Hand Arendall

Litigation Associate - Florida Panhandle

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  • Full Time
  • Panama City, FL
June 13, 2024 Attorney

Job Description


Litigation Associate (2-5 Years)

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a diligent and detail-oriented Litigation Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience to join our legal team in the Florida Panhandle. The ideal candidate should be proficient in legal research and preparing pleadings, discovery responses, motions, and briefs. Prior experience with depositions and trials will be highly advantageous. This position can work out of either the Destin or Panama City Office. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft and prepare legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and discovery responses.
  • Conduct legal research to support case progression and management.
  • Participate in depositions, hearings, and trials.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and provide timely updates on case progress.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in a collegial environment to strategize and execute case objectives.


  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law in the state of Florida or qualified to obtain licensure by reciprocity.
  • 3-5 years of experience in litigation, preferably with a focus on complex civil cases.
  • Federal or state clerkship experience is desirable, but not required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and adept at client interactions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Our firm offers competitive pay and benefits and fosters a supportive and collegial work environment. If you are dedicated to providing high-quality legal services and are seeking a challenging opportunity, we would be pleased to consider your application.

Working Conditions

Normal professional office setting. Evening and/or weekend work. In State travel will be required.

Typical Physical Needs

Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. May need to climb stairs and lift up to 30 lbs.

EEO Statement

Our company is an equal opportunity employer, and we look to fill every position with the best qualified person regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability, or national origin. With our offices in Alabama and Florida, we recruit from all over the Southeast to find the right fit for every position.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not supposed to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

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