Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

General Liability Attorney

J&R Ross Agency, LLC, a professional legal recruiting firm, is seeking a General Liability Attorney with senior level experience in trucking, transportation, insurance defense or automobile litigation. This role is a perfect fit for an attorney who is interested in joining an established law firm on the defense of motor carriers, their insurers and construction litigation. In addition, the firm also handles other complex civil litigation including premises liability, negligent security, products liability, construction litigation, and professional liability.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary complemented by a full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Plan, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, 401k and Profit Sharing.

Salary: $155,000.00 – $160,000.00 per year

Qualifications

  • JD from an Accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in the State of California
  • 8+ years of litigation defense experience required
  • Experience with general liability and products liability defense is preferred
  • Federal court practice is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of rules of evidence and procedure required
  • Excellent written and analytical skills and a strong attention to detail are required

Responsibilities

  • Assist with discovery requests and responses
  • Draft pretrial motions
  • Efficiently conduct legal research
  • Assist in preparation of cases for trial

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and able to prioritize, have a high level of organizational skills and possess a strong work ethic. This is truly a team environment and your legal knowledge, skills and reliability will be rewarded here! Employees are offered a generous benefits package and work with a great team.

Transportation Attorney

J&R Ross Agency, LLC, a professional legal recruiting firm, is seeking a Transportation Attorney to join the national services team of a leading international logistics client in all aspects of its transportation and general liability defense litigation. In addition, the firm also handles other complex civil litigation including premises liability, negligent security, products liability, construction litigation, and professional liability.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary complemented by a full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Plan, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, 401k and Profit Sharing.

Salary: $155,000.00 – $225,000.00 per year

Qualifications

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in the State of California
  • 7+ years of personal injury defense litigation experience
  • Transportation, logistics, trucking, and related regulatory experience required
  • Superior analytical skills and ability to navigate novel legal issues
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Deposition and law and motion experience
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced team environment

Responsibilities

  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Work closely with other attorneys and Partners around the country on legal projects
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports
  • Regularly handle court appearances, written discovery, motion practice, and depositions

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and able to prioritize, have a high level of organizational skills and possess a strong work ethic. This is truly a team environment and your legal knowledge, skills and reliability will be rewarded here! Employees are offered a generous benefits package and work with a great team.

Paralegal Civil Litigation Defense

J&R Ross Agency, LLC, a professional legal staffing agency, is seeking an Experienced Litigation Paralegal to join an established law firm. This role is a perfect fit for a paralegal with 3 or more years of experience who is interested in joining an established law firm with a host of growth opportunities.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary complemented by a full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Plan, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability and Profit Sharing.

Salary: $65,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Paralegal Certificate preferred
  • 3+ years of litigation paralegal experience
  • Insurance defense experience is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to integrate into a fast-paced and team oriented environment
  • Experience with drafting subpoenas and creating logs for records received.

Responsibilities

  • Contact outside sources to retrieve information and review and analyze same
  • Search and retrieve information from court-related databases as well as other online sources for case information
  • Organize materials needed for expert witness review
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants
  • Summarize transcripts and organize key documents
  • Prepare and organize materials needed for expert witness review
  • Manage documents and maintain organized case files

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and able to prioritize, have a high level of organizational skills and possess a strong work ethic. This is truly a team environment and your legal knowledge, skills and reliability will be rewarded here! Employees are offered a generous benefits package and work with a great team.

Legal Assistant

J&R Ross Agency, L.L.C., a professional legal recruiting firm, is seeking a Legal Assistant to join an established rapidly growing law firm. This role is a perfect fit for a Legal Assistant who is interested in joining an established law firm with a host of growth opportunities.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary complemented by a full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Plan, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability and Profit Sharing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafts and reviews legal correspondence including thoroughly proofreading for errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting.
  • Prepares and collects conflict of interest checks, opens new files and maintains client files.
  • Maintains attorneys’ calendars with hearing dates, filing deadlines, and other dates of importance.
  • Makes client and client-related appointments for attorneys as necessary.
  • Professional demeanor with all Firm’s clients, attorneys, staff and vendors. Including responding to messages and requests in a timely manner and performing job duties with enthusiasm and a genuine perceivable zest to be of service.
  • Familiar with state and US Federal Court Case Management/Electronic Case File (CM/ECF)/PACER system, including submission of electronic filings.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in software programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, or other similar software programs necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
  • Provide assistance to others within firm when requested based on priorities of current work-in-hand, promoting teamwork and mutual cooperation among all staff members.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • One to two years litigation secretarial experience.
  • Experience maintaining paperless files.  iManage experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of service deadlines for various litigation tasks, including familiarity of the California Code of Civil Procedure.
  • Must successfully pass a background and drug screen.

 

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