Associate Attorney – Personal Injury Litigation


Sacramento, CA


  • Work closely with clients, teams, and team leaders to develop evidence for plaintiff only personal injury in claims and lawsuits
  • Write settlement demand letters, and prepare cases during pre-litigation, litigation, and settlement
  • Draft pleadings, complaints, discovery, motions, and other court filings with various State and Federal Courts; conduct research on a variety of novel legal issues in State and Federal cases; present and argue motions
  • Manage the full court approval process for personal injury cases, including drafting personal injury approval motions and presenting approval motions to the Court
  • Manage the filing of pleadings, tracking service of process, and assuring SOL deadlines are met
  • Manage own caseload, with the opportunity to become a team leader with potential for generous bonuses for team leaders
  • Opportunity to be first chair trial attorney on select individual cases; numerous second chair trial opportunities in personal injury cases


  • Must have 2 or more years of experience in personal injury or general litigation or have participated in a Federal or State clerkship
  • Must be a team player: willing to work collaboratively with all staff members
  • Caring and compassionate attitude with clients that is consistent with the firm’s core values
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Growth mindset and eagerness to become an invaluable member of the Arnold Law Firm team–we want to train if you want to learn
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft suite and demonstrated comfort with technology, including case management software
  • Ability to analyze and calculate damages stemming from personal injury cases
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills – must be able to simultaneously manage multiple projects in a busy (and supportive) environment
  • High attention to detail and superior organizational skills
  • Desire to market and grow your own source of case referrals
  • California Bar Admission is required–admissions in other states is a plus

We offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience (range of $90 – 130K)
  • Attorney bonus program based on merit
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees
  • 401k
  • 2 weeks of vacation pay
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Collegial and energetic work environment
  • Excellent support staff and training
  • Paid continuing education programs
  • Paid bar membership and membership to trial lawyer associations assessment for team skills
  • Growth opportunities for a highly accountable, growth-minded person working in an entrepreneurial environment

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected], please notate ‘Personal Injury Litigation Associate’ in the subject of the email.