WE’RE HIRING: Associate Attorney Position

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Mitchell M. Tsai, Attorney at Law, a boutique public-interest environmental law firm based in Pasadena, California, is seeking an Associate Attorney to join their expanding law firm.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Working in collaboration with the Principal Attorney, the Associate Attorney will advise and represent clients in environmental and land use litigation. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Advising clients concerning the advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents, such as complaints, letters, motions, and trial briefings.
  • Handle court appearances; appear in court on a regular basis. *

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with National and State environmental laws, especially CEQA and Land Use.
  • Strong legal writing and research skills.
  • Must be able to work independently, managing a high-volume and active litigation caseload from beginning to end.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, and standard legal procedures and practices.
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
  • Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • J.D. Degree from American Bar Association accredited law school.
  • Admitted to practice law in California.
  • Minimum of 2 years of litigation experience.
  • Environmental litigation experience preferred.

 TO APPLY:

If interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter, along with a legal writing sample (limit five pages) to Recruiting@CresmerHR.com   Please send your documents in .pdf format only.

No relocation assistance is offered, and no phone calls, please.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time