Legal Placement SErvice



Attorneys

POSTED 2/18/2021 

Position: Associate Counsel
 
With: Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, Office of General Counsel
 
Locations:  Tn Valley region
 
We are currently accepting resumes for an Associate Counsel position within Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services. This position will be housed in Chattanooga, TN. This position is deemed executive service and will be eligible for full state employee benefits. Working hours will be determined by applicable workload and need. Salary will be based on qualifications and years of experience.
 
The Associate Counsel position requires representation of the Department of Children’s Services in various judicial proceedings focusing on the area of child welfare law. It further requires consultation with and advisement of DCS staff in a number of areas that would require analysis of applicable law and DCS policies. It also includes responsibility for a variety of duties including drafting legal documents, preparation for hearings, reviewing and responding to subpoenas, and providing periodic trainings for DCS staff. Some travel is required for court appearances and various meetings.
 
You must be licensed to practice law in the Tennessee and in good standing with the Board of Professional Responsibility. A minimum of at least one year of juvenile court and/or litigation experience is preferred.
To express your interest in this Associate Counsel position, or for any questions about additional details of the position, please send a resume to Beau.Skelly@tn.gov .
 
The State of Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer.


POSTED 2/18/2021

The office of Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC, in Chattanooga is seeking an experienced litigator with interest and experience in all phases of civil litigation.
An excellent opportunity for professional growth, this position will join a collaborative team of seasoned and newer attorneys working to advance the interests of our many clients.
Please submit resume, writing sample and references to recruiting@spicerfirm.com .
Qualifications include:
JD degree from approved law school
Licensed, active member in good standing with the Tennessee Bar
Minimum 5 years civil litigation 
Excellent writing, communication, and research skills
Responsibilities include:
Handle mid-level to complex cases with minimal supervision
Prepare pleadings, motions, briefs and conference notes
Conduct depositions and handle all types of court appearances
Provide counsel to insurance claims departments
Manage litigation caseload 
Conduct discovery research, analyze and summarize legal documents and contracts
Work with senior attorneys on complex cases and legal projects

POSTED 10/6/2020

East Tennessee law firm is in need of a Title IV-D attorney in Child Support Enforcement to join our Chattanooga location. Our firm offers over 50 years of expertise in all areas of practice and supports a team of lawyers statewide. With your employment engagement, the firm provides a monthly salary and payment of annual BPR fees, professional privilege tax and required CLE. Applicants should possess excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills and has the capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep staff and clients safe, we implement the use of masks and hand sanitizer and currently have all parties except the magistrate and state’s attorney attend court by remote access.

Please email resumes to Jaime at jaime@jmfn.org


POSTED 09/22/2020

Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, PLC has an opening for a full-time associate attorney at its Chattanooga office.  

Qualifications:  The successful candidate must hold a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school, be admitted to practice law in Tennessee, and have strong academic credentials.  This position also requires demonstrated experience of 2-5 years in tort or commercial litigation and some experience with business transactions is preferred.   

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Rainey Kizer is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and has more than forty attorneys in its five offices in Memphis, Jackson, Nashville and Chattanooga, TN.  Additional firm information is available at http://www.raineykizer.com/ .   

Job Type:  Full Time

Job Category:  Associate

Contact Procedure:  Applications and/or inquiries may be submitted to resume@raineykizer.com and should include a cover letter, résumé, class rank, and three professional references.  Application materials may also be mailed to: 
Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, PLC
ATTN:  Jennifer Howell
209 East Main Street
Jackson, TN 38301



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POSTED 9/29/2020 – 

Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC Posting for Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Contact: Claire Bradford, HRD; 615-405-2238; cbradford@spicerfirm.com

Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC, is a prestigious, regional law firm with offices in Tennessee and Arkansas that specializes in the defense of insurance companies and their insureds. We have an immediate opening in our downtown Chattanooga office for a Legal Assistant/Litigation Defense. The primary function of this fulltime position is to provide legal support to attorneys by utilizing commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures. The preferred candidate will have a background in litigation defense and/or working with litigation law firm. The atmosphere is friendly, fast-paced and deadline-driven. We provide a competitive salary and benefits package, including paid time off, health and dental coverage, life, long-term disability, maternity leave, retirement plan with matching funds, and paid garage parking. The Chattanooga office is located in the Market Court Building at the corner of 6th and Market Street.   Please submit your resume and cover letter.*

Primary Responsibilities:
Welcome clients and guests in person or by phone, answer and/or direct inquiries
Support case preparation
Prepare correspondence, pleadings, discovery and responses, deposition summaries, settlement documents, simple notices and motions, summonses and subpoenas, status reports and budgets, workers’ comp settlements
Schedule court reporters, motions, depositions, mediations, client conferences, expert witnesses, and couriers
Perform electronic filing in Circuit and Federal Courts
Assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment and medical and records
Establish and organize files
Maintain attorney calendars and schedules
Maintain client confidentiality

Qualifications & Education:

Associate degree required
Minimum 2 years’ experience as a legal secretary
Paralegal experience helpful but not required
Familiarity with billing and case management software

Required Skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Word
Familiarity with Microsoft Excel
Strong organizational skills
Excellent dependability record and attendance history
Excellent written and oral communication
Calm, mature demeanor and professional appearance
Accustomed to tight deadlines and full daily schedule

Support Staff: Paralegals, Legal Assistants & Secretaries

LITIGATION PARALEGAL POSITION 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a litigation paralegal in its Chattanooga Office. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program and at least three years of prior defense litigation experience. The successful candidate will have experience performing the following tasks: Assisting trial counsel in all areas of client representation including drafting correspondence and pleadings; preparing discovery and discovery responses; document management; preparing for depositions, mediation, arbitration and trial and supporting attorneys at trial. The successful candidate must have a knowledge of court rules, proficiency in paper and e-filing (state and federal) and knowledge of court websites and research skills. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time, be willing to work overtime, if necessary, and willing to travel for trial. 
Resumes will only be accepted for the position posted.  
Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. 
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability or veteran status.

POSTED 06/18/2020


TRANSACTIONAL PARALEGAL POSITION

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a transactional paralegal in its Chattanooga Office. All candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program. Resumes from entry level candidates will be considered. Prior experience forming corporate entities and health law transactions a plus. Some responsibilities include title and survey review; forming corporate entities; upkeep of corporate minute books; assisting in the preparation of draft loan and acquisition documents; gathering and reviewing due diligence; and ordering UCC searches. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. All applicants should have an aptitude for detail; the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and be familiar with computerized databases and on-line services. Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work overtime if necessary.
Resumes will only be accepted for position posted.
Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity and marital status.


POSTED 06/18/2020