Tyson & Mendes LLP

Position Summary:

We value not just the work you do, but who you are. We give our employees the tools to be successful in their professional lives and the resources to live fulfilled personal lives.

We are Collaboration.
We are Community.
We are Tyson & Mendes.
We are committed to delivering on our promises.

Are you the best? Are you committed to delivering on your promises? We seek an experienced litigation associate to join our team of award-winning litigators. Can you hit the ground running? Have experience defending civil litigation matters, handling depositions and motion work, with a focus on personal injury law. Do you have five or more years of solid litigation experience and are ready to take a step forward in your career?

If you want to work for an organization that is reimagining what it means to be a law firm today, has its employees best interest in mind, and is uniquely equipped to help you achieve your true potential – We want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:
-Develop a case theme that is more compelling than any plaintiff ploy for sympathy or anger
-Refuse to accept mediocrity, the average, the standard or the norm in anything
-Independently handle court appearances, depositions, briefs and trials
-Work as part of a team with all levels of experiences
-Routine communications with clients
-Cultivate relationships with the firm’s existing and future clients
-Provide leadership and direction with respect to less experienced attorneys

Requirements:
-JD from an ABA approved school
-Must be licensed in your state
-5+ years of solid litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition and trial preparation
-Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
-Experience handling insurance defense matters preferred
-Experience with time management systems
-Proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
-Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
-Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills
-Professional appearance and demeanor