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ATTORNEY
STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY
US-AZ-TEMPE
June 21,  2024




Job ID: 2024-37588
Type: Regular Full Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Legal, Compliance, and Risk Management
Tempe, AZ


Overview

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!
As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the
insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a
workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good
Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both
individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer
events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition
reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!
Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits, locations and the process of joining the State
Farm team!

Responsibilities

Lindsey W. Hunter & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm Insurance Companies, is seeking a
trial attorney with 3-7 years of civil litigation and trial experience to join our Tempe, AZ office. Candidates
must be familiar with local and state civil procedure and discovery rules and be a motivated self-starter
with a passion for the courtroom. The selected candidate will handle motions, bench trials, and basic jury
trials. Competitive candidates must have superior oral advocacy and writing skills, a strong teamwork
orientation, and an excellent work ethic. Competitive candidates will be well-organized, detail-oriented,
and able to independently manage a caseload. Located in Tempe, Arizona, we enjoy an active, busy civil
trial practice.
Qualifications

 A law degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
 An active license to practice law in Arizona and be a member in good standing of the bar
 3-7 years of civil litigation experience/jury trial experience, preferably in insurance defense
practice
 Experience working in a paperless environment
 Strong automation/technical skills for law suit handling and courtroom presentation
 Strong software skills including competency in Word, Outlook, and Westlaw
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PRINCIPAL ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY POSITION IN THE CIVIL DIVISION
TUCSON CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
June 20, 2024

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Serves as litigator for the City in all State and Federal Courts. Identifies, analyzes and discusses legal issues associated with projects. Establishes and acts as liaison with departments, the City Manager and the Mayor and Council to integrate legal support into policies, and to provide legal advice and assistance.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:*

Position Specific Summary

The Principal Assistant City Attorney position in the Civil Division of the Tucson City Attorney’s Office provides advanced-level legal services and performs advanced-level legal work in assigned areas of practice.  Attorneys at this level work with a high level of autonomy and accountability. Provides guidance and mentoring to lower-level attorney personnel.

 

Work is performed in accordance with general policies and established standards of the legal profession and is reviewed by the City Attorney or their designee. This position does not supervise.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Legal Advice and Counsel (40%) - Essential

Responds to legal inquiries from the City’s executive management team and their staff, typically for assigned City departments. Identifies, analyzes and explains legal issues associated with projects and programs of City-wide importance. Performs advanced-level professional and administrative legal work including development of and revisions to the Tucson Code. Consults with client decision makers regarding departmental and major legal issues. Provides legal advice and assistance.

 

Legal Analysis (25%) - Essential

Prepares and reviews materials submitted to the Mayor and Council for its consideration and approval for legal issues. Prepares ordinances or resolutions for consideration by the Mayor and Council. Analyzes legal issues associated with initiatives under consideration by the City Manager or Mayor and Council. Consults with Mayor and Council and City management at public meetings and in executive sessions as needed. Guides and mentors lower-level attorneys.

 

Document Review (20%) - Essential

Reviews and prepares a variety of legal documents including but not limited to contracts, intergovernmental agreements, legal correspondence, notices and position statements.

 

Litigation (10%) - Essential

Litigates complex legal matters (in administrative matters; or in federal or state courts) in assigned area of practice, and/or supports litigation efforts in those matters by performing research, preparing and filing pleadings, making court appearances, etc.

Serves as litigator for the City in State and Federal Courts. Identifies, analyzes, and discusses legal issues associated with projects. Handles legal matters of assigned departments and acts as liaison with departments, the City Manager, and the Mayor and Council.

 

Other Duties as Assigned (5%) - Non-Essential

Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.  Any one position may not include all the duties listed. This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position.

Working Conditions

 

Mostly office environment.

 

 

* All duties, responsibilities, and percentage of time listed are subject to change.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Juris doctorate degree (JD)

Work Experience:

Five (5) years of directly related experience

Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

 

ADDITIONAL MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Juris doctorate degree (JD)

or a related field.

Work Experience:

Civil and/or Criminal Law, Five (5) years of directly related experience

Skills:

License/Certifications:

Member in good standing - State Bar of Arizona

Languages:

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Government law practice; including a working knowledge of the legal subject matter involved with the department to which assignment will be made.

