Job Openings

Job Title Type Expiration Date Job Description
Legal Assistant / Paralegal
Full Time
11/2/2022

Legal Assistant/Paralegal with 2-5 years’ experience in personal injury for a small Lafayette Law Office. Must be proficient in Word, have organizational and communication skills, able to draft correspondence, documents, pleadings and summarize medicals, and familiar with timekeeping and bookkeeping. Salary will depend on experience.

Closing Assistant
Full Time
11/2/2022

Onebane Law Firm and its subsidiary, SOLA Title, has an opening for a full-time entry-level Closing Assistant. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented with excellent customer service skills and have the ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment. Candidates must be proficient in MS Word. Previous office/clerical experience is a plus. This position offers on-the-job training and is an excellent career development opportunity for the right candidate. It includes an extensive benefits package with group health and life insurance, profit sharing, 401(k) and match, short and long-term disability, dental and vision coverage, paid time off for sick, vacation and holidays.

Please send your resume to [email protected]

 Associate Attorney
Full Time
 11/2/2022

Prominent, Lafayette law firm that is multi-located is looking for an Associate with 2-5 years' experience.  Must have Insurance Defense/Coverage Litigation experience.  Wonderful opportunity with an excellent compensation package!  Strong academics are required. Please send your resume in Word to [email protected]

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Legal Secretary

Full Time

10/31/2022

Legal defense firm located in Oil Center is searching for an experienced full-time Legal Secretary to support one of the partners of the firm.  Job duties include dictation, typing, time entry, file management.  Insurance defense experience a plus.  Must have strong organizational and communication skills, and be energetic and motivated.  Excellent compensation package.  Please send resume to [email protected].

Litigation Secretary 

Full Time

 10/31/2022

Webre and Associates, a busy personal injury and professional malpractice litigation firm, seeks experienced legal secretary with 1-3 years of experience. Must be detail oriented and a team player. Excellent work environment.

Please send resumes to [email protected].

Legal Secretary

Full Time

10/31/2022

NeunerPate is a mid sized insurance defense firm seeking a legal secretary. Candidate would preferably be someone with at least 3 years of experience in litigation/insurance defense.

Qualifications: Outstanding organizational and time management skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, reporting skills, research skills, Legal Administrative skills, Litigation, client relationships, scheduling, attention to detail, excellent typing and proofreading skills, confidentiality, professionalism and dependability. Proficiency in software including MS Word, Outlook, Adobe, Excel. Ability to multi‑task in a fast‑paced environment.

Responsibilities: · Answering incoming calls · Handling incoming and outgoing mail as well as incoming and outgoing faxes and overnight packages · Maintaining all documents in firm’s document management system · Managing calendars, contacts and cases in firm’s case management system · Coordinating meetings, appointments and depositions · Preparing draft correspondence, draft pleadings and discovery · Follow-up on discovery and assist with administrative tasks · Electronically file pleadings with the courts; · Arranging travel and accommodations when needed; · Enter attorney time into firm’s time and billing system. Other legal secretary duties as assigned

Please send resumes to [email protected].

Law Clerk / Staff Attorney

Full Time

10/31/2022

Location:

Office of Judge Susan Theall

15th Judicial District Court – Family Court Division

800 S. Buchanan St. Lafayette, LA 70501

Position Title:Law Clerk / Staff Attorney

Looking For:

  • Law School Graduates
  • Licensed Attorneys
  • Family Law Experience Preferred

Job Description:

Judge Susan Theall is seeking a full-time law clerk / staff attorney beginning August 1, 2022.

The duties include, but are not limited to, organizing the docket for rule days; preparing bench memorandums; drafting judgments; acting as a go between for parties and the court; legal research and writing; analyzing pleadings; and any other tasks the court may need completed.

In additional to preparing the court prior to rule days, it is the responsibility of the clerk to conduct Zoom conferences. The clerk will need to learn the e-filing systems for Lafayette, Acadia and Vermilion Parishes. Within the system, the clerk will review filings and determine if they are suitable for Judge Theall to sign

Qualifications:

  • Must have a JD from an ABA accredited law school. If admitted to practice, candidates must be in good standing with the Louisiana State Bar Association.
  • Legal research, writing, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to convey legal concepts to attorneys and lay persons alike.
  • Knowledge of family law, including evidence and procedure.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with a diverse group of people, including attorneys and pro se parties.
  • Ability to work in an efficient, organized, and timely manner. Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently.

Hours:

Full Time,8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m., Monday through Friday

Please Send Resumes to:

Stephanie Van Fleet

337-261-5125

[email protected]

Attorney

Full Time

10/31/2022

Becker & Hebert seeks to further build its team by hiring an attorney with 2-5 years’ experience for its expanding practice in business, construction, governmental, and real estate law and litigation. Opportunity for front line and first chair responsibility. Competitive salary and benefits. Send confidential resume to [email protected].

