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Job Title Type Expiration Date Job Description

Litigation Associate (Lafayette)

Full Time 2/1/2023

Looking for a new professional home with a collaborative culture, people-first approach, and a commitment to quality? Kean Miller is seeking an associate attorney in our expanding Lafayette office to join our offshore energy, marine and casualty litigation practice. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong research, writing, communication, and advocacy skills. Candidates must demonstrate the ability and the desire to interact directly with Kean Miller’s clients and to further develop client and referral relationships. The successful candidate should have a track record of high achievement, the desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment and the ability to work as part of a team. A current state bar license is required. 

With 190 attorneys from offices in Lafayette, Lake Charles, Houston, The Woodlands, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Shreveport, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the regional economy. Our people provide creative solutions, unique strategies, and unparalleled value that allow our clients to perform at the highest level. 

What Kean Miller Offers 

We offer a people-driven culture, meaningful work, a well-defined path to partnership, highly competitive salaries, and an extensive benefits package that includes paid health, life, disability, and 401(k). 

Kean Miller is committed to supporting and encouraging our attorneys though our mentor program as well as our robust in-house attorney development program. We provide professional development in the areas of client relationships and business development, practice skills, business and financial skills, and personal development. 

How to Apply 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to [email protected] All submissions are held in the strictest confidence. 

The Firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state, federal, and local laws and strictly prohibits, and does not tolerate, discrimination against employees, applicants, and others based upon race, color, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, transsexual status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, religion, creed, genetic tests or genetic information, sickle cell trait, or any other status, characteristic, or activity protected by applicable law. This applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, and discharge. 

Staff Attorney (Multiple Positions)

  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • Franklin
  • Alexandria
  • Shreveport
  • Monroe
  • Natchitoches
Full Time 1/17/2023

Come work with great people who do hard work to better the lives of low-income and vulnerable individuals in our communities.  Be a part of a non-profit law firm, with 100+ employees in seven offices across Louisiana, that seeks legal justice while understanding the value of work-life balance.  Work independently and as part of a team to obtain positive results for clients with a focus on civil law matters that include:  Family Law, Child in Need of Care, Disaster Recovery, Domestic Violence, Public Benefits, Elder Law, Successions, Housing, and Consumer Law positions that are available in Alexandria, Franklin, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, Natchitoches, and Shreveport.

Applicants should be a member of Louisiana State Bar and licensed to practice law in Louisiana, with preference given to candidates with clinical or legal aid experience.  Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, be comfortable interacting with low-income clients, and be able to learn electronic case management system.   

Description: Acadiana Legal Service Corporation is seeking licensed, full-time Staff Attorneys to represent low-income and elderly people in civil matters that are stated above.

Requirements:  Including but not limited to...

  • Expected to provide quality legal services to our low-income client population in a manner that is both compassionate and efficient.  
  • Any attorney must be a self-starter and have a demonstrated commitment and understanding of the legal problems and needs of low-income clients.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and must be capable of meeting deadlines and performing multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain positive relations with a diverse population. 

Salary & Benefits:

  • Entry level salary of $53,148 is negotiable depending on experience.  Candidates with more experience can expect a higher range salary.
  • As a Staff Attorney, you may also be eligible for participating in the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.  This program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 annually to attorneys carrying law school debt.
  • Additionally, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program through the U.S. Department of Education, currently forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan.
  • This position offers great fringe benefits that include paid employee health, vision, dental, and disability plans as well as a generous 403(b) retirement contribution plan.  Federal law prohibits an outside practice of law.  The Staff Attorney must be a LSBA licensed attorney AA/EEO Employer.  Salary DOE with great benefits provided by employer.
  • $5,000 Hiring Incentive! All newly hired Staff Attorneys will be awarded a hiring and retention incentive.  Half will be provided after the 90-work day probationary period and the other half will be paid if you are still employed after one year from hire date.

Our Mission:  Acadiana Legal Service Corporation makes hope, dignity, and justice available primarily to low-income, disadvantaged, and other eligible residents through high quality and aggressive civil legal assistance and education.

Our Vision:  We envision a state where low-income, disadvantaged, and other eligible residents have access to services and resources to meet their basic needs and where they can vindicate their legal rights and be treated fairly throughout the civil justice system.  We will expand our visibility and influence in the community by identifying partnerships and developing alliances to deliver services which will enhance the lives and effectively address the needs of low-income and disadvantaged people.  The community will recognize us for our excellence, courage, and compassion.

