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Weintraub Tobin is a law firm that is a lot like our clients — energetic, driven and supportive of the communities in which we live and work.
Weintraub Tobin seeks to hire and retain the best attorneys available to provide a high level of service and value to our clients. Our firm is AV-Rated and our attorneys are a collection of individuals who take pleasure in helping companies succeed and prosper. We realize that hiring and retaining the highest quality attorneys is essential to our success. We are looking for associates with excellent academic and professional credentials.
We believe in succeeding as a law firm while maintaining a high quality of life for our employees. Through reasonable workload expectations, our associates have the opportunity to produce excellent work for our clients while maintaining a fulfilling personal life.
Weintraub Tobin continually seeks to hire and retain the best attorneys available in our following practice areas:
Litigation Associate – Sacramento (3rd – 5th yr)
Weintraub Tobin’s Sacramento office is seeking a 3rd-5th year Litigation Associate to join our Trusts and Estates Group. The ideal candidate must have trust and estate litigation experience, as well as experience with estate and trust administration, and fiduciary representation. Must be experienced in all phases of litigation, including legal research, drafting pleadings and discovery, attending hearings and depositions, and assisting with trial preparation. Strong legal analysis and writing skills are required.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
1. Do you rotate associates from one practice area to another?
No. We assign associates to one practice area depending on their background and previous work experience. We believe that it is beneficial to new associates to thoroughly learn one area and develop a mentor relationship with senior attorneys.
2. Do you have an in-house library?
Yes. Our firm has an extensive on-site library. Our library contains up-to-date resources containing substantive legal and business information, including Lexis Nexis and Westlaw, to assist our attorneys in determining their clients’ best course of action.
3. Do you perform pro-bono services?
Yes. We believe in assisting non-profit organizations wherever and whenever possible. Our attorneys are committed to our community and show that commitment through the donation of their time and talent.
4. What is your billable hour requirement for associates?
We require 150 billable hours per month for a total of 1800 billable hours a year.
5. What is the shareholder track?
We have a single-tier seven-year shareholder track. When hiring associates, we only select those whom we believe have the potential to become our future shareholders.
6. What percentage of shareholders are women?
In the year 2010, women accounted for 20 percent of the shareholders.
7. How will my performance be evaluated?
At the annual review period, associates select three shareholders to evaluate them. The shareholders rate the associates based on cash receipts and billable hours.
8. What are some of the firm’s social activities?
We believe in providing fun activities for the members of the firm to socialize outside of the business environment. We host catered breakfasts and lunches throughout the year. We have an annual company picnic in the summer and a holiday party in December, as well as various events at other times of the year.
9. Does the firm offer a health and wellness program?
Yes. We offer a health and wellness program as we believe strongly in a work/life balance for everyone here at the firm. Currently, our firm provides all its employees with a personal trainer, weekly yoga classes, and full access to the Wells Fargo Athletic Club which includes a complete fitness center and pool (Sacramento office). Every October we host our annual Wellness Fair which includes medical staff on-site for cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar testings, nutrition tips, a fitness booth, chair massages, stress management information, and members from the American Cancer Society and/or the American Heart Association are usually on hand.