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Contract Trial Prep Attorneys (DC) in Washington, DC at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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CONTRACT ATTORNEY – Trial Preparation Support in High Stakes Matter (DC)

Our Law Firm client is looking for experienced attorneys to assist them on a long term contract assignment (4-6 months).  The contract attorneys will prepare documents and memos to assist the legal team in preparation of their defense in  a high profile – high stakes matter.


  • Perform database searches for documents relevant to the case
  • Utilize documents to compile basic fact development and work product.
  • Continuously perform searches to support issues – fact development
  • Prepare Timelines of meetings of Board of Directors; review Board minutes
  • Prepare document/email summaries
  • Prepare factual summaries
  • Prepare memos
  • Prepare chronologies
  • Work closely with case team and be core to success of defense 


  • Extremely proficient in searching and reviewing documents on Relativity document platform/database
  • Experience supporting case teams on substantive preparation of defense/case – e.g. trial preparation, deposition preparation, targeted searches in databases, supporting case teams with fact development, preparing summaries of documents/emails, prepare chronologies. 
  • Strong interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Problem solver who can work independently to assist team on specific assignments and urgent requests
  • High stakes case support experience preferred
  • Big Law Firm experience a plus.


  • JD degree from an ABA accredited law school
  • Bar Licensed – Active and in Good Standing
  • Schedule Flexibility – case team will be making urgent requests of contract attorneys and expect responsiveness


Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018. We offer varied types of opportunities (law firm and in-house), competitive hourly wages, benefits, earned PTO, weekly payroll, and more.