Blog

Attorney – Civil Litigation Defense

Are you fed up with the bureaucratic, hierarchical, cut-throat law-firm experience?  Join our diverse, dynamic, fast-paced, hard-working and successful team, and help us build the new normal.

Zupkus & Angell is looking for an Associate Attorney experienced in bad faith, premises liability, and/or employment litigation to join its civil litigation defense practice.

Non-traditional compensation structures, fantastic benefits, and flexible scheduling are available.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Trial and arbitration preparation and participation;
• Active participation in case development and investigation;
• Analysis of complex legal issues, and preparation of arguments;
• Drafting motions and other documents in Federal and District Courts and Arbitration Proceedings;
• Preparation and participation in depositions and preparatory sessions therefor;
• Drafting correspondence to clients and counsel;

The successful candidate has:
• The ability to maintain a demanding litigation workload;
• Exceptional brief writing skills;
• Attention to detail;
• Critical thinking capabilities;
• Outstanding communication skills;
• Versatile problem-solving abilities;
• Self-motivation and independence;
• Adaptability in a fluid and dynamic work environment;
• A strong work ethic;
• A passion for the practice of law;
• 4-7 years of litigation experience;
• Active license in good standing with the Colorado State Bar; and
• High proficiency with many of the following tools: Westlaw, Pacer, Clio, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Nuance Power PDF, Microsoft 365

In your cover letter, please address the following topics:
• Why you chose in the legal profession;
• Your ideal work environment;
• Your relationship with technology;
• The proudest moment in your legal career; and
• Something about yourself outside of the legal profession.

Please use the form on this page to submit your application materials and two writing samples, each from a different case (not to exceed 10 pages, total).

Are you fed up with the bureaucratic, hierarchical, cut-throat law-firm experience? Join our diverse, dynamic, fast-paced, hard-working and successful team, and help us build the new “normal”.

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the ZALaw team. If you would like to be considered for any of the positions listed at left, please complete the form below. We will respond at our earliest opportunity.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please upload files in .PDF, .DOC, or .DOCX file format. File size limit - 5MB.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.