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Criminal Defense Attorney

Company: Rose Legal Services, LLC
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking an additional full-time Criminal Defense Attorney to join our team at our Sunset Hills location. We are interested in full-time attorneys with experience and new attorneys who recently graduated from law school. Attorneys who have worked in a Public Defender's Office or Prosecuting Attorney's Office or have experience conducting criminal trials are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience in criminal law is Not required, but a passion for criminal defense and helping people IS.

Our main office is located in Sunset Hills. We have a small satellite office in O'Fallon, MO, and we have plans to expand to Illinois. Law School Graduates Who Passed The July 2023 Bar Exam Are Encouraged To Apply.

In addition to the annual salary, we offer a competitive benefits package:

--- Technology Allowance
--- Paid Time Off
--- Reimbursement for mileage, licensing fees, and bar dues
--- Professional liability insurance
--- Health Insurance Allowance
--- Retirement Plan with employer match

We have staff to assist with tasks that do not require a bar card. Therefore, the responsibilities for this position are limited to attorney work, including:
--- Conducting evidentiary hearings, depositions, and trials
--- Consultations with leads
--- Meeting with clients to discuss the discovery and negotiate plea offers
--- Communicating with prosecutors, court personnel, and clients
--- Attending docket calls at state and municipal courts
--- Legal research and drafting
--- Although there is no expectation to generate business, this position does require learning our Intake System, speaking with leads who call the office, and signing the leads up

The ideal person to fill this role will be an organized, responsible, honest self-starter who is eager to learn and motivated to obtain the best possible outcomes for our clients. The ideal candidate is self-aware, has a "growth mindset," and embraces and adopts technology and innovations. Other requirements include:
--- A Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school
--- Missouri license to practice law
--- Strong typing and technology skills (our firm relies heavily on technology, especially
--- Microsoft Office products)
--- Strong organizational and follow-up skills
--- Excellent oral and written communication skills
--- Good time management and problem-solving skills
--- Ability to work well independently but, more importantly as part of a team
--- Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment, and discretion
--- An Illinois law license is beneficial but not required. This is a full-time position with immediate availability
--- Candidates who have performed well on assessments will be given first priority
--- Assessments for Microsoft Systems and Typing are required. Assessments for Attention to Detail, Reliability, Work Motivation, Following Directions, Verbal Communication, and Written Communication, are also relevant

About Company:
Rose Legal Services LLC is a thriving criminal defense and DWI law firm in St. Louis, MO. We are a team of attorneys who dedicate our practice exclusively to representing people who have been charged, arrested, or investigated for a crime. We also handle closely related civil litigation, such as expungements, driver's license cases, and orders of protection. We endeavor to obtain the best possible outcomes for our clients and to provide an excellent client experience. Most of all, we believe in SECOND CHANCES.

Our culture is built around our CORE VALUES, including:

Acting with UNCOMPROMISING INTEGRITY in everything we doCARING about our clients and each otherTEAMWORK - focusing on the best interests of our clients, the firm, and each otherEmbracing a GROWTH MINDSET - continually educating ourselves and embracing new technologyRELENTLESSLY FOCUSING ON THE CLIENT EXPERIENCE.

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