerous post-hearing briefs and other motions before the National Labor Relations Board,
  • Rendered advice to governmental clients on matters involving employment and labor relations issues.
  • Represented clients before the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.
  • Represented labor Unions in Arbitrations, National Labor Relations Board proceedings, collections and Federal Collective Bargaining Contract litigation.
  • Practice concentrated in the areas of labor relations, school and municipal law.
  • Labor Relations Represented management in grievance arbitrations.
  • Performed internal investigations for clients when employees make allegations of violations of the Fair Labor Relations Act and Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Labor Relations Specialist Provided support in grievances, collective bargaining negotiations and arbitrations.

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46. Administrative Hearings

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Here's how Administrative Hearings is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Appear before the Office of Administrative Hearings and Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in regulatory proceedings involving transmission line route selection.
  • Key contributor in preparing civil case files and depositions, reviewing documents, negotiating settlements, and attending administrative hearings.
  • Specialized in Texas Workers' Compensation insurance defense, administrative and litigation * First chair trial litigation and administrative hearings.
  • Performed general practice functions such as contract review and formation, municipal administrative hearings, and resolving landlord-tenant issues.
  • Represented clients in federal administrative hearings throughout the country on disability claims, including oral and written advocacy.
  • Represented public entities in a variety of employment matters in litigation and administrative hearings from inception to resolution.
  • Provide legal counseling, legal representation, advised City departments on diverse employment matters, conducted police administrative hearings
  • Assisted in advising management on employment law matters and represented the company before administrative hearings on employment issues.
  • Represented injured workers in administrative hearings before the Texas Department of Insurance - Division of Workers Compensation.
  • Performed extensive legal research and drafted pleadings in support of administrative hearings and civil litigation matters.
  • Represented employers in administrative hearings before federal and state agencies and in state and federal litigation.
  • Have handled all aspects of administrative hearings, from preliminary investigation to accusation to resolution.
  • Represented an executive in appealing a CalSTRS pension determination before the Office of Administrative Hearings.
  • Summarized medical reports to determine eligibility in social security disability cases for administrative hearings.
  • Represented Social Security Disability Claimants in both administrative hearings and Federal Court appellate proceedings.
  • Represented several clients in administrative hearings, including Unemployment and Labor Commissioner hearings.
  • Represented claimants at administrative hearings before the Social Security Administration for disability claims.
  • Represented clients in various administrative hearings including revocation of driver's license.
  • Attended Benefit Review Conferences and Administrative hearings on behalf of injured workers.
  • Prepared and filed social security appeals and represented claimants at administrative hearings.

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48. Erisa

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Here's how Erisa is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Litigate cases involving complex federal governmental statutory benefits programs such as ERISA and Medicare.
  • Assisted in drafting winning trial briefs to federal judge in ERISA case and recovered significant attorneys' fees from opposing side.
  • Gained federal court litigation experience in copyright law, ERISA, and Title VII discrimination cases for insurance defense firm.
  • Conducted legal research, particularly dealing with Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability, and ERISA related issues.
  • Manage the Domestic Relations Order department; assist clients in the division of retirement assets specializing in ERISA compliance.
  • Collaborated with firm partners and associates, clients, union presidents, ERISA fund trustees, and more.
  • Practice focused on employee benefits and executive compensation, including tax, ERISA, labor and securities law.
  • Authored briefs in successful ERISA action to United States District Court and was involved in oral arguments.
  • Represented insurer in action to rescind fiduciary liability policy issued to an ERISA plan for HealthSouth Corp.
  • Handled ERISA long term disability and individual disability insurance cases in which claimants were denied benefits.
  • Performed legal research regarding personal injury, workers compensation, ERISA law, and premises liability.
  • Associate Attorney, specialized in labor law, employment litigation, employee benefits and ERISA.
  • Conducted extensive research on topics including consumer fraud, banking law, insurance and ERISA.
  • Handled Chapter 7, 11 and 13 Bankruptcy cases, commercial litigation and ERISA collection.
  • Litigate ERISA collections cases in federal court and various contract disputes in state court.
  • Verified that proposed domestic relations orders complied with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Obtained judgment for benefits and attorney fees against ERISA disability plan for claimant.
  • Assisted with the prosecution of ERISA and labor cases under Texas state law.
  • Audited tax filings to meet IRS amendment requirements including DOL and ERISA compliance.
  • Completed first and second level administrative appeals pursuant to ERISA and Florida law.

