May 31, 2011

Entry-level attorney job in Bay Area

Small but fast growing law firm in Mountain View California. We now represent more than 6,000 clients, many of which are startups and small businesses across the United States. We want to ensure that we regularly communicate with each of our clients, and that we have a process in place to make sure that our existing clients are happy with our services and have an attorney with whom they can regularly speak.

As such, we are looking for three Client Relations Attorneys to join our growing team. You must have excellent client relations/customer service skills, and must be able to put the needs of our clients first. You must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. state, and must be courtious and diligent.

This is an Entry level position, and is an excellent opportunity for a recent law graduate who has passed a State Bar (California or another state) to grow with our law firm. You will gain experience directly working with and managing our existing clients in a professional and courtious manner, and get a chance to join the ground floor of a fast growing law firm. Initially, the majority of your time will involve serving as a non-bilalble Client Relations attorney, but you will also get opportunities to help on billable matters at our firm as our requirements increase.

Compensation: Small base non-billable client relations work - $9/hour, billable $40/hour

Job for Oregon "attorney with gonads"

Looking for attorney w/gonads to sue O.S.P on contingency basis

Location: Eugene

Minneapolis job for attorney with conservative values

This was found by a reader who declares: "The legal profession is officially dead. This is just depressing on so many levels, from the paltry compensation to the mainly secretarial-type duties."

Full time position in small office. Some criminal defense. Other duties will including typing, administrative, calendaring, attending meetings, phones, court appearances, post office runs, etc.. Some evenings and weekends required for events. Also, includes legal research. Conservative values required. $12/hour, plus 1/3 commission.

May 27, 2011

Immigration attorney job in Bay Area

Seeking a full-time experienced bilingual (Spanish/English) immigration attorney to provide client services in our Redwood City office. Our mission is to welcome, educate and serve immigrants and their families as they join and contribute to the community. Our Redwood City Office provides legal immigration and citizenship services to over 4,000 people per year.

-Provide full representation, brief service, and/ or legal advice to low income clients filing applications, including family-based and humanitarian immigration petitions, waivers, U Visas, naturalization, and removal defense.
-Conduct workshops, clinics, outreach activities and information sessions, including occasional evening and weekend events.
-Train and help supervise law students and other volunteers
-Comply with policies, procedures, protocols, and best practices for non-profit immigration law practice and for the International Institute.
-Collect fees for services and issue receipts.

-Admission to any state bar or the Washington D.C. bar.
-Two -- five years of experience in immigration law assisting immigrants with family visa petitions, waivers, naturalization, U Visas, and removal defense.
-Outstanding legal research, writing, and public speaking skills.
-Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish (written and spoken).
-Dedicated to providing high quality legal assistance and capable of handling complex legal issues on behalf of low-income immigrant populations.
-Ability to conduct outreach and education events to groups of immigrants.
-Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail for forms completion.
-Commitment to serve immigrants and compassion for the issues faced by the low-income newcomer community.

Compensation: $44,000/year plus excellent benefits

Debt collection attorney job in southwest Michigan

We are a small finance firm located in Highland Park, IL. We purchase packages of charge-off debt. We are looking for an attorney who can file suit against the debtors of these charge-off loans/lease. In this case, the area is in and around Benton Harbor, MI. We will pay $250.00 per case, which is to include the filing, service and first court appearance, and we will cover all court costs and service fees. Compensation: $250 per case + cost.

May 26, 2011

Spanish-speaking eviction defense attorney job in Oakland

We're a nonprofit law corporation that defends low-income tenants in their eviction actions with a focus on jury trials. We charges a small fee for services, from a sliding scale based on income, and all services for Berkeley tenants are free. The office is staffed by an Executive Director, 3 Litigation Attorneys, an amazing Office Manager, and occasionally an intern.

We are hiring a Litigation Attorney who is proficient in Spanish. We will accept applicants waiting on February 2011 bar results. To be an attorney you must be a well-organized, detail oriented, multi-tasking, fierce and fearless advocate who can hold your own in highly adversarial situations. You must be dedicated to serving the low-income community, and you must have a strong belief that ALL poor people deserve aggressive representation in court when they stand to lose something as important as their housing. You must have a heart of gold, an insane sense of humor, and the ability to work in high stress situations with clients in crisis. ONLY ACTIVISTS NEED APPLY! Proficiency in Spanish is mandatory. Starting salary between $36,000-$40,000, depending on experience, new attorneys are welcome to apply! Once on permanent staff, health benefits, and undying love and affection included. After two years, a modest loan repayment assistance program and 403b retirement account kicks in. Part-time (4 days a week with pro-rated salary) negotiable.

