Litigation Associate (CA licensed – Remote)

CM Legal

Litigation Associate – California licensed, fully remote

Our client has an immediate need for an Associate Attorney. The Associate Attorney will be working on collection and litigation matters. The firm is looking for a self-starter who is comfortable working with a high volume caseload and possesses excellent written, analytical, and oral advocacy skills.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle breach of contract and collection litigation matters from demand through judgment.  
  • Attend court hearings (both telephonic and in person). 
  • Prepare and argue Motions for Summary Judgment. 
  • Manage assigned case load in manner that meets goals and client expectations. 
  • Handle escalated and time sensitive matters as needed. 
  • Other duties and special projects as needed. 

Job Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school 
  • Admission to practice law in the state of California; multi jurisdiction in the states of AZ, CA, NV, and FL admission preferred but not required
  • Experience with the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (“FDCPA”) and Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) a plus but not required

General Competencies

  • Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written 
  • Excellent research skills including use of legal and non-legal sources 
  • Proficient in software tools including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize large caseload 
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner 
  • Conscientious with respect to work completion, deadlines, time management and attendance 
  • Analytical and detail oriented while working at a fast pace 
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills 
  • Overall good work ethic and willingness to adapt to change 

In addition to remote work for most positions, the firm offers a comprehensive benefit program including:  

  • Company Paid Life and Disability Insurance plans 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans with Prescription coverage
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible scheduling (within reason, depending on position)
  • Generous PTO plan for all full-time employees
  • Full equipment station at no cost for remote employees, including dual monitors
  • Employee Assistance Plan, offering free 24/7 counseling and consulting services to support emotional health and wellbeing
  • Wellness programs and employee discounts
  • Learning and development training opportunities for both personal and professional growth

Salary range: $110,000 – $130,000

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