Minami Tamaki, LLP – Personal Injury Associate

Minami Tamaki LLP, an AV-rated firm in San Francisco, seeks an associate with 3-5 years of experience litigating personal injury cases, with emphasis on the plaintiff side. Ideal candidate must have excellent legal research, writing and oral communication skills, trial and discovery experience and a commitment to social justice. We need someone who works hard, wants to learn, has the desire to try personal injury cases, and seeks long term opportunities for growth in the firm’s Personal Injury Practice Group.

General Duties: Under the supervision of one or more attorneys, this attorney will be responsible for representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases

Specific Duties:
1) Conduct legal research and writing and analysis
2) Perform client intake/consultations and case evaluation
3) Evaluate client claims through gathering of relevant facts and documents; witness interviews, internet and legal research; analysis of both liability and damages issues
4) Represent and advise clients in court proceedings
5) Plan and conduct oral and written discovery
6) Assist in litigation and manage own caseload
7) Assist in Arbitration, mediation and trial of personal injury cases

Skills Required:
1) Excellent research and writing skills
2) Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with clients, opposing parties, judges and MT staff and attorneys
3) Efficient use of time and resources
4) Ability to advocate for clients and negotiate settlements
5) Creativity and strategic planning skills to develop effective case themes, discovery plans and other techniques to effectively represent clients
6) Ability to work effectively and cooperatively within a team of attorneys, staff, clients and experts
7) Ready to assist to litigate cases through arbitration, mediation and/or trial.

If this describes you, please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: glang@minamitamaki.com. No calls or emails to other firm personnel please.

Minami Tamaki LLP provides quality legal representation with an emphasis on personalized, client-centric and responsive service. We provide excellent legal services which we balance with a commitment to our community.