Evans & Dixon
  • 03-Aug-2018 to 02-Oct-2018 (CST)
  • Associate Attorney
  • KCMO, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Evans & Dixon offers comprehensive legal coverage in the areas of Business Law, Civil Litigation, and Workers' Compensation defense. We are currently seeking a Civil associate or of counsel attorney, licensed in Missouri and Kansas, with at least 5 to 10 (or more) years of experience and possible portable billings, or the willingness to market and develop his/her own practice area, who is looking to join a widely recognized firm to build a civil litigation practice and support existing and new firm clients.  

Responsibilities:

  • Taking depositions of parties and witnesses
  • Conducting discovery
  • Performing legal research
  • Remaining current with developments in the law
  • Drafting pleadings, motions, briefs, opinions, and other legal documents
  • Evaluating complex injury and liability issues
  • Working with expert witnesses
  • Communicating with clients, insurers, opposing counsel and courts
  • Appearing and arguing at hearings, bench and jury trials: first and second chair

 

  • Skills and Specifications:
  • Advanced knowledge of substantive and procedural law
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong written and oral advocacy skills
  • Analytical and logical reasoning abilities
  • Ability to synthesize complex legal and factual materials
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Client development skills
  • Ability to handle large caseloads and juggle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Be able to work efficiently with corporate professionals
  • Be committed to consistently excellent performance
  • Computer skills preferred, including Word, Excel, Practice Management system this office is paperless
  • Professionalism
  • Openness, honesty and exceptional communication skills

Education and Qualifications: 

  • A law degree from an ABA accredited law school
  • Licenses in Missouri and Kansas
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