We are an energetic, diverse, left-leaning group of fun-loving people who have eachothers' backs through thick and thin and love our job. We hope you join us!

Attorney job in Phoenix area

Growing law firm seeks associate attorney to assit solo practitioner with overflow casework. This law firm handles various areas of law, including civil litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, employment, criminal and family law. Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and hours available. This position is a contract position with full-time potential.

Location: Gilbert
Compensation: $30K/year

Entry-level attorney job in Chicago

We are a small law firm that is growing aggressively and likely will expand much more within the next three (3) to six (6) months. Currently, we are looking for a newer attorney for 15 to 25 hours per week depending on cash flow and work available. Ideally, Partner wants to get you as many hours as practical depending on our needs and cash flow. We are looking for an attorney that is hard working, well-organized, and possibly looking to growth with a smaller law firm. We practice in multiple areas including civil and commercial litigation, estate planning and probate, and small to medium sized business law.

Essentially, this is a contract position and may lead to a full-time Attorney Position. We will hire a full-time attorney within three (3) to four (4) months but quite honestly, we are wondering whether we should hire a newer attorney or more experienced attorney. You will draft motions, perform case law and motion research, draft estate planning and probate documents and go to court. This position is extremely hands on and you will learn a lot. We are open to increasing the compensatioin after cash flow increases, which is happening very quickly.

We prefer a newer attorney that has worked in a law firm environment before, is well-acquainted with the Daley Center and willing to travel to Suburban court houses. This position will begin as soon as possible. We are located downtown Chicago fairly close to the Daley Center and Harold Washington College. Email me your resume, writing sample, and a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit.

Location: Downtown Chicago
Compensation: $15 per hour (possibly more within several months)

Work-from-home Maryland attorney job

Looking for attorney or law student with experience for project work; e.g. preparing motions, briefs, discovery, and like pleadings. You can work from home. There is not a set schedule or guaranteed minimum amount of work; truly, on an as needed basis. Person must have experience in pleadngs and motions practice and be a good writer and "reasoner.' This is a great opportunity for a stay-at-home parent or retired advocate just looking to do some side work and earn a few extra dollars. Maryland bar and/or experience is a plus as is work in the personal injury field.

Location: Rockville, MD
Compensation: $17.50 hour or more depending on experience

May 25, 2011

Attorney job overseeing outsourced legal work

Wow, you can't make this stuff up. As the reader who submitted this lead notes: "This is the direct result of the ABA and its Big Firm interests allowing/encouraging outsourcing - ever decreasing jobs for American-trained and indebted attorneys and crap work from overseas from folks who have no clue what they're doing. Great job ABA! KUDOS!"

Major outsourcing company seeks JD or attorney in the States to review work product of attorneys overseas. Requires QC or second-level-review experience.

This is a 100% work-from-home project requiring 40 to 50 hours per week for approximately 6 weeks. This project is for a Fortune 500 client and there will likely be regular telecommuting projects in the future. Also, opportunity to join this fast-growing outsourcing company on a permanent basis.

Due to the particulars of this project, the pay is below market at $22/hour. But the position does offer the convenience of working from home.

May 24, 2011

Legal research attorney job near L.A.

Attorney for light legal work to prepare "status memos" on possible cases. Including assembling exhibit books, researching applicable causes of action and preparing the case for review by trial counsel. We are not a law firm. No work is to be submitted to any court. The case involves many documents and needs serious organizing and indexing. The range of the time to work is Monday through Thursday, 3-4 hours a day with a flex schedule from as early as 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.. The hours and day are flexible. Include recent related experience and provide work sample. We are located in Santa Monica near Montana Avenue and Ocean. Compensation: $ 20.00 per hour.

Detroit attorney job

Looking for a motivated licensed attorney to help grow an already busy firm. Initial compensation will be a small salary plus a percentage of any business brought into the firm. Practice areas are criminal defense, family law, bankruptcy, and immigration. Location: Metro Detroit. Compensation: 500 / week.

NYC corporate lawyer job

Individual lawyer comfortable with independent work in corporate litigation and law.

