Associate Litigation Attorney

Overland Park, KS 66207
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Waldeck & Patterson seeks a full-time Litigation Associate Attorney to help with an active trial docket of civil defense cases. We are looking for a career-minded individual who is motivated to take on an active case load and has an interest in litigation. 
Responsibilities include legal research, drafting of pleadings and motions, correspondence and propounding and answering discovery, meetings with clients, making court appearances to argue motions and attend conferences, some depositions and mediation. Associates can expect to actively manage case files, have direct client contact regularly, and to take on more serious responsibility as promptly as their confidence and growth allows.
Candidates should embrace a busy litigation docket, a high energy environment, be organized self-starters with solid work ethic and be ready to join an amazing team. This is a tremendous opportunity for a hard-working associate at a busy civil litigation defense practice.
We offer a positive environment with a salary commensurate with experience and great benefits, including a 401K, participation in the firm’s medical/dental/vision insurance coverage, paid bar dues and CLEs, free parking and reimbursement of business mileage and great people to work with. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and references to Meagan Blackwell-Patterson.
Job Requirements
Candidate must have at a minimum 2 years of practical litigation experience and be licensed in both Missouri and Kansas and familiar with the procedure in each state.