Experience in the practice of municipal law including the review, negotiation, and drafting of contracts or other primary responsibility for participation in transactional work.

Experience advising executives on employment, discrimination, and labor matters.

Experience drafting position statements for submittal to outside state and federal agencies. 

Litigation experience.

 

 

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:

Position Title:

Principal Assistant City Attorney

Department Name:

City Attorney

Department Link:

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/Departments/Tucson-City-Court/City-Attorneys-Office

FTE%:

100

FLSA:

Exempt

Position Type:

Regular

 

 

 COMPENSATION & BENEFITS 
Minimum Hiring Salary: $47.08

Dependent upon experience, qualifications, and successful completion of any applicable job training**

Full Hourly Range: $47.08 - 81.20 USD

 

 

**In accordance with pay transparency, the salary reflected in this posting is the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Salary placement is typically between the minimum and mid-point of the salary range.

 

The City of Tucson offers a generous benefits package for benefit-eligible positions.The comprehensive, flexible, and affordable coverage is designed to optimize health and well-being, security and future, and peace of mind. Benefits begin with medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and FSA coverage, surpassing your standard 401(k) program by offering a rich pension plan plus optional Roth and pretax deferred compensation savings.

 

With your well-being in mind, our paid time off program provides new hires with 38 paid days off in the first year of employment, with time off increasing steadily in subsequent years. We offer six weeks of paid parental leave, paid tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, off- and on-the-job training, and opportunities to forge connections with peers and the community through employee resource groups and paid volunteer hours.

 

You can learn more about our benefits at https://www.tucsonaz.gov/Departments/Human-Resources/Employee-Benefit-Snapshot.

 

 

POSTING INFORMATION 

Posting Close Date: 

Applicants must submit their completed application by 07-03-2024 at 11:59 p.m. MST

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please see the special application instructions below and follow the directions for applying to this position.

 

 

Special Instructions:

An uploaded letter of intent along with your resume is required for this application - they must be uploaded as one document. Failure to upload these documents will be considered an incomplete application. The uploaded resume will need to support the information selected/provided in the submitted application. The most qualified applicants will then be invited to participate in a panel interview and will be required to provide a legal writing sample composed within the last 3 years, no larger than 10 pages prior to the interview date.

Background Check:  This position has been designated to require a criminal background check.

 

CITY OF TUCSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy), national origin, veteran status, age, disability, genetic testing, or any other protected status.  If you believe you have been a victim of discrimination, you may file a complaint with the City of Tucson's Office of Equal Opportunity Programs, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or Arizona Attorney General's Office of the Civil Rights Division (ACRD).  Click for more information from ACRD about employment discrimination and how to file a complaint with ACRD

The City of Tucson employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

 

The City of Tucson is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities or who require religious accommodation; please contact Human Resources at EmployeeLeaves@tucsonaz.gov or 520-791-2619.  


ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL

102052BR

CAMPUS: TEMPE

ASSOC GENERAL COUNSEL

Job Description

The Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing a high level of professional legal service by representing and advising the Arizona Board of Regents and Arizona State University on a broad range of education law and other legal matters.

This position will be within the employment practice group, which concentrates primarily on academic and non-academic personnel matters, student matters, and law enforcement matters. Attorneys in this group provide advice and counsel on public records requests; policies and procedures; academic integrity; student conduct; residency appeals, including related administrative hearings; constitutional, legislative and regulatory matters (First Amendment, FERPA, Title IX, discrimination and harassment, Clery, VAWA, financial aid and student visas); admissions and scholarships; and federal and state employment and administrative law matters, such as at-will employment, law enforcement personnel, discipline, termination and grievances, compensation and employee benefits, immigration, discrimination and civil rights matters involving employees, conflict of interest, and independent contractors.

Specific assignments within the employment practice group are based on the needs of the university and the background and workload of the attorneys in the group.

The Associate General Counsel is responsible for supporting training and preventive law programs on a university-wide basis. This position interacts regularly with senior level administration and with state and federal regulatory offices. The Associate General Counsel is a university staff position.

For more information about the Office of General Counsel visit our web site at www.asu.edu/counsel. 


ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL
102052BR CAMPUS: TEMPE ASSOC GENERAL COUNS
EL


Job Description The Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing a high level of professional legal service by representing and advising the Arizona Board of Regents and Arizona State University on a broad range of education law and other legal matters and supporting training and preventive law programs on a university-wide basis. This position interacts regularly with senior level administration and with state and federal regulatory offices.

