Associate Attorney – Orlando / Tampa

Watson Sloane is searching for an Associate Attorney to join its Orlando or Tampa office. This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic law firm environment and experience a variety of areas of law.

Candidate must be professional, well-organized, detail-oriented, customer service focused, have professional oral and written communication skills, be able to prioritize multiple assignments, and work well under pressure with a “can do” and positive attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct legal research and analysis.
  • Draft internal and external legal memoranda and correspondence, legal opinions, contractual documents, etc.
  • Review, analyze and summarize contractual and other legal documents.
  • Assist with due diligence reviews.
  • Negotiate contractual issues and legal disputes.
  • Anticipate, identify and mitigate legal issues for the Firm and for clients.
  • Assist with updating Firm legal forms and databases and assist with the standardization of processes relating to assigned practice area(s).
  • Assist with document assembly and review.
  • Coordinate organization, execution and delivery of closing documents.
  • Ensure timely completion of work prior to applicable deadlines.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Juris Doctorate and a member in good standing of the Florida Bar.
  • Exceptional work ethic, organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional research and writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a positive attitude; ability to demonstrate leadership with an emphasis on ethical conduct, honesty and integrity.
  • Strong desire to serve others and capable of supporting multiple people and multiple functions.
  • Must be self-starter with a strong desire to succeed; capable of handling and appropriately prioritizing tasks independently, proactively and efficiently.
  • Team player who puts others above him/herself and demonstrates loyalty to the Firm.
  • Ability to perform a multitude of tasks with limited direction and capable of making difficult judgment calls; capable of dealing with diverse personalities and routine stress.
  • Must have solid understanding of Florida Rules of Professional Conduct.

 

Please apply directly with Firm Administrator, Jessica Dalziel, at j.dalziel@watsonsloane.com.  Resumes will be held in confidence.