Civil Litigation Associate

San Francisco, California Attorney Posted January 11, 2023
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Title: Civil Litigation Associate 
Location: San Francisco, California 
Company Description: Civil Litigation Law Firm
Salary: $110,000-$150,000
Salary is commensurate with experience and is an estimated range provided by JBC


We are seeking a tactical civil litigation attorney for a dynamic civil litigation law firm with 2- 5 plus years of experience. We desire a candidate with an exceptional commitment to service who can carry out all litigation phases, from case management and motion practice to mediations and trials. If you have civil litigation experience and persuasive oral and written communication skills, you are the litigation attorney we’re seeking. The team includes effective and seasoned legal professionals dedicated to providing consistent mentorship to aspiring associate attorneys. If this interests you, we would love to hear from you.


  • Represent clients with insurance coverage and civil litigation proceedings to argue court motions and in-house claims
  • Identify insurance client conflicts to determine case arguments that offer ideal options for resolution
  • Help oversee insurance firm paralegals, litigation associates, administrative staff, legal assistants, and others, as assigned
  • Develop and carry out promising legal defense strategies by performing legal research, auditing for coverage issues, and drafting legal documents
  • Weigh all available options for successful insurance case first-party action and advise clients accordingly
  • Prepare all necessary legal documents for policyholders and cases, including briefs, motions, pleadings, and correspondence
  • Provide mentorship to administrative staff in regards to insurance law, clients’ billing, invoicing, meetings, and projects



  • Graduation from law school with Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and experience representing clients for a minimum of two years
  • More than one year in the insurance industry as an insurance coverage attorney, insurance defense attorney, or similar role in an insurance law firm is necessary
  • Current, active membership California bar association is required
  • Experience using legal research programs such as Westlaw and Lexis required
  • Solid decision-making, interpersonal communication, and public speaking skills are non-negotiable
  • Effectively manage the demands of a heavy caseload without the need for supervision


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