This position reports to the ASU Senior Vice President & General Counsel. The primary focus of the position will relate to advising the University on sophisticated business transactional matters, including the launch of the ASU Health initiative. ASU Health includes the establishment of a School of Medicine and Advanced Medical Engineering, a school for public health technology, a health observatory, and more.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in general business transactional matters, healthcare law, academic and research compliance, and the ability to manage a variety of legal matters.

This position’s responsibilities include:

Supporting ASU in various complex business transactions.

Supporting ASU Health by advising on accreditation issues, regulatory requirements, and clinical placement activities associated with the creation of a new medical school.

Providing legal advice and guidance on a broad range of issues, including general business transactions, healthcare matters, academic research issues, regulatory compliance, and academic affairs.

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS POSITION AND TO APPLY:

 https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=4954294#jobDetails=4954294_5494



SWYFT LEGAL ATTORNEY POSTING

REMOTE-FRIENDLY WORK MODEL WITH OFFICE OPTIONS IN AUSTIN AND HOUSTON

June 12, 2024
 

We are seeking a talented Staff Attorney to join our firm. A successful applicant should have experience in intellectual property law and an interest in providing legal services to lower income individuals. The position may be full-time or part-time, depending on availability.

 

What You'll Do

Engage with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in a representative capacity for clients.

 

What You'll Need

  • License to practice law in Arizona
  • 1+ years of legal experience
  • Experience in intellectual property law
  • Passion for professional ethics
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of law firm specific software
  • Self-motivation and ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Patent bar license is a plus


Benefits

  • Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance on the first day of employment
  • 100% employer-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee-only plans
  • 401(k) w/ company match
  • Company-issued laptop + Home office stipend
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Remote-friendly Work Model with office options in Austin and Houston.
  • Parental Leave
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Free Branded SWAG
  • Healthy Snacks in the Office
  • Company Events
  • Peer recognition and rewards with Bonus
TO APPLY:


https://swyft-filings.breezy.hr/p/2b92490e272a-attorney 

 BEAUGUREAU, HANCOCK, STOLL & SCHWARTZ, P.C.
PHOENIX, AZ

June 3, 2024

At Beaugureau, Hancock, Stoll & Schwartz, P.C., we pride ourselves on providing personalized, top-notch legal services to each client's unique needs. With a diverse civil practice catering to both plaintiff and defense, from individuals and small businesses to Fortune 100 companies, our boutique firm fosters a collaborative, supportive and flexible atmosphere where every team member's contributions are valued and rewarded.

The
position is in-office, Monday through Friday. As a member of our team, you will receive mentor support from one of our partners to support your career development

We are looking for an Associate or Senior Associate with civil litigation experience (and preferably trial experience) to join our team. A qualified applicant will have a strong academic background, and be admitted to practice law in Arizona. A qualified applicant will also have experience in researching, drafting, and arguing motions and other case documents, and will have experience taking depositions and attending court hearings. Trial and/or appellate experience is a plus

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to wrcampbell@bhsslaw.com, with Associate Attorney in the subject line. 

Salary: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year + opportunity for annual bonus 

Benefits: 

401(k) 

Dental Insurance 

Health Insurance 

Life Insurance 

Opportunity for career advancement and long-term growth 

Work Location: 302 E. Coronado Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - JURY SERVICES
TUCSON, ARIZONA

May 18, 2024

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scpima/jobs/4503612/assistant-director-jury-services?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

Typical hiring range is $66,536 - $79,843 annually.

 

Assist with managing Pima County Superior Court jury services, including summoning, screening, and assigning petit and grand jurors in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes and related rules.

More info available from the link above; also please apply via the provided link. 

 

 

ATTORNEY ADVISOR

PHOENIX, ARIZONA (TELEWORK ELIGIBLE).

May 13,2024

The Solicitor's Office performs a wide variety of the legal work for the United States Department of the Interior.  


The selected Attorney-Advisor will provide legal advice on and legal services for matters pertaining to the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), including environmental liability, water rights, endangered species issues, laws and regulations of general applicability to Federal agencies, such as the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, National Reclamation Act, and other relevant federal laws.

