Staff Attorney

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Location
Montgomery, Alabama
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 50,000 - US$ 65,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_43765
Contact
Hart, Patrick, Spherion
Phone
334-260-0788
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Job Description

The Staff Attorney will conduct and/or assist with all phases of legal advocacy for individuals and classes of persons including research, preparation of documents, interviewing and counseling, negotiations and appearing before administrative tribunals and courts at the trial and appellate level. Approximately 80% of cases are settled out of court. **All cases are provided - no requirement or expectation to develop business! Excellent Paralegal support. Full training provided in their legal specialty area.

Responsibilities:
- Initiation of cases to enforce ADA Title III compliance.
- Provide legal representation in a variety of forums to clients and the organization.
- Negotiation and resolution of all compliance issues with the public accommodations.
- Handle all stages of litigation on cases filed in Federal Court including attending depositions, hearings, conferences, expert inspections and all other appearances.
- Discussion and explanation of ADA Title III architectural barriers, policies, practices and procedures, denial of full and equal enjoyment of the place of public accommodations goods and services to owners of public accommodations.
- Review and Analyze files for compliance with ADA Title III as to architectural barriers; policies, practices and procedures; and denial of full and equal enjoyment of the place of public accommodations goods and services.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 & Windows 10
- Ability to manage a caseload, including litigation, at all levels of state and federal courts
- Knowledge of ADA Title III a plus, but NOT REQUIRED!

Education:
Doctorate

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
- Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited law school
- Licensed to Practice Law in Texas
- Prefer minimum of one year of experience (comprehensive training provided)
- Willing to Relocate to Montgomery, Alabama (relocation assistance provided)


- Outstanding compensation: Base Salary plus immediate + significant deferred compensation incentive pay
- Full coverage of health and dental insurance available (no premiums!)
- 401k Retirement Profit Sharing Plan available
- Vacation time plus 1 Friday off per month
- Relocation assistance for initial job relocation
- OPPORTUNITY TO WORK REMOTELY AFTER TRAINING!!!
- Company Paid: Malpractice, State Attorney Fees and CLE
- Advancement Potential!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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