We are seeking qualified candidates for a Staff Counsel position with our Consumer Finance Practice Group. The position will be based in our San Francisco office. Ideal candidates have at least 3 years of prior associate-level or staff counsel experience in California consumer finance litigation.
The ideal candidate will also possess the following:
•Strong writing and oral communication skills, and an ability to learn new substantive legal topics as needed are required; •Knowledge of federal and California state court practice, •Significant case management experience.
Candidates for Staff Counsel positions must be able to provide effective and reliable legal services to clients and supervising attorneys.
Staff Attorneys are routinely required to:
•Provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis in pleadings, memoranda, and other written documents; •Draft pleadings and other case documents; •Manage multiple matters simultaneously; •Competently and professionally communicate with clients and supervising attorneys; •Argue at traditional and evidentiary hearings.
Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in California.
Application materials: Resume and Law School Transcript (Please indicate class rank if known.
Direct apply candidates: If you are interested in applying for this position, email your application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and note “Consumer Finance Staff Counsel – San Francisco” in the subject line.
Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).
Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.
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