Applicants should have the ability to interact and negotiate with Tribes, States, and local governmental entities, regarding contracts, agreements, and other matters. Closing date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024, and applications may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

Salary range: $90,833 - $165,931 per year. 

 

USAJOBS Posting LINK:  https://www.usajobs.gov/job/790279300

 


ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER
TUCSON, ARIZONA

May 10, 2024

POSITION DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Performs professional legal work defending indigent clients charged with misdemeanor offenses in City Court including pretrial functions. Advises clients on a wide range of direct and collateral consequences of criminal prosecution.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:*

Position Specific Summary

The Assistant Public Defender position at the City of Tucson’s Public Defender's Office advises indigent clients on a wide range of direct and collateral consequences of criminal prosecution and is responsible for all pretrial functions. This position requires court coverage for other attorneys and is occasionally called to court for client assistance.

 

This position works under the supervision of the Supervising Public Defender. This position does not supervise.

Working Conditions: Mostly office environment.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Pretrial Preparation (45%) - Essential

Prepares cases for trial by conducting client interviews (in-person, virtual, telephonic, and jail). Reviews and evaluates evidence. Researches legal issues and specific case issues. Drafts legal documents. Conducts witness interviews. Participates in plea negotiations and settlement conferences. Prepares evidence and documents to present for trial per city and state guidelines. Provides case staffing/consulting. Conducts crime scene investigations and prepares exhibits such as photos, diagrams, and documents.

 

Court Appearances (40%) - Essential

Defends clients in City Court by attending hearings, in both virtual and in-person environment, arguing relevant issues and case law, presenting mitigating factors, conducting direct and cross examination of witnesses, making objections, introducing evidence. Conducts legal hearings, evidentiary hearings, jury and/or bench trials. Presents documentation and other relevant information to appropriate individuals including prosecutors (for plea negotiations) and supervisors (for case review).

 

Case Administration (10%) - Essential

Leads paraprofessionals, assistants, seasonal employees, law students/interns, volunteers, or temporary employees on requests related to client representation

 

Other Duties as Assigned (5%) - Non-Essential

Performs other duties and tasks as assigned under the direction of the supervisor/administration.

 

 

* All duties, responsibilities, and percentage of time listed are subject to change.

 

 COMPENSATION & BENEFITS 
Minimum Hiring Salary: $37.69

Dependent upon experience, qualifications, and successful completion of any applicable job training**

Full Hourly Range: $35.37 - 61.01 USD

 

 

**In accordance with pay transparency, the salary reflected in this posting is the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Salary placement is typically between the minimum and mid-point of the salary range.

 

The City of Tucson offers a generous benefits package for benefit-eligible positions.The comprehensive, flexible, and affordable coverage is designed to optimize health and well-being, security and future, and peace of mind. Benefits begin with medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and FSA coverage, surpassing your standard 401(k) program by offering a rich pension plan plus optional Roth and pretax deferred compensation savings.

 

With your well-being in mind, our paid time off program provides new hires with 38 paid days off in the first year of employment, with time off increasing steadily in subsequent years. We offer six weeks of paid parental leave, paid tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, off- and on-the-job training, and opportunities to forge connections with peers and the community through employee resource groups and paid volunteer hours.

 

You can learn more about our benefits at https://www.tucsonaz.gov/Departments/Human-Resources/Employee-Benefit-Snapshot.



 Here is the link:  https://tucsonaz.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Tucson_Talent/details/Assistant-Public-Defender_JR-1000122-1

 


OFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR
PHOENIX OFFICE

MAY 9, 2024

Position is for Attorney-Advisor for the United States Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor (SOL)  in the Phoenix office. 

 A little information about SOL­­—SOL attorneys perform the legal work of the Interior and represent the Interior in administrative hearings and in conjunction with the DOJ in representing the Interior in judicial proceedings.  We seek to attract a diverse candidate pool and would appreciate your assistance. 

Phoenix, Arizona (Telework eligible). The Solicitor's Office performs a wide variety of the legal work for the United States Department of the Interior.  The selected Attorney-Advisor will provide legal advice on and legal services for matters pertaining to the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), including environmental liability, water rights, endangered species issues, laws and regulations of general applicability to Federal agencies, such as the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, National Reclamation Act, and other relevant federal laws. Applicants should have the ability to interact and negotiate with Tribes, States, and local governmental entities, regarding contracts, agreements, and other matters.

