Company: Washington, Dreyer, & Associates
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Washington Dreyer & Associates is hiring an associate attorney
with at least three to five years of litigation experience or
government experience. The ideal candidate will also have a
willingness to learn new areas of the law including business
litigation, personal injury, and family law. Day-to-day tasks will
include legal research, drafting documents, maintaining client
files, and providing legal counsel to clients. The ideal candidate
must have strong legal research and writing skills.
Washington Dreyer & Associates provides the opportunity to gain
courtroom experience, direct client contact, and work on complex
litigation with regional and national significance.
Analyze conflicts in legal matters, advise clients on solutions,
and negotiate on behalf of clients
Maintain client files in an organized fashion to ensure up-to-date
information is handy for other attorneys, paralegals and support
Collaborate with clients and senior associates and other staff to
move cases toward resolution efficiently
Perform legal research, prepare for and attend hearings or other
legal proceedings, and give general counsel under the supervision
of senior associate attorneys
Prepare correspondence and legal documents such as contracts,
pleadings, briefs, affidavits, motions, and settlement agreements
for contract negotiations and proceedings
Civil & Business Litigation
--- Participate in all aspects of complex litigation, including
research, discovery, motions practice, hearings, trials, and
appeals in state and federal courts.
--- Research and prepare pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery, and
--- Participate in settlement negotiations.
--- Directly advise clients on legal strategies.
--- Conduct legal research and keep abreast of recent legal
--- Maintain an organized file and docket all deadlines.
--- Manage and participate in the development and implementation of
goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs
utilizing at least 2 years of relevant experience.
--- Research and prepare legal opinions for Mayor, City Council,
City Manager, boards, commissions, and other city staff. Attend
City Council meetings.
--- Maintain current awareness of legislation and issues involving
--- Serve as the liaison for the City, including municipal
divisions, departments, and outside agencies; negotiate and resolve
--- Serve as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and
committees; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary
--- Provide other responsible assistance to the City Council.
--- Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay
abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public
--- Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen
inquiries and complaints.
--- Perform related duties as required.
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree required from an accredited law
Candidates must have passed the bar exam
Ability to work with senior attorneys to best serve client needs
and grow our client base
Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills are
necessary to work with all levels of staff and clients
Active member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
--- Must have at least 2 to 3 years of relevant experience.
Washington Dreyer & Associates specializes in litigation, including
in the areas of personal injury, business litigation, family law,
and Government Affairs. The Firm has been in existence for over 16
years, and we pride ourselves on providing excellent service for
those we represent. We also enjoy working with each other as a
team, and we have long-standing team members who have spent their
entire legal careers with our Firm. We treat clients, and most
importantly, our work colleagues with respect. We strive for legal
excellence and an easy-going work environment.
Our office is conveniently located in downtown Atlanta. Washington
Dreyer & Associates, LLC is also one of the state's most innovative
and fastest-growing civil litigation firms in Georgia.
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