Kobre & Kim LLP is a conflict-free international law firm focused exclusively on litigation, arbitration, and investigations. The firm is recruiting for a Litigation Assistant in the Miami office with a preference for recent graduates with previous work experience and strong academic records. The Litigation Assistant position constitutes an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to the legal industry and hands-on experience working with the firm’s attorneys.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com address and note “Litigation Assistant Application” in the subject line.
Alejandro Vanzetti, a May 2017 graduate in International Politics and Print Journalism, is currently working in this role with Kobre & Kim and would be happy to answer any questions from interested candidates. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kobre & Kim LLP is a conflict-free international law firm focused exclusively on litigation, arbitration, and investigations. Operating out of offices in New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, Miami, London, Hong Kong, Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands, the firm leverages the skill and experience of U.S. trial lawyers (including more than a dozen former U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawyers), English solicitors and barristers (including three English Queen’s Counsel), Hong Kong solicitors, and offshore lawyers in an integrated advocacy team. This unique offering provides the firm with the full capability to litigate and arbitrate in the world’s leading jurisdictions for complex financial, commercial, and insolvency disputes as well as cross-border government enforcement, regulatory investigations and judgment enforcement matters.
The Litigation Assistant position constitutes an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to the legal industry and hands-on experience working with the firm’s attorneys. Litigation Assistants at Kobre & Kim join case teams upon arrival and, working in close collaboration with Analysts and attorneys, are responsible for assisting their teams with various administrative tasks. General duties include, among others, organization and maintenance of electronic case files, preparation of documents for court proceedings and filings, development and implementation of organization systems on case teams, management of the production and receipt of case documents during discovery proceedings, review and analysis of primary and legal documents, preparation of attorney and client binders, assistance with pre-hearing and pre-trial materials, and coordination of in-person document delivery and collaboration with external vendors. Litigation Assistants develop a strong command of the practical and logistical foundations involved with legal work.
Litigation Assistants are typically high-performing college graduates. Candidates should possess a four-year college degree, a strong GPA, and excellent teamwork, communication, organizational, and creative and anticipatory thinking skills. Candidates should also demonstrate a willingness and ability to perform tasks in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment. Applications are encouraged from self-starting, highly-motivated individuals displaying an interest in exploring the legal industry and pursuing a career in law. Language skills, including Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and Portuguese, while not necessary, are a plus. Litigation Assistants are expected to remain with the firm for a minimum of two years.