Someone willing to accept a career-building challenge and work on contingency basis (with support for expenses).

Opportunity for substantial immediate return &

Growth with a socially important corporate development.

Intrigued? Supply
1. resume
2. your qualifications
3. phone contact.

D.C. attorney job for recent graduate

Mid Size DC Law Firm is currently looking to fill a 3-6 month temporary position with a Downtown DC firm. Seeking a Junior level candidate. Must have NO MORE than 2-3 years experience. Willing to take a recent law school graduate with legal experience. Will be interviewing clients for a class action law suit. Some work can be done from home. Must have prior experience interviewing clients. 40 hour work week with possible OT. MUST be DC barred or pending. Please email me your most recent resume if you are interested. Position will start asap. Compensation: 24/hour

May 23, 2011

Job for lawyers with irritable bowel syndrome

Now this is truly a "shit law job." It was posted in the legal jobs section on New York City's Craigslist. 

Do you experience abdominal pain, bowel urgency and loose stools due to Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea or IBS-D?

If you suffer from IBS-D, NY Center for Women's Health Research invites you to volunteer for a medical research study of a marketed drug to see if it helps relieve symptoms of IBS such as abdominal pain or discomfort and bowel urgency.

Study participants must:

• Be Females aged 18 to 65
• Have IBS-D
• Have experienced symptoms of IBS for at least 6 months
Qualified study participants will receive:

• Compensation for your time and travel

Document review project in NYC

We are currently seeking recently admitted U.S. state barred attorneys for an upcoming document review project sarting this week. Must be flexible for working overtime hours. Please email you resume in Word format.

Rate: $25/hr flat (no time and 1/2 for OT)

Manhattan document review attorney jobs

We are staffing a project that will potentially start next week and last 2 months in duration. The rate is $28 per hour straight time. You do not have to have prior document review experience, but you MUST be admitted to the NY bar.

Pro bono Long Island lawyer needed for appeal

Looking for Pro Bono attorney who can assit with appeal. Must be able to beleive in right & wrong and understand the cause. Very serious legal point being argued. Must have strong ethics.

Employment law attorney job in Boston area

Submitted by a reader:

Small but busy suburban business and employment litigation firm seeks a first or second year Associate to handle an array of cases in all courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in administrative forums. The right candidate is hard working, detail oriented, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ability to adapt to changing circumstances and work under pressure is essential. A good sense of humor is likewise essential. All applicants must be barred in Massachusetts and have reliable transportation. The salary range is between $30,000 and $40,000, depending upon work experience, and comes with other standard benefits including health insurance and paid vacation.

May 19, 2011

Entry-level attorney job near Dallas

Thanks for the reader who submitted this:

Licensed attorney needed for money services business in collections and compliance to assist in growth and operations. Need to be creative and entrepreneurially minded and ready to work and learn. Initially, there will be significant admin and clerical responsibilities. Spanish-speaking a plus.

Location: Richardson
Compensation: $15/hour to start

Foreclosure defense attorney job in Chicago

Multiple readers forwarded this ad. As one noted, "Is this a joke?"

Small law firm, specializing in foreclosure defense and debt collections seeking a skilled, licensed and dedicated attorney to work in fast paced environment in downtown Chicago. Hours will vary but generally will require 8-8 M-F and two full weekends per month. Candidate should be a natural rainmaker with an excellent professional network.

Candidate will have to work off own laptop in our office. Laptop needs wi-fi connection and candidate should have their own broadband card. Candidate should also have working knowledge of wireless internet. We prefer candidates with an active Westlaw or Lexis-Nexis account. Spanish fluency is also preferred. Job may require travel to collar counties, thus candidate must have a car.

Pay starts at $11/hour, and after 6 months of satisfactory work, we will pay for parking and increase your compensation to $12/hour. No additional benefits available. Prefer top 10% and law review. Please include LSAT score and class rank. Please cut and paste your resume, along with a letter of interest, into the body of the e-mail.

Entry-level attorney job in Manhattan

The ad below was found by a reader, who says: This "firm" looks fantastic - and by fantastic I mean begging to be mocked and sued for malpractice inevitably and repeatedly.

A general practice law firm is seeking newly admitted attorneys. Attorney’s will be trained in litigation matters, including civil litigation, criminal defense, matrimonial law and other areas of practice.

We are also seeking attorneys with existing client base for possible partnership opportunities.


