Job Opportunities at HHR

Posted: August 6, 2019

Position Title: Associate Attorney (2-5 years’ experience)

Location: Kirkwood, MO

Travel: Some

Educational Requirements: J.D.; member of the Missouri Bar in good standing; admission to practice in federal court (or qualified for such admission)

Kirkwood law firm seeking an ambitious full-time associate attorney to join a thriving litigation practice. Applicants for this position must possess 2-5 years’ experience in civil litigation and be ready to hit the ground running.  Experience with discovery and motion practice is a must.  The ideal candidate will also have experience in property law and will be competent and comfortable with civil practice in both state and federal court. If you are ready to handle the demands and rigors of discovery in complex litigation, we want to hear from you. If you enjoy and excel at legal writing and motion practice, we want to hear from you. This position provides exposure to a broad range of legal fields, and could ultimately evolve with the right candidate.

Seize the opportunity to work for a results-oriented, dynamic, growing law firm. Join a firm culture built on the values of advocacy, integrity and excellence.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Litigation support for senior associate attorneys and partners including client relations, discovery and motion practice, research and writing, trial and appeals; the right candidate will quickly develop their own slate of cases;

  • Filing various pleadings and memoranda via standard and electronic court filing systems;

  • Maintaining client files;

  • High attention to detail with the ability to organize and prioritize tasks;

  • Contributing to effective client and public relations; and

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to respond to sensitive and/or technical customer situations with a high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality.

Benefits:

The firm offers a relaxed but professional working environment and a comprehensive benefits package including available medical insurance and life insurance, retirement plan, a generous PTO policy and holidays.

Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience and skill.

No calls or recruiting/placement agencies please.

Hellmich, Hill & Retter, LLC is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V/SO.

To apply, send resume with cover letter to Blake D. Hill: blake@hellmichhillretter.com

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