Product Liability, Personal Injury, Civil Defense, Commercial Litigation Defense
General: Sutter O’Connell is a growing trial firm whose primary practice area is litigation. Its lawyers have earned a national reputation for winning cases other firms are reluctant to take to trial. The firm has immediate opportunities for associates in its Nashville office located in the Brentwood area.
Job Summary: The firm seeks talented attorneys who are interested in handling a case from inception through jury trial. Investigation, pleadings, motions, client contact, expert witness development, and discovery management skills are skills that will be developed.
Manage assigned cases and docket with minimal supervision.
Handling of all litigation related tasks: investigation, preparation of motions and pleadings, conduct discovery, expert witness development and trial.
Work effectively with other firm attorneys and professional staff.
Provide timely and professional communications to clients.
Intermittent travel should be expected.
Juris Doctor Degree and admission to the Tennessee state bar.
Preferred - at least 2 years of licensed experience.
Preferred – experience in product liability, personal injury, general civil defense or commercial litigation defense.
Preferred – admission to additional state bars.
Outstanding problem solving skills.
Excellent legal writing and oral communication skills.
Ability to work with minimal direct supervision and provide supervision to assigned staff.
General computer proficiency and keyboarding, strong knowledge of relevant existing and new technology.
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