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Litigation Attorney – Jackson, MS

The candidate for this position assists injured claimants with filing and litigating claims by performing the following duties:

Qualifications

  • Four (4) year College Degree from an accredited College or University; three (3) years of Law School and have obtained a Mississippi license to practice law by passing the bar exam and be in good standing with the Mississippi Bar; three (3) to five (5) years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Spanish speaking is a plus.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple and complex instructions, short and long correspondence, and memos. Ability to convey information in a clear, concise, and logical manner. Ability to effectively advocate a position or a cause.
  • Ability to draft effective legal documents such as complaints, motions, briefs, memorandums, resolutions, and legal agreements. Ability to develop logical thinking, organization, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Compensation is based on education and experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Represents the interests of the claimant at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and other proceedings.
  • Communicates with clients and guides him or her through the litigation process until resolution.
  • Gathers medical evidence and medical records. Contacts medical providers and completes paperwork relating to the claim.
  • Takes depositions of the claimant, physicians, medical experts, other parties and witnesses.
  • Drafts Complaints, conduct discovery, and drafts pleadings, motions, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Litigate cases.
  • Negotiates settlements on behalf of the claimant.
  • Responsible for a demanding caseload.
  • Any other duties, as assigned, and as related to the duties of the position.

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