16th Judicial District Court Law Clerk (Div. A & B)

Full Time 12/09/2022

Judges Thibodeaux and de Mahy are seeking a full-time law clerk with experience in legal research and writing.  Preference will be given to applicants with some law practice/courtroom experience.  Office is in St. Martinville.  Please send your resume with references and a cover letter discussing your legal research experience to [email protected] before 4:00pm on December 9, 2022. Strong research and writing skills are required, as well as being proficient with Lexis.  Office hours are 8:30am-4:30pm with 35 hours per week work requirement.  Benefits include health and dental insurance, parochial retirement after one year of employment, vacation and sick leave in addition to regular court holidays/closures.

Attorney

Full Time  1/14/2023

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team! As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture. We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more! Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits , locations and the process of joining the State Farm team! Responsibilities Leah B. Guilbeau & Associates, staff counsel for the Law Department of State Farm Insurance companies, is seeking an insurance defense trial attorney to join our Lafayette, LA office. PREDOMINATELY REMOTE OPPORTUNITIES MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR CANDIDATES RESIDING IN CALCASIEU PARISH ONLY (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF 1-2X PER MONTH IN OFFICE REQUIREMENT). ALL OTHER CANDIDATES WOULD BE REQUIRED TO ADHERE TO THE STANDARD HYBRID APPROACH. The candidate should be detail oriented with strong organizational skills, possess strong interpersonal skills, superior oral advocacy and writing skills, the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, and manage a caseload where all work is time sensitive. The position is classified as a hybrid role, meaning that the work arrangement calls for hours in the office and virtually. Everyone in a hybrid role is required to spend some time in the office. Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs. Based in Lafayette, LA, we enjoy an active and busy civil trial practice. We provide a congenial, team-oriented, and professional work environment with skilled support staff.

Qualifications:

  • 3-7 years of civil litigation/jury trial experience, preferably in insurance defense practice
  • Must have a law degree from ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
  • Must have active license to practice law in Louisiana and be a member in good standing with the state bar
  • Experience working in a paperless environment
  • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/NaRDg2f7eLML8SRM1SqkpE PI196799277

Secretary

Full Time 2/08/2023

Established Lafayette law firm currently seeking a full-time legal assistant. Qualifications for ideal candidate include familiarity with various court procedures and understanding of the litigation process.  Great opportunity for applicants with at least 3+ years of experience and strong organizational skills.  Applicant must have strong written communication skills including writing, typing, and proofing.  Experience with Mac computers and Microsoft Office suite preferred, but not required.

This individual will be responsible for preparation of correspondence, pleadings, electronic filing and managing attorney’s calendars as well as other routine office duties including filing, copying, scanning, etc.  Competitive salary to commensurate with experience, plus benefits.

Please email a resume to [email protected] if you or someone you know may be interested. 

File Clerk

2/08/2023

Looking to fill a part time file clerk/runner position at our law firm.  Ideal candidate would be available during the hours of 11am – 5pm Monday through Friday, work well in a professional environment with little supervision and have good time management skills.  Experience with Mac computers and Microsoft Office suite preferred, but not required.  A good driving record, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance are required. 

This individual will be responsible for any requests that support office staff such as faxing, filing, copying, scanning, and running errands as needed to places such as post office, bank, clerk of court, etc. Keeping the copy rooms and kitchen area restocked as well as answering phones when the receptionist is not available.

Please email a resume to [email protected] if you or someone you know would be interested. 

Litigation Attorney

Full Time
1/12/2023

The Lafayette office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is seeking an associate attorney for the General Liability and Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith practice groups.

Candidates should have at least 2 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.

We believe in a work/life balance, therefore this position is only required to bill 1,950 hours annually. For those electing to exceed to 1,950 hours, we offer a very generous bonus for each additional 50 billable hours billed over 1,950.

Responsibilities will include all aspects of case handling and management. 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 a resume, writing sample and law school transcript to [email protected].

Paralegal

Full Time
1/05/2023

Duties to include: correspondence and pleadings; preparing discovery and discovery responses; document management; preparing for depositions, mediation, and trial. Medical record chronologies and summaries. Candidate must have a knowledge of court websites and research skills and be familiar with the federal and state rules of procedure. Candidate should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. Each candidate should have an aptitude for detail, the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have experience with computerized databases, document management programs, and on-line services. Candidates must have either a bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate. A minimum of three to five years’ insurance defense experience is preferred. Competitive salary, full benefits package including 99% employer funded health care for employees, employer H S A contribution, paid sick, paid vacation, employer paid life insurance policy, 401K retirement plan Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Health savings account Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift.

