Associate Attorney

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Are you one of those special people who are motivated to win? Are you a natural “people-person” able to connect to strangers? Are you driven to succeed, goal-oriented, and motivated by success? If so, then we want you on our team!

Olawale Law Firm is looking for a motivated, self-starter to join our team as an Associate Attorney.

We are seeking a creative, resourceful, self-driven, and motivated attorney. The ideal candidate must have excellent writing skills, strong investigative and research skills, and think outside the box. The candidate must be detailed-oriented, adaptable, and have strong negotiation and organizational skills.

Olawale Law Firm is a multi-cultural practice with diverse clients. We handle personal injury and immigration law cases. Our core values are a passion for justice, compassion for clients, empathy, honesty, integrity, and adherence to excellence. Our attorneys share our values and communicate with clients with respect and compassion.

The candidate must be culturally competent and a great people person willing to go to great lengths to ensure that clients are well-served.

The ideal candidate must be ready to handle all areas of immigration, personal injury, and wrongful death cases.

The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the confidence to try cases. The candidate must be comfortable arguing before judges and juries. The candidate must possess the ability to formulate effective case strategies and arguments. The candidate must be ready to work independently and formulate creative solutions to novel issues through research and other learning tools.

We are looking for an individual who is focused and can manage a high-volume and time-sensitive workflow effectively and efficiently. The position requires one to work both independently and within a team environment.

Prior experience is required.

Skill Requirements and Job Duties:

● Screen cases
● Investigate cases
● Gather evidence such as medical records, bills, reports, witnesses’ statements, etc.
● Negotiate settlements with insurance adjusters and defense counsels
● Communicate with clients
● Prepare and file lawsuits
● Handle all aspects of litigation, such as filing complaints, preparing and responding to discovery requests, and taking depositions.
● Research case law and statutes.
● Attend immigration interviews
● Represent clients at hearings and trials.
● Communicate frequently with clients. Clients seek our professional services related to the most traumatic events in their lives, so compassion and empathy are critical.
● Drafting legal documents (complaints, propound/respond to discovery, immigration forms)
● Finalizing and proofreading drafts.
● Prepare notices, schedule depositions, and serve subpoenas.
● Secure medical records from various treating healthcare providers.
● Gather healthcare lien information.
● Previous work experience involving litigation of claims
● At least one year’s experience in the personal injury claim process (plaintiff or defense).
● Strong legal drafting experience.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Bilingual English / Spanish desired. (Please indicate on resume).
● Self-motivated and must take the initiative.
● Ability to make timely decisions in the face of obstacles, difficulties, and challenges.
● Focus on meeting demanding deadlines.
● Meticulous attention to accuracy, detail, and organization.
● Must maintain professionalism in stressful and challenging situations.
● Naturally inquisitive, continuous learner, hungry for new knowledge/skills.
● Ability to maintain confidentiality
● Well-organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to multi-task and function positively in a fast-paced environment.
● Knowledge of court rules and filing procedures (including e-filing) and ability to adhere to law office procedures.
● Light travel may be required at times.

This position is for someone looking for a long-term commitment with growth opportunities.

Olawale Law Firm is a fast-growing firm with a supportive and fun-loving team. If you want to work in an environment where you can learn and grow, support an expanding business, and build a healthy culture, here is what you need to know to apply:

Please note: This position is available only to applicants already eligible for employment in the United States.

All applicants and applications will be kept in strict confidence.

We believe in working closely and bringing out the best in each other. We’re a fun, supportive, and creative group of individuals. We’ll offer you:
● Fun atmosphere – let your hair down now and then. Work with interesting people from various backgrounds.
● Challenging tasks – Equip yourself by tackling new challenges.
● Limitless ability to grow within the company.
● Learn something new every day – Grow your career with bright possibilities.

About the Olawale Law Firm

Olawale Law Firm is a multi-cultural practice with diverse clients. Our practice areas are also various; we handle personal injury and immigration law cases. Our core values are a passion for justice, compassion for clients, empathy, honesty, integrity, and adherence to excellence.

Olawale Law Firm is an incredibly fast-moving, innovative law firm that delivers the absolute best client experience and unmatchable legal representation to our clients while impacting our communities. We’re all about working hard and staying humble. In the spirit of humblebragging, here are some of our awards and accolades:
● Started the practice with less than $500 capital. We have obtained over $10 million for our injury clients,
● Assisted over 10,000 clients with the pursuit of their American Dream, green cards, and citizenships,
● Named Top 100 National Trial Lawyers
● Super Lawyer

If you’re looking for a boring and easy job, you won’t find that here. We put 110% into everything we do. Greatness is achieved through hard work, discipline, and sacrifice, and we’re determined to be great.

We’re not crazy; we are just passionate about what we do.

If you’d like to be part of our collaborative, driven, and elite team, we can’t wait to hear from you.

You will be evaluated and vetted based on your ability to follow instructions. Apply here on the website by clicking the Apply Here button, filling out the form and uploading your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

• Paid time off

• Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:
• Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:
• Westerville, OH 43082: Reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (Required)

• Bar (Required)

Work Location: In person

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