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Litigation Attorney – Cape Girardeau, MO

Position Summary

Spencer Fane has an opening in our Cape Girardeau office for an experienced Litigation attorney with 6+ years of experience. An ideal candidate will have experience with all phases of complex commercial and serious personal injury litigation, including fact investigation, legal research, drafting discovery, preparing pleadings, taking and defending depositions, participating in mediations, communicating with opposing counsel and clients, and appearing in court for motions and pre-hearing proceedings. Prior trial experience, either first or second chair, is preferred.

The below qualifications are required:

  • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school with an excellent academic record
  • Admission to the Missouri bar
  • Ability to interface directly with attorneys and clients
  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong decision-making, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Outstanding judgment
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects
  • Ability to develop and implement legal strategies
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to take ownership

Please send resume to jobs@spencerfane.com.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Our current COVID-19 precaution(s)

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Significant work from home support