Research and Writing Attorney

Berman & Simmons, P.A seeks an attorney to work as a part of a team with lead trial attorneys, performing research, analysis, writing, and other work on medical malpractice and personal injury cases. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in the intellectual aspects of tort law and trial practice and excels in working as part of a team to represent plaintiffs. Applicants should have excellent academic credentials and strong research and writing skills. Experience as a practicing attorney will be considered but is not a requirement for this position.

Berman & Simmons is a firm that recruits talented attorneys and provides them with the resources and mentoring that they need to learn, grow, and succeed. Our firm has developed a trial culture that focuses on developing advanced trial techniques and using collaboration among attorneys to achieve the best results for our clients. We strive to be a firm where a diverse mix of people want to come, to stay, and to do important work.

The attorney hired for this position will work with one or more lead trial attorneys. The work will include client contact, research, writing, written discovery, and preparation for mediations, hearings, and trials. For attorneys with the aptitude and interest, they will have the opportunity to take and defend depositions, work with expert witnesses, and participate in court proceedings. Our firm recognizes the crucial role of research and writing attorneys in enhancing the intellectual power of our firm and getting the best results for our clients.

Berman & Simmons is a sixteen-attorney firm with offices in Portland, Lewiston, and Bangor, Maine. We have represented the people of Maine in all types of plaintiffs’ cases for 106 years. We have a tradition of leadership in Maine’s legal community that includes spearheading efforts to change the law for the benefit of the people we represent. Our firm has been listed under all litigation headings in Best Lawyers in America since its first publication and has been cited in Chambers USA as “the best plaintiffs’ personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Maine.”

Berman & Simmons is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please submit a cover letter demonstrating your interest in this position, a résumé, and writing sample to:
Craig A. Bramley, Esq.
Berman & Simmons, P.A.
P.O. Box 961
Lewiston, ME 04243
careers@bermansimmons.com

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