May 11, 2011

Personal injury attorney job in Bay Area

Thanks to the reader who found this:

Attorney wanted for plaintiff's personal injury and general civil litigation firm in Eastbay. Salary $35,000 with health coverage. Serious and concrete opportunity for growth for highly motivated and driven candidate.

Work-from-home legal research attorney job

Washington DC-based Consulting Firm seeks a Researcher who has experience with SEC documents and is an expert in searching Edgar, 10K Wizard (Morningstar) and similar Corporate commercial databases. The ideal Research Associate will be a Paralegal or Attorney with the aforementioned expertise who wants to supplement their income via a Part-Time, work from home position. Candidate must be detail-oriented, accurate, a quick-learner and able to meet daily and weekly deadlines. Must be able to work at least 20 hours. Please respond by telling us why you would be the best person for the position, 30 words or less. No resumes at this time. Compensation: $10 / HR, 20+ hours per week.

Personal injury attorney job in Bay Area

Thanks to the reader who found this:

Attorney wanted for plaintiff's personal injury and general civil litigation firm in Eastbay. Salary $35,000 with health coverage. Serious and concrete opportunity for growth for highly motivated and driven candidate.

Immigration attorney job in New York City

An associate position is open in a Queens law firm. We're looking for someone who
- has a NY attorney license
- has experience in immigration and criminal law
- is willing to learn and take care of other types of cases in different fields
- puts clients first
- is a hard worker, punctual, willing to work long hours and occasionally weekends
- is willing to travel on occasion
- has a good attitude and can work with a team in a fast-paced environment
Compensation: first three months based on $30,000 + bonus. Fourth-sixth months: based on $40,000 + bonus. After that - negotiable.
If you're interested, please send us your resume and a brief cover letter.

May 10, 2011

Litigation attorney job in Orange County

California Admitted Attorney for litigation firm.
In our office in Newport Beach
The pay rate is $20/hr. ($20/hr x 250 hrs/mo = $5,000/mo x 12 = $60,000/yr). No benefits. Bonus for business acquired for firm.
Long term prospects will emerge after about 4-6 months if it is a good fit.
Please send your resume and a cover as to your circumstances.
Must live close enough to get to our office within 30 min in traffic. No out of area applicants.

Foreclosure & credit card defense attorney jobs in L.A.

I am a solo practitioner in New York seeking one or more attorneys to serve as my local counsel in California. Familiarity with state court rules of civil procedure and making court appearances required. Familiarity with foreclosure defense (mortgage modifications and short sales) and/or credit card collection defense a plus.

I would like most court filings to be made under my firm’s name, signed by you as local counsel.

- $50 per court paper signed*

*I will draft most court papers. I may ask you for a sample to familiarize myself with local formatting requirements. I would also expect you to review the court papers before you sign them and share any comments, etc., and to share guidance on the litigation process.

- $125 per court appearance

- Opportunity for additional compensation as more complex cases come across my desk, requiring research and brief writing, etc.

I am also seeking attorneys or paralegals to pull and copy court files, and mail or fax me the documents. If you are in court on a regular basis this would be helpful as I cannot pay transportation fees.

- $25 per court file copied plus copy costs.

Entry level attorney job in Baltimore

Entry level attorney position open. Recent law grads are encouraged to apply. This job is not just open to Maryland attorneys, but you must be licensed to practice law. Send resume.

Location: Baltimore
Compensation: $35,000.00 starting salary plus benefits.

May 9, 2011

Entry-level attorney job in Orange County

Associate Attorney - Seeking 1st year entry level Attorney to work in Orange County Irvine area office under senior Attorney. Work with clients on Real Estate, Debt, Bankruptcy and Short Sale issues. Review cases for compliance matters with heavy phone contact. Training provided for inexperienced.

Location: Lake Forest, CA
Compensation: $40,000 plus Bonus

Appearance attorney job in Orange County

Personal injury law firm in Orange County needs an attorney to make appearances on an ongoing basis. Compensation: Based upon each appearance. Usually $50/appearance or greater.

Entry-level litigation attorney job in Las Vegas

Looking for a recent graduate for busy general litigation bankruptcy firm. Full time job.