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49. Employment Agreements

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Here's how Employment Agreements is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Analyze, negotiate, and draft employment agreements; confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements; non-compete/non-solicitation agreements; and other general corporate documents.
  • Counseled employers on wide range of employment-related matters including terminations, hiring, investigations, employment agreements and personnel policies.
  • Provide advice regarding employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and work-for-hire agreements pertaining to intellectual property.
  • Drafted legal opinions, employment agreements, consulting agreements and relocation agreements for both domestic and international companies.
  • Litigated multiple contract disputes between sophisticated entities relating to trade secrets, confidential information and employment agreements.
  • Drafted commercial banking agreements, employment agreements and all other corporate documents including shareholder agreements and bylaws.
  • Drafted and reviewed employment agreements; special expertise on drafting confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicitation clauses.
  • Prepared employment agreements and stock purchase agreements and worked on other general corporate matters.
  • Reviewed and revised contracts ranging from employment agreements to raw materials supply agreements.
  • Review and summarize employment agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and purchase-sale agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted employment agreements between top executives and acquiring corporations.
  • Drafted employment agreements, confidentiality agreements and non-competition agreements.
  • Review severance packages, non-compete agreements and employment agreements.
  • Drafted and reviewed employment agreements and settlement packages.
  • Prepare corporate documents such as Employment Agreements, Non-Compete Agreements, Stock Purchase Agreements, Buy-Sell Agreements and Independent Contractor Agreements.
  • Drafted and reviewed deeds, marital property agreements, employment agreements, real estate agreements, and qualified domestic relations orders.
  • Negotiated and drafted the terms of LLC operating agreements, employment agreements, severance agreements and independent contractor agreements.
  • Negotiate and draft contracts including vendor agreements, employment agreements, asset purchase agreements and service agreements.
  • Drafted and revised employment agreements, arbitration agreements, employee policies, and employee handbooks / manuals.
  • Drafted contracts, employment agreements, purchase and sale agreements, and basic corporate organizational documents.

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50. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Associate Attorney jobs:
  • Solicited new clients and maintained existing client relationships through customer needs assessments and consistent case resolution.
  • Collaborated with senior partner to develop marketing materials and identify new clients and business materials.
  • Handle consultations for possible new clients including emergency consultations for detained aliens.
  • Recognized for successful acquisition of numerous new clients.
  • Initiated business development activities to acquire new clients.
  • Developed new business with existing/new clients.
  • Recognized as the first associate within the firm's history to create a new practice group and bring in new clients.
  • Counseled clients, developed strategies for gaining new clients and improving existing client relations, created PowerPoint presentations on business strategies.
  • Expanded the total revenue of the Foreclosure Department by 50% in a two-year period by procuring numerous new clients.
  • Developed new clients for the firm regarding employment discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims.
  • Perform interviews with new clients to obtain relevant military and medical history prior to filing claims for disability benefits.
  • Perform initial one-on-one consultations with new clients to gather the pertinent facts and assess the issues of each client.
  • Created and integrated effective Internet marketing activities and strategies, which produced dozens of new clients for firm.
  • Consulted with and signed up new clients resulting in over $100,000 in new business for the firm.
  • Engaged in client-relationship management, as well as the acquisition of new clients via networking and community outreach.
  • Meet with and advise new clients regarding family law issues and keep clients updated regarding case progress.
  • Generated four new clients in first three years of practice by building strong ties with community.
  • Developed marketing strategy and increased new clients by 5%; adding over 15 new clients.
  • Develop and lead new estate planning division, involving the marketing and procuring of new clients.
  • Contributed to influx of new clients, case intake and analysis, and marketing strategies.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Associate Attorney

Legal Documents23.3%
Pre-Trial Motions11.6%
Real Estate7.5%
Personal Injury Cases6.1%
Family Law5.7%
Counsel5.2%
Civil Litigation5.1%
Federal Courts4.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Associate Attorney

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
19.4%
19.4%
2
2
Pre-Trial Motions
Pre-Trial Motions
9.7%
9.7%
3
3
Real Estate
Real Estate
6.2%
6.2%
4
4
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
5.1%
5.1%
5
5
Family Law
Family Law
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Counsel
Counsel
4.4%
4.4%
7
7
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
3.3%
3.3%
10
10
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
3%
3%
11
11
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
Deposition Summaries
Deposition Summaries
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
Premises Liability
Premises Liability
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Insurance Defense
Insurance Defense
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Law Firm
Law Firm
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Appellate Briefs
Appellate Briefs
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Plaintiff
Plaintiff
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Oral Arguments
Oral Arguments
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Expert Witnesses
Expert Witnesses
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Practice Areas
Practice Areas
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Real Property
Real Property
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Construction Defect
Construction Defect
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Corporate Clients
Corporate Clients
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Child Support
Child Support
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Wrongful Death
Wrongful Death
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Document Review
Document Review
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Social Security
Social Security
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Contract Disputes
Contract Disputes
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Client Interviews
Client Interviews
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Demand Letters
Demand Letters
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Client Intake
Client Intake
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Child Custody
Child Custody
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Administrative Law
Administrative Law
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Financial Institutions
Financial Institutions
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Trial Preparation
Trial Preparation
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Business Law
Business Law
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Labor Relations
Labor Relations
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Administrative Hearings
Administrative Hearings
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Legal Advice
Legal Advice
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Erisa
Erisa
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Employment Agreements
Employment Agreements
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
New Clients
New Clients
0.3%
0.3%

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