Personal Injury Attorney, 1-4 yrs (High OTE, $1M Cases, No Commission Cap)

  • Category
  • Location
    Torrance, California
  • Type
    Direct hire
Introduction: You will work 25-30 injury cases with average value of 750k-1m with a dedicated Paralegal.  There are 15 employees and six lawyers with the firm. 

The founding attorney of this firm is more than just a rising star; he's quickly gaining recognition in attorney social circles as "The Best." Aligning yourself with someone of his caliber early in your career can truly be life-changing.

This sought-after position is designed for attorneys with 1-4 years of experience who feel undervalued and overworked at their current firm. They've patiently lingered at the bottom of the proverbial totem pole, hoping their managing attorney would acknowledge their accomplishments, but it seems like a slow process. If you have 1-4 years of experience in Personal Injury and are ready for a change that isn't happening within your current firm, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for. Based on your impressive success early in your career, you are ready to align yourself with a firm that consistently secures the most prestigious cases. The firm's extensive following and robust leadership structure have cultivated an endless stream of top-dollar cases, providing an unparalleled platform for professional growth. Along with an uncapped commission structure, this opportunity empowers you to maximize your financial potential and stand out from your peers.

The founding attorney is an acclaimed trial lawyer boasting a track record of 50+ jury trials and has secured over $100 million for his clients. Recognized with prestigious awards, he is a respected advocate in personal injury & product liability, and is a dedicated board member of influential legal organizations

Compensation Summary:
  • Competitive salary & estimated OTE; commission is a % of the profit from the cases won. The firm typically does not accept cases with a potential value of under $750K-$1M.  Base salary target $120,000.00 - $165,000.00 with an OTE between $200,000.00 - $400,000.00+ (no cap).
  • You would be working on approx. 25-30 cases, likely settling 10-12/year. Most of their cases settle prior to trial so the “win” ratio is typically very high. 
  • The firm award a 25% bonus of the net attorney fees on any cases the attorney brings in.
  • No business development required.
Benefits: Medical, 401K matching plan, CA bar dues paid, PTO, paid holidays, membership to professional organizations, etc.

Join a small boutique firm as a Personal Injury Litigation Attorney in Torrance, CA (at least a few day a week in the office / hybrid) with a team currently consisting of 15 employees and 7 lawyers and expanding! Our client advocates for individuals who have sustained serious injuries due to the negligence of corporations, businesses, governmental entities, or individuals with insurance. Their focus spans a variety of injury cases, with a particular emphasis on brain, spine, and catastrophic injuries.  Operating as a contingency firm, they eschew billable hours, and depending on experience, offer potential to be a part of their highly lucrative case referral bonus program. 

The ideal candidate should be a motivated litigator driven by a strong passion for justice and aiding individuals. This presents an exciting opportunity to join a personal injury litigation and trial practice. You will collaborate with one of California's top trial lawyers and his team, overseeing cases, engaging in litigation, conducting and defending depositions, mediating, and participating in trials.

1-4 years of experience in plaintiff's personal injury litigation. Trial experience is not required.

Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Effectively manage a caseload ranging from 25 - 30 cases.
  • Formulate comprehensive case strategies and theories for optimal legal representation.
  • Skillfully draft and prepare a variety of legal documents, including pleadings and motions.
  • Conduct depositions adeptly, handling various roles such as plaintiff, defendant, and expert depositions.
  • Initiate and participate in settlement negotiations to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Serve as second chair in trial proceedings, contributing to the overall success of litigation.
  • Maintain consistent client communication, offering updates on the progress of each case.
  • Provide supervision and direction to Paralegal and other support staff for efficient case management.
  • Possess 1-4 or more years of experience in litigation focused on plaintiff personal injury.
  • Hold a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Maintain an active California bar membership in good standing.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of adeptly managing caseloads and successfully resolving cases for substantial value.
  • Exhibit strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Showcase excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Embrace a client-focused approach, coupled with robust interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Uphold high ethical standards and a steadfast commitment to professional integrity.



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