Who We Are:
Are you ready to work for a law firm that does things differently? That has a culture of empowerment, collaboration, and trust. A place that makes you want to do better, be the best version of yourself each day. Are you an ardent learner who is always looking to improve? Our team is like no other. We are all accountable, and we maintain a professional and driven work ethic second to none. We are not a typical law firm and we are proud of the team we have built.
Lathrop Law’s Associate supports two attorneys, 50-70 clients and interacts with medical providers, attorneys, adjusters, judges, other legal professionals, and vendors. To keep this high-performance machine working well, multitasking and attention to detail are two of the most important duties of this position. The Associate answers and organizes many emails, telephone calls and correspondence. Together we answer questions, moderate discussions, advocate for a safer community and live by our core values and core focus.
To be the next Up and Coming Plaintiff’s Trial Attorney and be part of this badass team, you need 0-2 years of professional experience, so not much! But, uncompromising integrity, being a lifetime learner, stellar attention to detail and a strong sense of accountability is required for this position. These attributes are non-negotiable.
This Job Might Be For You If:
You enjoy solving problems. You love taking on difficult challenges and finding solutions. You take initiative and do not have to be micro-managed. You have a strategic mind and do not give up easily. If you do not know the answer, you will dig until you find it.
You want to learn everything you need to be the best stand-up (trial) lawyer, in a firm where trials are what we do; it is our passion. You will try cases!
You like helping people. You are patient, level-headed, and cool under pressure.
You pay attention to the details. As far as you are concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. You stay focused, and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.
You think on your feet. You like learning new things, and you can learn quickly. When things change, you know how to roll with the punches.
You communicate clearly. You write well. You speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to anyone, and you are comfortable communicating in writing, on the phone and in person.
You are motivated and driven. You volunteer for new challenges without having to be asked and would never utter the words, “that’s not my job”. You will take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference. You value expertise.
- Quarterly team building outings.
- Frequent company lunches with monthly and quarterly meetings.
- Generous PTO plan.
- Week of Christmas is a free PTO week.
- Bank holidays paid.
- Consistent and effective continued legal education
- Cash balance plan after one consecutive year.
- 401K plan after one consecutive year.
- Understand Nebraska and Iowa court rules for civil procedure, discovery, and evidence.
- Experience e-filing in PACER and Nebraska Justice.
- Experience drafting pleadings, discovery documents, subpoenas, and correspondence.
- Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat DC, case management software, and research tools (Lexis/Nexis).
- Proofread, revise, and edit legal documents and correspondence.
To be considered for this gig, please forward your resume and letter of interest to [email protected]. Your letter of interest must show us how you solve problems, why you belong with this team of great minds and how you will enhance its culture and growth. The subject line should read: “I’m the One”. June 1, 2021 is the start date for this position.
“If you have the passion to be an amazing trial attorney who is righteous for justice and has a fearless and driven work ethic, then look no further.”