Please send resumes to [email protected]

Legal Secretary
Full Time
1/05/2023

Lafayette law firm is seeking an experienced seeks experienced legal secretary with 1-3 years of experience. Applicant must have experience using Microsoft Word & Excel. Duties include but not limited to talking with clients, opening files, setting depositions and handling discovery. Applicant must be organized, a team player, self-motivated, attentive to detail and have the ability to take direction and to work independently. Salary is commensurate with experience. Resumes may be emailed to [email protected]

Paralegal For Personal Injury Litigation Practice in State and Federal Court
Full Time
1/05/2023

Position requires organization, ability to manage and maintain a calendar, proficiency in computer skills (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Adobe, Case Management Software, etc.), fast and accurate typing, strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have 10 years of legal experience. Salary and benefits are negotiable and meet or exceed local industry rate. Full-Time Position with Benefits. Please send resume to [email protected]

 Contract Attorney(s)
Part Time
 10/18/2022

Funded by a recent generous grant from the Louisiana Bar Foundation, the Lafayette Bar Foundation LVL program is currently seeking contract attorney(s) for up to 20 hours per week to represent Protective Order clients in Title 46 hearings in Lafayette Parish.

Contract attorney positions require admission to practice law in Louisiana and for the attorney to be in good standing with the Louisiana State Bar Association. Contract attorneys are paid for time spent handling cases, reporting information, time spent on administrative duties, and time spent for travel back and forth to court. The hourly rate is $24 per hour. Mileage is excluded from the hourly rate.

To apply send resume/CV to Marilyn Lopez, [email protected], by EOD on October 18, 2022.

Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal
Full Time
 1/03/23

Lafayette law firm is seeking an experienced personal injury litigation paralegal with minimum 5 years of experience. 

Applicant must have experience using Microsoft Word & Excel.  Duties include but not limited to opening files, setting depositions and handling discovery.  

Applicant must be organized, self-motivated, attentive to detail and have the ability to take direction and to work independently. 

Firm provides excellent benefits.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Resumes may be emailed to [email protected]

Receptionist / Office Assistant
Full Time
12/31/2022

Lafayette law firm 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, filing, copying, scanning and document management, running errands.  Submit confidential resume with references to [email protected].  

Legal Assistant
Full Time
12/31/2022

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].

Attorney
Full Time
12/31/2022

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits , locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!

Responsibilities

Leah B. Guilbeau & Associates, staff counsel for the Law Department of State Farm Insurance companies, is seeking an insurance defense trial attorney to join our Lafayette, LA office.

PREDOMINATELY REMOTE OPPORTUNITIES MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR CANDIDATES RESIDING IN CALCASIEU PARISH ONLY (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF 1-2X PER MONTH IN OFFICE REQUIREMENT). ALL OTHER CANDIDATES WOULD BE REQUIRED TO ADHERE TO THE STANDARD HYBRID APPROACH.

The candidate should be detail oriented with strong organizational skills, possess strong interpersonal skills, superior oral advocacy and writing skills, the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, and manage a caseload where all work is time sensitive. The position is classified as a hybrid role, meaning that the work arrangement calls for hours in the office and virtually. Everyone in a hybrid role is required to spend some time in the office. Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs.

Based in Lafayette, LA, we enjoy an active and busy civil trial practice. We provide a congenial, team-oriented, and professional work environment with skilled support staff.

Qualifications

  • 3-7 years of civil litigation/jury trial experience, preferably in insurance defense practice
  • Must have a law degree from ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
  • Must have active license to practice law in Louisiana and be a member in good standing with the state bar
  • Experience working in a paperless environment
  • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/E51ErVfWNKRW2fY4MSXzZO

Receptionist / Runner
Part Time
12/31/2022

Receptionist/Runner The Landry Law Firm is currently seeking a Receptionist/Runner to handle day to day activities such as answering phones, filing, copying legal documents/correspondence, filing pleadings at various courthouses. Skills needed are critical thinking, desire to learn and strong communication skills are a plus and applicants should be able to use Microsoft Word, work independently, schedule meetings, maintain calendars, and email on Microsoft Outlook. Excellent grammar, organizational and detail-oriented skills with the ability to multi-task are essential. This is a part-time position paid hourly. All inquiries are confidential.

