Under the general direction of a partner, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal work for two attorneys. Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations, problems and deviations; must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations.

Responsibilities include preparing pre-hearing briefs; monitoring deadlines; monitoring and managing attorney mail; preparing file summaries/file analysis; conducting necessary discovery to prepare for litigation; conducting legal research; preparing correspondence to clients/attorneys/other facilities; scheduling of depositions, etc.

Ideal candidate will have complex litigation experience and knowledge of both federal and state rules as well as malpractice experience.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
• Complex litigation experience
• Knowledge of federal and state rules
• Knowledge of preparing drafts: request, response, pleading, order, motion, etc.
• Requires strong computer skills with 55+ WPM
• Professional interpersonal and communication skills; communicate effectively with attorneys and other professionals
• Good analytical skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Team player

The Professional Liability Practice Group defends professionals accused in many areas including: negligence, malpractice, miscellaneous errors and omissions exposures, board actions.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:
Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of Human Resources
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or fax: (843) 579-1316

Please visit our website: www.ycrlaw.com
   
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