Legal Secretary

Full Time

10/13/2022

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is a growing nationwide law firm and recently ranked 6th on Law360’s list of the 400 largest U.S. law firms.

The Lafayette office is seeking a Legal Secretary with at least 3 years' litigation experience. 

Candidates must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and support 3 attorneys efficiently.  This is not a work from home position.

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in calendaring and Microsoft office applications;
  • Experience with e-filing (Federal and State courts), docketing and online document management systems;
  • Ability to prioritize daily tasks to meet litigation deadlines and initiative to stay ahead of the curve;
  • Comfortable communicating with attorneys, courts and others involved in the process;
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well on your own and as part of a team; 
  • Ability to work well under pressure with a positive attitude and detail-oriented.
  • Flexibility to adhere to national policies and procedures which support our organization of over 50 offices and 1,600 attorneys.
  • Insurance defense litigation experience is a plus.

Lewis Brisbois offers competitive salaries and benefits including medical, dental and vision and other plans, paid sick and vacation time, holidays, covered parking and a 7.5 hour work day.

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and at least 3 supervisory references to [email protected].

Legal Assistant

Full Time

10/12/2022

A Lafayette law firm well-established in business litigation is seeking a Legal Assistant with law firm experience. Must be proficient in MS Word formatting and redlining with ability to e-file court documents, maintain physical and digital files and calendars, transcribe dictation, draft documents and correspondence, and communicate by email, fax, and telephone among other tasks. This is a full-time position offering group health insurance, 401 K with match, life insurance, and salary commensurate with experience. Please email your resume to [email protected].

Attorney/Associate

Full Time

9/31/2022

Haik, Minvielle, Grubbs & D’Albor is searching for an attorney with approximately 2-5 years of experience, although not necessary. We are looking for an associate that is ready and willing to assist in all aspects of our law practice inclusive of criminal defense, family law, personal injury and various other legal work as needed. The ideal candidate will be a team player, self-motivated, who is willing to work in a diverse law practice. Candidate must be licensed to practice law in the State of Louisiana and in good standing with the Louisiana Bar Association. Our firm is located in New Iberia, Louisiana. This position will be full-time. Must possess an ability to perform legal research and writings, attend Court hearings, meet with clients, draft pleadings, correspondence and work on various tasks. Starting pay will be discussed upon interview. Please submit resumes to [email protected] along with a contact phone number and email address.

16th Judicial District Court, Division B - Certified Court Reporter

Full Time

11/07/2022

JOB SUMMARY

To perform highly responsible duties of recording and transcribing verbatim records of judicial and jury trials, conferences, hearings or any other court proceedings where a record is required. Fully responsible for the preparation of a complete and accurate record of proceedings which may involve highly technical terminology used in a number of different fields. Work is performed in accordance with procedures established by the Court and is reviewed by the reporter upon completion for accuracy and content. Work is performed under the direction of the judge and judicial administrator, and performance is evaluated on the basis of feedback from individuals served, coworkers, and from direct observation.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

At a very high rate of speed, takes verbatim testimony, arguments of counsel, and rulings of the Court, by certifiable methods at trials, hearings, conferences, or any other court proceedings where a record is required; transcribes notes of such proceedings; edits and assembles final record in a format approved and ordered by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

* Files all transcripts in a timely manner and in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana.

* Insures that all equipment used by the reporter in court and the office is in proper working order.

* Reviews new statutes or changes in the law or rules of court that apply to court reporting and implements and complies with all requirements.

* All other responsibilities that come with the recording and transcribing of court proceedings according to court policy

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE GUIDELINES

Education/Training:

Must be certified with the Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters in one of the following methods: stenotype or stenomask.

Must comply with the requirements of all applicable laws, regulations, court rules, policies and procedures

Experience not necessary but preferred.

Must have experience using Zoom and ability to perform Court reporting duties using Zoom.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Environment: Work is performed primarily a courtroom and office setting. Maintain confidentiality of matters handled on a day-to-day basis. When needed, will have to work in various courtrooms within the 16th Judicial District, including St. Martinville, New Iberia and Franklin. Must be able to work a regular Monday through Friday court schedule with occasional overtime.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to sit for long periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (25 lbs.); to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

TO APPLY: To be considered, Application must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on September 2, 2022 through Indeed.com; include letter of introduction, resume and references. Click here to apply

Junior Associate, Litigator

Full Time

10/31/2022

Knezek Law is expanding! As an established Lafayette civil defense firm, we are seeking a litigation attorney with 2-5 years of experience in transportation, admiralty, environmental and worker’s compensation. Trial experience preferred but not required. Associate will work with partner, or senior associates, with rapid opportunities to conduct depositions, mediations and trials. This position has heavy emphasis on litigation representing major corporations including Fortune 100 and 500 companies. Outgoing, dynamic personality; strong work ethic and attention to detail are required traits. Candidate should demonstrate strong legal research and writing skills, verbal and written communication skills, and civil litigation experience to include discovery and motions practice. Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude. Ideal candidates will be able to confidently take and defend any type of depositions, including experts, and be able to handle all trial work-up. Immediate opportunity for second chair jury experience and, upon qualification, first chair trials. Compensation commensurate with experience, excellent benefits. Send resume and writing sample to [email protected]. All applications are considered confidential.