 

Interested candidates may forward their résumé to [email protected] or [email protected]

Receptionist / Office Assistant
Full Time
12/02/2022

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
12/02/2022

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].

Associate Attorney
Full Time
 11/30/2022

Wray & Associates, an established Baton Rouge area law firm; emphasizing the practice of construction litigation, seeks an experienced Litigation Attorney. This is an opportunity to work with and learn from our members to develop your skills. 

Position Summary:

Our office is seeking a Litigation Associate to join our team and assume a role in litigation. The candidate should be motivated to take cases to trial, have expertise in client communication and the ability to multi-task, and be excited to work collaboratively with our team. 

Duties include, but are not limited to, performing legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, motions and pleadings, attending court conferences, taking and defending depositions, handling discovery-related activities and investigations, and drafting of motions.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate should be highly motivated and eager to handle multiple civil litigation cases.
  • Must have 5+ years’ Litigation experience.
  • Strong writing and research skills.
  • Experience must include taking depositions and managing discovery.
  • Experience with Construction law desired but not required.
  • Must be licensed to practice in Louisiana and in good standing.

To be considered, please forward a resume and a writing sample to Russ Wray [email protected]. Any recommendation from former employers would be beneficial.

Our office is now operating onsite with the flexibility to work remotely. Our office is located just North of Baton Rouge in St. Francisville, LA. We offer relocation assistance should you not live in the Baton Rouge area. Health insurance is provided on the first of the month on or following 30 days of full-time employment.

Legal Assistant
Full Time
11/29/2022

We are looking to add a full-time legal assistant with litigation experience in both state and federal courts to our team. Candidates must be highly organized; capable of handling and prioritizing competing tasks; attentive to detail; communicate efficiently and effectively; and thrive as a member of a team. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Please send resumes to [email protected].

Legal Secretary / Paralegal
Full Time
11/29/2022

full legal secretarial duties for two older attorneys and, if qualified, paralegal duties too

 

Send resumes to [email protected].

Legal Assistant
Full Time
11/29/2022

Hightower Law Firm is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant with exceptional experience in case management, monitoring calendars, documentation, dictation and confidentiality.  Must have outstanding organizational and time management skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, professionalism and dependability.  Must be computer proficient (preferably Windows 10, MS Word, Outlook, Adobe, Excel and Sage Timeslips). Candidates must have at least 3 years working knowledge in the legal field with the ability to effectively manage, organize, and categorize case related documentation.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Interested candidates may forward their resume to [email protected]

Legal Assistant 
Full Time
11/29/2022

Busy Insurance Defense firm is seeking a full time legal assistant with 1+ years of experience. Applicant must be able to meet deadlines, provide support to multiple attorneys, draft documents, able to manage multiple tasks, be detail oriented and must possess the ability to function well in a team environment. Proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook is required. Successful candidate should have experience managing multiple projects at once. Competitive compensation package with health benefits and 401(k) option offered.  Submit resume and cover letter via email to:  [email protected].

Attorney
Full Time
11/29/2022

Kin Capital Partners is seeking a lawyer to become in house counsel for the company. Applicants should have a strong academic background and a minimum of three years of experience practicing as corporate or M&A counsel. The position is a dream for many lawyers, since it will do away with client issues and billable hours. But the applicant needs to be able to manage multiple people and workstreams simultaneously. Pay is competitive and based on experience. This is an in person role at the Lafayette, Louisiana corporate office, and candidates should not apply if they wish to work remotely.

Please send resumes to [email protected]

Legal Assistant / Paralegal
Full Time
11/15/2022

Legal Assistant/Paralegal position available who has prior legal experience for a small defense firm located near River Ranch. Must be proficient in Word, Excel and WordPerfect. Must also be able to transcribe dictation, manage paper and electronic files, assist with billing, etc. Competitive salary, healthcare included and 401k matching included. Please email resume to [email protected]. All submissions will be kept confidential.

Attorney
Full Time
11/15/2022

Daigle & Associates LLC, a Lafayette, LA insurance defense firm, has an opening for an attorney with litigation experience to handle insurance defense litigation, primarily automobile liability. Attorney with existing case load preferred. Salary negotiable based on experience. Please send resume to [email protected].

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.

 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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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 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

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.

 

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District Defender Selection

Full Time

9/7/22

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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]ineyforet.com

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

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.
 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]irm.com

 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]