Minami Tamaki LLP, an AV-rated firm in San Francisco, seeks an associate with 2-4 years experience litigating personal injury cases, preferably 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 and has the desire to try personal injury cases.

General Duties:

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

Specific Duties:

  • Conduct legal research and writing and analysis Perform client intake/consultations and case evaluation
  • Evaluate client claims through gathering of relevant facts and documents; witness interviews, internet and legal research; analysis of both liability and damages issues
  • Represent and advise clients in court proceedings Plan and conduct oral and written discovery Assist in litigation and manage own caseload
  • Assist in Arbitration, mediation and trying personal injury cases

Skills Required:

  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with clients, opposing parties, judges and MT staff and attorneys
  • Efficient use of time and resources
  • Ability to advocate for clients and negotiate settlements
  • Creativity and strategic planning skills to develop effective case themes, discovery plans and other techniques to effectively represent clients
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively within a team of attorneys, staff, clients and experts
  • 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 communities.