Benefits:

  • Generous salary and bonuses at rates that are typically greater than larger firms
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401k with match
  • Paid Vacation & Generous Holiday Days off
  • Telecommuting is also authorized as needed to maintain lifestyle and work/life balance
Litigation Attorney

Full Time

10/31/22

Knezek Law is expanding! As an established Lafayette civil defense firm, we are seeking an experienced litigation attorney with a minimum of 5 years of civil litigation and trial experience. We have immediate opportunities to defend Fortune 100 and 500 companies as well as several other corporate and government clients on large loss/catastrophic claims. Preferred experience in transportation, admiralty, environmental and worker’s compensation. The ideal candidate will have experience handling their own case load, court appearances, discovery, depositions, mediations and expert depositions. This position has heavy emphasis on litigation representing major corporations, so an ideal candidate will be able to confidently take and defend any type of depositions, including experts, and be able to handle all trial work-up. Compensation commensurate with experience, excellent benefits. Send resume and writing sample to [email protected] All applications are considered confidential.

Benefits:

  • Generous salary and bonuses at rates that are typically greater than larger firms
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401k with match
  • Paid Vacation & Generous Holiday Days off
  • Telecommuting is also authorized as needed to maintain lifestyle and work/life balance

Send resumes to [email protected]

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Full Time

10/5/22

Career opportunity Anderson Blanda & Saltzman, a top rated Lafayette personal injury law firm. Top pay and benefits for college graduate interested in executive assistant/paralegal position. No experience required, but experienced candidates are welcome. Typing and computer skills necessary. 36.5 hour work week with medical, paid vacation, and annual bonus program.

 

Send resumes to [email protected]

District Defender Selection

Full Time

9/7/22

Please click here to view job description. 

Receptionist/Office Assistant

Full Time

9/1/22

Law firm located in Oil Center seeking full-time receptionist/office assistant. Applicant must be dependable and have reliable transportation with insurance.  Previous law firm experience a plus. Duties include, but are not limited to, front desk receptionist, running errands, typing, printing, copying and scanning, stocking supplies, maintaining reception area, breakroom and conference rooms. Submit confidential resume with references to [email protected].

Legal Secretary

Full Time

8/23/22

Experienced Legal Secretary Microsoft Office, Adobe experience. ProLaw experience, a plus. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Benefits package available. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: answering incoming calls, handling incoming and outgoing mail, faxes and overnight packages, maintaining all documents in firm's document management system, Managing calendars, contacts and cases in firm's case managment system, coordinating meetings, appointments and depositions, preparing draft correspondence, draft pleadings and discovery, follow-up discovery and assist with administrative tasks and electronically file pleadings with the courts.

Application Link/Email Address:
[email protected]

Associate Attorney

Full Time

8/23/22

Briney Foret Corry is seeking a full-time associate attorney for our busy insurance defense practice. Two plus years of experience is preferred. The applicant should have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and communication skills. Competitive benefit package and salary is dependent on experience. To join our collaborative team of attorneys in a great work atmosphere, email resume, writing sample and transcripts to: [email protected]

Application Link/Email Address:
[email protected]

Litigation Attorney - New Orleans

Full Time

8/15/2022
  • 3+ yrs. experience
  • Must have workers compensation (Insurance Defense)
  • Full compensation package
  • Salary, DOE 

Resumes in Word format to [email protected]

 

Litigation Associate - Metarie, LA

Full Time

8/15/2022

Multi-located law firm looking for a Litigation Associate:

  • 1-5 yrs. experience
  • Strong academics are required
  • Insurance Defense experience
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Position may be worked from any of the firms locations that include Metairie, Lafayette, Northshore, and Baton Rouge
  • Salary, DOE

Resumes in Word format to melanieward@espressorecruiting.com

Associate Attorney for the General Liability and Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith practice groups

Full Time

08/15/2022 Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is a growing national law firm with 50+ offices. The Lafayette office is seeking an associate attorney for the General Liability and Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith practice groups.

Candidates should have at least 3 years of general liability experience, be licensed to practice in Louisiana and have prior experience with time entry. This position may assist with our first party property, coverage and bad faith caseload where needed.

