General Liability/Maritime Associate at Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP

Full-Time

Mid Level

Hackensack, NJ, USA

$102.000 - $129.000

28 Oct → 27 Nov

Job Description

The Hackensack, New Jersey office of Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP, a nationally recognized AV-rated® firm of 200+ attorneys across 17 offices, is seeking an Associate with a minimum of 4 years of experience to handle general liability litigation cases, as well as maritime cases, though maritime experience is not necessary.
 
As part of its continued efforts to actively recruit and advance the recruitment, development and promotion of diverse lawyers, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck is participating in Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 2022 initiative. The Mansfield Rule is named for Arabella Mansfield, the first woman admitted to practice law in the United States. It measures whether law firms affirmatively consider diverse lawyers for promotions, senior-level hiring and significant leadership roles. Under this initiative, KDV strives for a candidate pool consisting of at least 30% women, attorneys of color, and/or LGBTQ+ attorneys for all lateral partner and mid-to-senior-level associate hires.
 
Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at KDV without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. KDV is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Independently manage a caseload involving general liability and maritime matters.
  • Regularly handle court appearances and depositions.
  • Draft pleadings, discovery demands, motions and appeals.
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • JD from an ABA accredited Law School.

  • Judicial Clerkship, District Attorney’s office or Public Defender’s office preferred.

  • Admission to practice in New York required and New Jersey preferred.

  • Substantial General Liability defense experience with the desire to learn Maritime Law.

  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication.

How To Apply

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