Associate Attorney

 

Our company is a well-known and respected law firm located in Conway, NH. We are seeking an experienced and passionate attorney to relocate to the Mount Washington Valley area. Excellent opportunity for associate to be considered for Partnership track in a firm with an existing client base in Maine and New Hampshire. Law firm focuses include personal injury, estate planning, business and corporate law, real estate, Municipal law, probate law and litigation, and civil and criminal litigation.

 

Objectives of this Role

  • Be well versed in New Hampshire law

  • Advise, advocate for, or represent our clients’ interests or issues

  • Write cleanly persuasive motions and filings

  • Maintain a regular schedule of hearings, court appearances, and conferences based on case requirements

 

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a diverse range of agreements, and file comprehensive complaints and airtight responses

  • Work closely with team to prepare comprehensive briefs and motions on each case that goes to trial; prepare persuasive motions

  • Interface with clients about discovery, depositions, trial preparation, and other case-related work

  • Conduct depositions and discovery; perform industry research on legal matters as well applicable legislation

  • Make court appearances, hearings, and pre-trial conferences

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA)

  • State bar certification in New Hampshire; certification in Maine also preferred

  • 2-4 years’ experience

  • Extremely detail oriented with ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Litigation experience

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Great client interface skills

  • Outstanding storytelling abilities (the root of a persuasive line of questioning or closing argument)

  • The ability to review and understand a complex P&L and cash flow statement

 

Conway is located in the White Mountains, nestled in the beautiful Mount Washington Valley, with easy access to the ocean beaches and Boston. The area is home to a vibrant and growing community of professionals and includes a variety of arts offerings, restaurants, shopping, and recreation venues that one would expect when working and living in a dynamic urban center. Hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, and numerous other outdoor activities are abundant. Additionally, New Hampshire offers a relatively low cost of living with reasonable housing prices and no state income or sales tax.

 

The firm encourages a healthy work/life balance, competitive compensation, and benefits commensurate with experience and job performance. Leave behind your long commute and join us to work with experienced professionals in a client-focused, collegial, and casual work environment. Please, provide a resume and cover letter with expression of interest.

Please, provide a resume and cover letter with expression of interest to ewhitaker@dewhurstlaw.com.

 

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