Responsibilities will include all aspects of case handling and management, including law and motion work, taking and defending depositions, and making court appearances.

The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials, solid writing and communication skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision within the office daily. This is not a work from home position.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume, writing sample and law school transcript to [email protected]. Please no recruiters or law clerks regarding this posting.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team of nearly 1,600 attorneys at the nation's 6th largest law firm.

Senior Associate

Full Time

 
08/15/2022 Senior Litigation Associate - Partnership Track – Job Opportunity: Want to actively litigate, meet with and really get to know clients and go to court more often? Are you interested in working with a team where you are not micromanaged and are encouraged to take depositions and first and second chair trials? Are you looking to join a dynamic practice with access to a strong mentoring opportunity, top-notch technology support, in a respectful and collegial downtown Lafayette office environment with flexible and competitive compensation incentives, benefits, and flex work schedules? If so, this unique law firm opportunity may be for you. All inquiries are highly confidential. For more information, please send your resume to: Michelle Bech Executive & Attorney Recruiting, LLC [email protected] or call (504) 388-3463.
Legal Assistant Full-Time 7/15/22 Legal Assistant with experience in insurance defense for small Lafayette firm. Must be proficient in MS office, have strong organizational and communication skills, able to draft correspondence, documents, and summarize, and familiar with timekeeping. Benefits include paid group health insurance. Available 401K with match. Salary depends on experience. Please forward resumes to [email protected].
 Associate Attorney Full Time 7/10/22 Parker & Landry, LLC is seeking a full-time associate attorney for our Lafayette office. At least one year of civil litigation is required (2-4 years of experience preferred). Workers' compensation experience is also strongly preferred but not necessary. Candidates should have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and communication skills, and experience with capturing billable hours. Responsibilities will include all aspects of litigation. Salary and year-end bonuses are commensurate with experience; full benefits are included. Resumes should be sent to [email protected]
 Full-Time Associate Attorney  Full-Time  7/7/22  Judice & Adley is seeking a full-time associate attorney for our busy defense practice. Three years of experience is preferred. The applicant should have excellent research and writing skills to support litigation team with a primary focus in professional liability defense and medical malpractice defense. Competitive salary and benefits are offered. Please send resumes to [email protected].
 Associate Attorney (3-5 years experience)  Full-Time  7/1/22 Leah B. Guilbeau & Associates Staff Counsel for the Law Department of State Farm Insurance Company is looking for an associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience. Some defense experience is preferred, but not necessary. All information received will be kept confidential. Benefit Package is competitive and salary is based on level of experience. This is for a full-time position for our Lafayette office. Please email all inquiries and a copy of your resume to [email protected] 
 Family Law Associate  Full-Time  6/26/22 Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith’s Lafayette office seeks a family law associate with 1+ years of civil litigation experience. We are an AV-rated regional litigation firm with other offices in Mandeville and New Orleans, Louisiana, as well as Texas, Mississippi, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. We offer a generous compensation package, year-end bonus and benefits. This is an ideal opportunity for an energetic candidate with strong educational credentials and interpersonal skills. Interested applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample via email to [email protected].

Part-Time Runner

Part time 6/14/22

Part time runner needed for downtown Lafayette Law Firm. Flexible schedule but hours will be in the afternoons Mon-Fri Responsibilities include: Delivering paperwork within the office Running errands as needed such as post office/bank/office supply/grocery Ordering/Restocking office supplies Making copies/faxing/any job that supports the office staff Answering the phone when receptionist is not available Keep kitchen area clean and restocked Other duties as needed Candidate should be able to work well unsupervised, be organized and able to prioritize and multitask. Must have reliable vehicle, mileage will be paid and parking will be provided. Please submit resume, or a letter with previous experience and contact information, and hours of availability. Student must be available during summer since this is a year round job. Available during summer since this is a year round job. Rate of pay is $9.00 per hour and approximately 15-25 hours per week.. Please let me know if you need any additional information.  Resumes can be sent to [email protected]

 Mental Health Coordinator/Bookkeeper  Full- Time  5/25/22

This Judicial Diversion and Intervention for Mental Health Coordinator will be responsible for the development, implementation and tracking of the JDIMH grant. They will develop and track the program and assist in the collaboration with judicial partners including, Acadiana Area Human Services District, Beacon Community Connections, and other as needed to meet the goals of the program grant. The goal of this grant is to avoid arrest and subsequent revocation of probation of individuals struggling to comply with probation due to mental health and/or substance abuse problems. This position will report to the Court Administrator.
The position as approved is a full-time position working equally between the Mental Health Grant and as bookkeeper for Court Administration. Click HERE for more information. Interested individuals please send resume to [email protected]