Closing date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024, and applications may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

Salary range: $90,833 - $165,931 per year.

 

USAJOBS Posting LINK:  https://www.usajobs.gov/job/790279300


 


THE 928 LAW FIRM
FLAGSTAFF, AZ


April 16, 2024

Job Description The 928 Law Firm is a growing law firm with its home office in Flagstaff and remote office in the Phoenix metro area.

We are a team-oriented, technology-friendly firm looking for a full-time associate attorney. We serve all of Arizona, and most of our clients are located in the greater northern Arizona area.

The ideal candidate will have some experience working in family law, civil litigation, probate, or estate planning. How to schedule an interview •

Please provide us with a cover letter, current resume, a writing sample (no more than 5 pages), and your availability for an interview to Hiring@928Law.com; •

We will reach out via email within two business days after receiving your resume and other documents about whether we want to schedule an interview with you; and • Start date is flexible. Pay & Hours • Full time; • Business hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm; and •

Salary starting range from $72,000 – $144,000 based on experience, plus opportunity for annual bonuses.


Responsibilities • Consult with potential new clients; • Represent clients in cases including attending any and all necessary hearings; • Supervise the firm’s Case Manager and Legal Assistants on your cases; and • Manage legal budget expectations with potential new clients and existing clients

. Qualifications: Mandatory: • Licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona; and • At least six months practicing law in one of the following areas: • Family law • Civil Litigation • Probate • Estate Planning Preferred • At least one year practicing law in one of the following areas: • Family law • Civil Litigation • Probate • Estate Planning • Licensed to practice law in the Navajo Nation (or willingness to get licensed); and • Preferably located in the Flagstaff area, however, we may consider applicants located in Maricopa, Yavapai, or Mohave County.

Required skills and attributes • Skilled in negotiation, debate, and persuasion techniques; • Skilled in verbal and written communication including empathetic communication with clients and coworkers; • Skilled in legal research and writing; • Excellent time management skills including the ability to assess your own capacity; • Detail-oriented and self-motivated; • Works well in a team-oriented environment; • Ability to take constructive feedback and incorporate it into your daily work; and • Ability to make and keep commitments.

Benefits • Opportunity for hybrid work set up; • Opportunity for career advancement and long-term growth; • Payment of yearly dues with the State Bar of Arizona; • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance; • Sam’s Club membership; and • Unlimited paid leave.

City of Chandler Public Defender Services Contracts


March 22, 2024

 

Our Public Defender Contract has been posted: Request for Proposals - City of Chandler Public Defender Services ; CC4-961-4762 (BPM006142) - Lot : 1 / Round : 1: Buyer Arizona (az.gov)

 

The RFP will be posted from 3/14/2024 – 4/11/2024 (Cut of Time 4:00PM UTC-7)

 

Thank you,

 

Ken Kung

Court Administrator

Chandler Municipal Court

480-782-4741 (office)

480-973-5782 (cell)

www.ChandlerAZ.gov


JONES, SKELTON & HOCHULI (JSH)
MULTPLE OPENINGS


February 21,2024

 JSH was founded in 1983, and we are headquartered in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, with offices in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Salt Lake City, Utah. JSH defends clients of all sizes, across multiple industries in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Clients are represented by trial and appellate attorneys who are familiar with the industries they serve and the current needs of their clients.

 

We currently have several open positions for attorneys, both Associates and Partners, as we grow our Phoenix, Arizona office.  We offer a competitive salary, a transparent bonus structure and comprehensive benefits. Salary is based on qualifications and experience.

 

Please send your cover letter, salary requirement and resume to AttyRecruiting@jshfirm.com.  

AA/EOE

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Salary: $110,000.00 - $170,000.00 per year

·                  Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance
  • Schedule:  Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

Attorney (General Liability) JSH is seeking an associate with 2-5 years of experience in insurance defense to join our Phoenix office. The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials. Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs, including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to try cases to a jury.

Attorney Healthcare JSH is seeking an associate with 2 plus years’ experience in civil litigation (healthcare law and insurance defense preferred) to join our Phoenix office. The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials. Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs, including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to take depositions, argue motions to the court, and try cases to a jury.

