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Senior Attorney

Company: So Cal Realty Law
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Real Estate Litigation firm is seeking an experienced litigation attorney to help our clients achieve favorable outcomes with legal matters. The attorney's responsibilities would include advocating for clients, advising them about the best course of action, and implementing their legal support plan. Previous trial experience is necessary, and applicants must be able to manage a heavy caseload and use their experience and interpersonal skills to mentor our lower-level associates to ensure a continued level of support and advice. If this sounds like an opportunity that is ideal for you, please contact us today.

Benefits offered include:

--- paid time off
--- holidays
--- 401k
--- medical and dental benefits.


Complete legal research and prepare motions, pleadings, and briefs
Argue motions in court on behalf of clients during legal proceedings
Provide guidance and advice to associate attorneys and paralegals to resolve or prevent conflicts
Keep apprised of changes to local, state, and federal statutes and laws
Anticipate, prepare for, and attend trials, mediation, and arbitration on behalf of clients
Attorneys at our firm are expected to:
--- Aggressively manage a caseload of real estate litigation cases involving both residential and commercial property, including fraud, quiet title, action-in-partition, and unlawful detainer cases
--- Research, prepare, and file required motions; meet court deadlines; attend hearings, and advocate for clients
--- Investigate claims and defenses of parties prior to initiating litigation, prepare demand letters and initial pleadings to initiate legal claims on behalf of clients
--- Take and defend depositions
--- Prepare and present civil trials and unlawful detainer trials
--- Develop an aggressive, strategic approach for each case
--- Provide leadership and direction to paralegals and legal assistants
--- Cultivate relationships with the Team, Clients, and our professional network


Member of state and local bar associations in good standing
Excellent time management and interpersonal skills are required, as well as persuasive writing and verbal communication skills
Completion of a 4-year bachelor's degree, as well as 3-year law degree from an accredited law school
Must be able to handle heavy caseload with little supervision
Applicants must have trial, mediation, and arbitration representation experience
Ideal candidates have trial experience in
--- civil litigation, including subjects such as fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, real estate contract disputes, quiet title, action in partition, unlawful detainer, HOA disputes, and foreclosure defense.
--- Experience with residential lending and real estate transactions is also desirable.
--- Knowledge about mortgages, title, escrow, and other real estate issues would serve an applicant well.
--- A desire to handle trial work is essential, and specialized training will be provided.
--- Licensed to practice law in California for at least 5-7 years.

About Company:
The legal services offered by So Cal Realty Law, APC, include residential and commercial real estate transactions, residential and commercial real estate litigation, landlord services, mortgage advocacy, lease negotiation, mediation, arbitration, unlawful detainer (eviction), commercial tenant defense, and a wide variety of other real estate-related services.

We have a strong team culture, where everyone contributes and celebrates our achievements. We expect excellent communication, a commitment to service, and positive, cooperative relationships.

Keywords: So Cal Realty Law, San Diego , Senior Attorney, Legal , San Diego, California

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