Trial Lawyer Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a Trial Lawyer to help strategize cases, exercise business judgment soundly, and operate with a sense of urgency.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Handles legal work on assigned cases, aggressively pursues files referred to Staff Counsel
  • Creates and maintains a documented strategy for case handling in each assigned case to include a synopsis of the intangible factors
  • Develops, organizes, and maintains document files consisting of pleadings, briefs, and memorandums
  • Prepares and submits timely status reports to claims handlers on all significant activities as they occur
  • Ensures that all files are properly documented and organized
  • Provides prompt and timely responses to all telephone calls and correspondence
  • Utilizes and/or ensures the use of case management software for maintaining notes, diary, calendar, billing, etc., on cases assigned in accordance with established company operating guidelines, procedures, and legal and ethical requirements/guidelines


About you

  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Admission in good standing to [insert state] State Bar
  • Admission in good standing to [insert state] State Bar preferred
  • [insert number] years’ plaintiff or defense litigation experience required
  • Experience trying complex cases to jury verdicts


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]