Attorney Trucking and Transportation JSH is seeking an associate with 2 plus years’ experience in trucking and transportation defense to join our Phoenix office. The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials. Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to take depositions, argue motions to the court and try cases to a jury.

Attorney Employment Law JSH is seeking an associate with 2-5 years’ experience in employment law to join our Phoenix office. Prior experience in insurance litigation is a plus. The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials. Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs, including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to take depositions, argue motions to the court, and try cases to a jury.

Attorney Governmental Municipal Liability JSH is seeking an associate attorney with 2 -5 years of experience in Governmental Municipal Liability defense, including civil rights, law enforcement and corrections, or other complex litigation matters involving governmental entities. The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have strong academic credentials and interpersonal skills. Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to try cases to a jury.

Associate Qualifications:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • Active member in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona
  • 2 plus years litigation experience in insurance defense
  • Strong experience with motion practice, discovery dispute, conducting depositions, making court appearances and trial preparation
  • Excellent oral advocacy and written communications skills

Partner Healthcare Practice JSH seeks a highly motivated Partner to join its diverse healthcare practice in its Phoenix, Arizona office. This dynamic and growing practice involves the representation of a wide variety of healthcare clients, including but not limited to physicians, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device companies, and others. The ideal candidate should have extensive experience handling similar healthcare matters. This candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation, and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment, complete with professional development programs, including in-house CLE and Trial College, and the opportunity to take depositions, argue motions to the court, and try cases to a jury.

Partner Trucking and Transportation JSH seeks a highly motivated Partner to join its trucking and transportation practice in its Phoenix, Arizona office.  The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of civil litigation and a desire to provide exceptional client service. Candidates must be highly motivated and have excellent academic credentials. A book of business is not necessary but would be considered a plus and result in increased compensation. We will consider out-of-area and out-of-state candidates on a teleworking basis or in some cases provide a relocation reimbursement for candidates who possess the qualifications listed below. Our firm offers a collaborative and supportive environment with remote work as an option.

Partner Qualifications:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • Active member in good standing with the Arizona State Bar
  • 6 plus years’ experience in civil litigation
  • Excellent client service and written communications skills

GENERAL ATTORNEY
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY - AGENCY WIDE
OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

February 14, 2024

The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for International and National Security Programs is seeking an attorney to provide legal advice and counsel on matters involving the United States Intelligence Community, the Department's international engagements, and security of Departmental assets.

Duties
Provides legal counsel, including analysis of complex legal questions, interpretations of statutes, regulations and other controlling authorities in a variety of matters involving, but not limited to, the United States Intelligence Community, the conduct of intelligence activities, involving matters including criminal and counterintelligence investigations, protection of civil liberties and privacy, collection and analysis of foreign intelligence, security functions, cybersecurity, protection of classified information, reviewing complex arrangements to conduct intelligence-related work for other United States government agencies; representing the Department at interagency meetings addressing intelligence-related legal issues; preparing senior Department leadership for meetings and engagements involving legal matters related to the intelligence community; reviewing draft legislation and advising on impacts to Department functions.

Provides legal counsel and advice on the Department's international engagements; including the review of National Laboratory engagements, MOUs and other contractual documents; providing legal counsel and advice relating to international engagements at the Department and government level; represent the Department in interagency meetings addressing legal matters relating to international engagements.

Provides legal counsel and advice regarding security of Departmental assets, including physical, cyber and personnel security.

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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
You must be a United States Citizen.
This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.
Subject to satisfactory security and suitability requirements
May be required to successfully complete a trial period.
You are required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of entering the position and annually.
Proof of current active member in good standing in the bar of a State, District of Columbia, territory of the United States, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Employees must maintain active bar membership while employed as an attorney with DOE.
This position is NOT included in a Bargaining Agreement.
Relocation expenses are NOT Authorized.
Occasional Travel may be required.
This position works remotely, but the employee must live within a realistic commuting distance from the DOE Worksite. It selected, it is required to sign a remote work agreement detailing remote working conditions and expectations for position.
This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing thereafter. Failure to test or a positive result on random rug tests conducted after appointment may result in removal from Federal employment.
This position has been designated as Top Secret with an SCI and requires a security clearance at the "Q" level. The incumbent is required to obtain and maintain this clearance; failure to do so may result in separation from federal service.
Qualifications
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Basic Requirements:
All applicants MUST:
Meet the minimum education requirements of successful completion of a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) with a professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.); AND
Must be a current, active member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

