Associate Attorney (Hughes & Hughes, LLP)

The Law firm of Hughes & Hughes, LLP located in beautiful Palm Desert is looking for the next associate attorney to assist in providing legal counsel to our clients. You will work closely with our senior partners and associates, conduct legal research, draft documents, and maintain client files. If you’ve recently graduated law school, have excellent fact-finding and communication skills, and are ready to jump-start your career in the legal industry, we want to hear from you! Email resume to: [email protected]

Responsibilities
  • Resolve cases efficiently by using communicating effectively with and working alongside senior attorneys and paralegals
  • Draft documents such as correspondence, pleadings, motions, briefs, affidavits, settlement agreements, and contracts to be used proceedings and contract negotiations
  • Review client issues on legal matters, analyze available options, and diligently work to determine the best course of action
  • Conduct legal research, prepare for and attend hearings and/or other legal proceedings, and provide legal counsel with the help of senior associate attorneys
  • Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
Qualifications
  • Applicants must have successfully passed the state bar exam
  • Active membership with the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Has a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
  • Ability to work with senior attorneys to best serve client needs and grow our client base
  • Solid communication skills and problem-solving skills required in order to work with clients, staff members and senior attorneys
  • ABA Accredited law school applicants only

Compensation
$70,000-$100,000 DOE

About Hughes & Hughes, LLP

At Hughes & Hughes, we approach your family law matter professionally and compassionately. While we are seasoned family attorneys, we are also spouses, parents, and grandparents. We understand that any family law issue you encounter creates a crisis in your life and the lives of those you love. Our goal is to help guide you through your legal proceedings quickly and return peace of mind and normalcy to your life.
Email resume to: [email protected]