Associate Attorney

Las Vegas, NV
Full Time
04-16-2021
Practice Areas: Litigation Job #: 2021-2502 Exp.: 1+ Years Salary: $60,000 - $75,000 Yearly
Description:
Overview:
The most prestigious lending institutions entrust Zwicker & Associates, P.C. to protect their legal interests throughout the country. Zwicker & Associates P.C. is a national creditor rights law firm whose focus on ethics, compliance, and assertive representation of our clients’ interests makes us the industry leader in debt collection. Since our founding in 1991, Zwicker has carefully expanded its operations to include litigation in 32 states. Zwicker represents original lenders in a variety of consumer and commercial recovery and litigation efforts. Zwicker is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, and maintains office locations throughout the United States.

Zwicker is presently seeking an Associate Attorney to join our dynamic team in our Las Vegas, Nevada office. Zwicker is seeking a candidate with an eagerness to learn, as well as exemplary organizational and written and verbal communication skills to join our team. We seek out candidates whose diverse skills, backgrounds, and experiences enable the Zwicker team to collaboratively innovate and excel in performance. We encourage and provide lifelong learning and training opportunities for our team members, with the goal of building a strong foundation and successful future with us. We strive to promote from within, offering excellent career advancement opportunities for high achievers.

Responsibilities:
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with team members and outside parties
  • Draft, review, and file legal pleadings, motions, discovery, etc. in furtherance of active litigation files
  • Review litigation case files and pleadings to determine appropriate action
  • Advocate on behalf of client’s interests at various litigation settings
  • Utilize internal proprietary software to properly update and document the status of each account in the assigned inventory
  • Analyze and process litigation inventory reports and litigation files, as assigned by Managing Attorney, to ensure that proper litigation work flow is being performed pursuant to the firm and client expectations
  • Comply with all client and firm standard operating procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Membership in good standing with the State Bar of Nevada and Utah (preferred) prior to beginning employment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Eager to learn

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of litigation/trial experience
  • Working knowledge of civil procedure
  • Debt collection experience
  • Prior experience in high volume environment

Physical Qualifications:
  • Be able to lift 5 lbs. or greater
  • Be able to sit 90% of the work day at times
  • Be able to bend at the waist and be mobile when needed
  • Be able to read and comprehend position-specific documents and correspondence
  • Be able to communicate in a common language with (or to) individuals or groups verbally and/ or in writing
  • Be able to travel occasionally when needed by the most efficient means of transportation
  • Be able to operate a computer, phone and/or equivalent devices
  • Be able to complete a minimum of a 40 hour flexible workweek schedule

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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