GS-15 Qualifications:

Four years of professional (attorney) legal experience and active membership in a state or District of Columbia bar and advanced educational attainments that clearly indicate the ability to independently perform complex legal work.; AND
One additional year of professional (attorney) experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to that of an attorney at a level of difficulty comparable to the GS-14 level in the Federal service.
GS-14 Qualifications:

Three years of professional (attorney) legal experience and active membership in a state or District of Columbia bar and advanced educational attainments that clearly indicate the ability to independently perform complex legal work.; AND
One additional year of professional (attorney) experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to that of an attorney at a level of difficulty comparable to the GS-13 level in the Federal service.

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education
Attorney positions do have an education requirement.

ALL Candidates must be a graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a:

Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree; OR
Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) degree.
For positions with an education requirement, you MUST submit:

A copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.; AND
You must provide proof of bar or your bar number.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Additional information: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/775998700
CHRISTIAN DICHTER & SLUGA, P.C. 
ATTORNEY


February 9, 2024

Job description

Christian Dichter & Sluga, P.C. is seeking another attorney to join an active practice in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. The firm has a well-established record of representing clients in the practice areas of insurance defense, bad faith litigation, insurance coverage, white-collar criminal defense, commercial and business litigation, professional liability, and more. The firm offers competitive salary, insurance benefits, and 401(k) participation. Our firm collaborates with our new associates and places them into litigation roles with the tools to learn and be successful. We are a growing practice, and this position will demand independence and self-motivation.

Requirements:

- 1-6 years of civil litigation experience in public or private practice

- Currently licensed to practice law in Arizona with no bar complaints

- Proficient in Westlaw, Word, Excel, and Outlook

- Able to manage all phases of civil litigation from inception of case through settlement, mediation, or trial under the supervision of a partner. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Assessing new cases and assist in developing defense strategy
  • Assisting the senior litigator in handling case from discovery through arbitration or trial
  • Performing research of case law to develop defense theories
  • Drafting and responding to pleadings and motions
  • Preparing discovery requests and responses based on specific needs of each case
  • Participating in depositions, mediations, arbitration, and trial.

The ideal candidate will be detail oriented with excellent research and writing skills, have at least some experience in one or more of the firm’s practice areas, and have courtroom and/or deposition experience.

Please submit your resume along with a recent writing sample to JP Harrington BiscegliaJPHBisceglia@cdslawfirm.com 
  


ASSITANT CITY ATTORNEY
CITY OF PHOENIX


FEBRUARY 6, 2024

ABOUT THIS POSITION

 

Join the City of Phoenix team and work for one of Forbes 2023 America’s Best In-State Employers!  

 

The City of Phoenix Law Department is comprised of two sections, the City Attorney's Office, which handles representing the City in civil matters, and the City Prosecutor's Office, which handles the prosecution of misdemeanor crimes committed in Phoenix.  Assistant City Attorneys in the Civil Division of the Law Department work in one of six areas: Land Use; Public Safety; Litigation; Transportation; Human Resources; and City Services and Community Development.

 

The Law Department Civil Division is seeking an Assistant City Attorney IV to advise the Retirement Office and the City of Phoenix Employee Retirement System (COPERS) on issues related to public sector pensions, investments, and deferred compensation programs.  In representing these clients, job duties will include:

 

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and other transactional work.
  • Representing COPERS and assisting in the review and drafting of complex investment contracts.
  • Advising COPERS and other Boards on Open Meeting Law and Public Records Law requirements.
  • Assisting in the enforcement and interpretation of relevant City Charter, City Code, and City policy provisions.
  • Providing general legal advice to the COPERS management team.

 

Assistant City Attorneys IVs also review, negotiate, and draft contracts and participate in other transactional work; provide client support; defend litigation; engage in government law practice; and handle all legal matters of the assigned client department.  They are expected to perform difficult professional and administrative legal work, including revisions to the Phoenix City Code, and to consult with client decision makers regarding relevant legal issues.  These attorneys may also be required to staff public meetings and represent the City during administrative hearings or court proceedings. Assistant City Attorneys IVs report to an Assistant Chief Counsel and generally work independently in performing their duties.  All attorneys in the Law Department are assigned and may be reassigned based on the best interests of the City, as determined by the City Attorney.

