Litigation Counsel

Glenn D Godfrey and Company LLP
35 Barrack Rd
Belize City
Belize

Category
Industry
Legal
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Godfrey Law firm in Belize is looking for an Attorney who wants to continue honing his/ her skills, but in a firm setting. We’re looking for someone to handle all aspects of a case from initial investigation, pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motion practice, and, yes, even trial work. Many trials in which our in-house Attorneys played a significant role.

Proactively consider lessons learned for each matter and monitor trends in claims and litigation both inside and outside of the Firm and advise and communicate regarding same within the Legal Department and with the business unit leaders;
Provide advice and counsel with respect to processes, and documentation, as requested;
Conduct other litigation related tasks including effectively managing electronic discovery and legal holds, responding to subpoenas, and defending depositions.
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

Hands-on experience handling the initial aspects of litigation, including the initial investigation, legal research, pleadings, motions practice, and some discovery.
Law degree from accredited law school and bar admission in good standing, with no disciplinary record
Minimum 3 years litigation experience, including experience with written discovery, depositions, motions, and hearings
Strong presence and interpersonal skills, with the ability to quickly gain the confidence of clients and employees at all levels of the firm.
Excellent ability to communicate effectively and tactfully, in person, in writing, and by telephone, at all levels of the organization
Ability to adapt as necessary and establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with co-workers, subordinates, in-house attorneys.
Proficiency with MS Office, JustisOne, and/or other computer research tools
Integrity and commitment to the highest ethical standards and personal values, including proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
Employer Contact Information
Glenn D Godfrey and Company LLP
Glenn Godfrey
35 Barrack Rd
Belize City
Belize
Glenn D Godfrey and Company LLP Glenn Godfrey
Glenn D. Godfrey & Co LLP is a full service law firm, with special expertise in the fields of copyright, patents, trademarks and other intellectual property, domestic, international, and offshore banking, multi-jurisdictional finance, international insurance (including captive insurance), corporate and commercial matters, asset protection, trust formation, fiduciary services and real estate transactions.

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