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Compensation: $800 - $1000 per week plus bonuses

Personal injury attorney job in Philadelphia

Center City plaintiff personal injury firm, solo practitioner, seeking associate attorney with a minimum of 1-3 years experience. Candidate must be self-starter, very organized, enthusiastic and work independently. Able to prepare complaints, discovery through arbitrations, depositions, and motions. Pennsylvania Bar admission required. Qualified applicants must be familiar with all applications of Microsoft Office and the Philadelphia Electronic Filing System. Attach Resume and references. Must be able to start immediately. If you have these qualifications, and have business, you can receive a share of the proceeds, or ability to network for business, this is the position for you. Salary for associate is $40,000 plus share of business brought in. No benefits.

Attorney job in Manhattan

Respected boutique law office seeks attorney for full time associate position.

This position entails continuous contact with clients, artists, brokers and attorneys and is challenging, pressure driven, yet fun. The firm is particularly active in the areas of contract law, real estate transactions, alternative dispute resolution, divorce, personal finance, art law and estate planning. We requires the associate to make a 2.5 year commitment to the position, so this is a great opportunity for an ethical person who wishes to learn and grow with the firm.

If you do not hope to become an expert in the areas of law described above and/or if you are not yearning to work in a small law firm, please do not apply for this position.

Applicant must have at least two (2) solid years post-law school experience in contract law, civil litigation and/or real estate purchases and sales. Preference will be given to candidates with well-honed research and writing skills, experience drafting contracts, memoranda, motions and letters, who have proficiency in procedural compliance. We would like a flexible, good natured associate available to handle a variety of tasks. Excellent organizational and communication skills are a must.

In the subject line of your application email, please state only the numbers of years you have been practicing since graduating from law school and the relevant areas of law in which you have experience. In the body of your email, please explain why you would like to work in a small boutique firm; your current and desired salary; some of your interests outside of the legal profession, preferred start date and any other pertinent information. Please paste rather than attach your resume and cover letter. Please attach writing samples and a letter of reference.

Compensation: $50K commensurate with experience

May 6, 2011

Personal injury attorney job in Manhattan

Well known midtown law firm seeks an attorney for its plaintiff side Personal Injury Department with at least 2 years experience in handling a case through discovery. Starting salary is 35k+ incentives.

Entry-level personal injury attorney job in NYC

Small Plaintiff's Personal Injury Firm in midtown seeks a junior/mid-level attorney with personal injury experience, representing either plaintiffs or defendants. Solid research and writing skills are important. Many clients are from the Caribbean (Haiti, Jamaica, Barbados, etc.), so fluency in French, Creole, Patois or Dutch would be helpful, but is NOT a requirement.

Preference to start on a consulting or temporary basis, but our client is looking to fill a permanent partnership-track position. The starting permanent salary would be between $40,000 and $50,000 per year PLUS a percentage of business you bring in PLUS discretionary bonuses.

Foreclosure settlement attorney jobs in NYC, NJ and Conn.

looking for newly licensed ny attorney to assist with foreclosure settlement conferences in ny area.
experienced not necessary, must be licensed !
also looking for jersey and conn.
Compensation: $100 per settlement conference plus travel expense

May 2, 2011

Work-from-home legal blogger job

Legal blogger seeking an attorney/law student to help research and prepare weekly posts on a variety of legal topics including personal injury, medical malpractice, employment law and criminal law. The ideal candidate must be able to write "in plain English" about legal topics. $25/post, up to 10+ posts/week. Work from home/telecommute. Please send resume and short writing sample to be considered.

Spanish-speaking attorney job in Chicago

Law firm with a concentration in bankrutpcy seeking bilingual Illinois licensed attorney to launch satellite office. Strong communication skills for heavy client interaction to meet with clients daily, problem solve and prepare Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions.

This rewarding position requires a motivated self starter that is dependable and computer proficient.

Ideal candidate will have some previous experience (1-3 yrs).

Compensation: $45K +

Entry-level attorney job in Long Island

Small General Practice law firm in Smithtown, NY. Seeking newly admitted lawyer who wants to learn all aspects of the practice of law that are not taught in Law School. Initial training will consist of trailing each of the two partners in court appearances each morning for a few months (or until competent) and working on legal and administrative matters in the afternoon.

Low salary for initial training period with steady increases to bring salary up to reasonable associate's salary. Great opportunity for the right person. Firm will pay 1/2 of medical insurance, vacation of 1 week after one year, 2 weeks after 2 years, and 3 weeks after 5 years. Looking for local person with long-term goals.

Location: Smithtown, NY
Compensation: $22K to $40K