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Civil Litigation Associate Attorney

Vernis & BowlingAssociate
Posted Nov 20
Full Time
St Petersburg, Florida

Vernis & Bowling's downtown St. Petersburg office is seeking an Associate Attorney for its Civil Litigation Defense department.

Candidates should have 0-3 years of civil litigation experience with defense experience strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be a part of a team of 120+ lawyers located across 19 offices in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

Our associates have the opportunity to direct and lead files, provide initial analysis, develop case strategy, conduct discovery, take depositions, draft motions, attend hearings and negotiate settlements. Associates will also be able to assist with and lead trials.

We value our associates and are looking for someone who wants to work as part of a strong team, is willing to make a commitment, and is looking for a long-term place to build skills and experience, all while having a rewarding career.

Candidates must be current members of the Florida Bar in good standing.

Our practice is focused on the areas of:

  • Premises Liability
  • First and Third-Party Property
  • Construction Defect
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Automobile Liability (PIP, BI, UM/UIM, ECL)