 

SALARY

 

Hiring Range: $126,734.40 - $163,966.40 annually.

USING THE FOLLOWING “APPLY” LINK, THROUGH FEBRUARY 20TH 2024. APPLY

 

 


PROSECUTOR 
CITY OF PHOENIX PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE


February 2, 2023

Join the City of Phoenix team and work for one of Forbes 2023 America’s Best-in-State Employers! Apply today to be a prosecutor with the City of Phoenix Prosecutor's Office and join a team of dedicated and committed professionals who make a difference in our City. Together we can work towards making Phoenix a stronger, safer community.

 

The City Prosecutor's Office offers a fast-paced criminal litigation practice which handles the prosecution of misdemeanor crimes committed in Phoenix, such as assault, shoplift, theft, prostitution, driving under the influence, and other criminal offenses. As a prosecutor you will have the opportunity to gain immediate courtroom experience with bench and jury trials; empower victims through support and resources; and engage with communities and neighborhoods.

 

This position offers work that fulfills a greater purpose and has opportunities for growth and development. In addition, the City offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a traditional pension, a choice of medical plans, paid time off - including paid parental leave, payment of bar dues, potential for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness, and other benefits.

 

This dynamic position includes the following contributions:

 

  • Negotiating plea agreements designed to improve the lives of the parties involved, as well as our community.
  • Participating in arraignments and pretrial-disposition conferences.
  • Conducting bench and jury trials, participating in motion hearings and oral arguments, and covering daily court appearances.
  • Discussing, researching, and presenting analysis of legal issues.
  • Reviewing and/or initiating charges.

 

SALARY

 

Hiring Range: $90,916.80 to $116,022.40 annually.

 

RECRUITMENT DATES

 

Recruitment closes February 11, 2024. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

 

This is a position-based recruitment and will not result in any ongoing

Apply online at  http://tinyurl.com/2rc4hxjv by completing the required information and attaching, as
one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the
qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The
results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

REFERENCE
Asst City Atty II*Pros: Job ID # 53069

 

 

 

ATTORNEY

US-AZ-TEMPE

February 2, 2024


Job ID: 2024-35431
Type: Regular Full Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Legal, Compliance, and Risk Management
Tempe, AZ

Overview


We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits, locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!

 

 

Responsibilities


Lindsey W. Hunter & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm Insurance Companies, is seeking a trial attorney with 0-5 years of civil litigation and trial experience to join our Tempe, AZ office. Candidates must be familiar with local and state civil procedure and discovery rules and be a motivated self-starter with a passion for the courtroom. The selected candidate will handle motions, bench trials, and basic jury trials. Competitive candidates must have superior oral advocacy and writing skills, a strong teamwork orientation, and an excellent work ethic. Competitive candidates will be well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to independently manage a caseload. Located in Tempe, Arizona, we enjoy an active, busy civil trial practice.

 

 

Qualifications


  • A law degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
  • An active license to practice law in Arizona and be a member in good standing of the bar
  • 0-5 years of civil litigation experience/jury trial experience, preferably in insurance defense practice
  • Experience working in a paperless environment
  • Strong automation/technical skills for law suit handling and courtroom presentation
  • Strong software skills including competency in Word, Outlook, and Westlaw

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Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/W4a6Pnc7Dbx5jhJa5S7eRD




DIVISION: ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE, CHILD PROTECTION DIVISION, PROTECTIVE SERVICES SECTION

LOCATION: PHOENIX, MESA, TUCSON, PRESCOTT, FLAGSTAFF, YUMA, KINGMAN, SIERRA VISTA

January 25, 2024

Position Summary: 

The Arizona Attorney General's Office Child and Family Protection Division/Protective Services Section (PSS) is seeking Assistant Attorneys General to assume responsibility for representation and litigation on behalf of the Department of Child Safety (DCS).

This is a litigation position and our attorneys appear in court daily for review hearings, service of process hearings, evidentiary hearings and contested bench trials. 
We offer a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, a top-ranked pension plan, life insurance, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance, and more.

Applications can be submitted using the link below.

Link: https://www.azstatejobs.gov/jobs/search?page=1&query=516012

Job Number 516012 – Assistant Attorney General

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