Careers

Job Opportunities at The Watson Firm, PLLC

We are a renowned law firm dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to our clients. As we continue to expand our practice, we are constantly seeking highly skilled and motivated individuals to join our team. If you are passionate about the law and possess a strong commitment to excellence, we invite you to explore the exciting career opportunities available with us.

Why Work at The Watson Firm, PLLC?

At The Watson Firm, PLLC, we believe in cultivating a supportive and inclusive work environment that encourages professional growth and development. We value the contributions of each team member and recognize the importance of a collaborative approach in achieving outstanding results for our clients. Joining our team means becoming part of a dedicated group of professionals who are committed to upholding the gold standard in legal representation.

We are Always Looking for Gold Standard Talent

At The Watson Firm, PLLC, we understand that our success is built on the skills, knowledge, and dedication of our team members. That's why we are always searching for Gold Standard Talent – individuals who are driven, innovative, and committed to delivering exceptional legal services. If you believe you have what it takes to join our team, we encourage you to apply.

To apply for an open position, please email your resume to dgriffin@watsonfirm.com

Available Positions:


Associate Attorney, Personal Injury

We're seeking a talented attorney to join our team at our office located in downtown Pensacola! Pensacola has been named as a top 100 city in a list of "America's Best Cities." The National Association of Realtors has named Pensacola one of the "hidden gem." The westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, Pensacola is surrounded by over 50 miles of glittering coastline that includes the idyllic Gulf of Mexico and crystal clear bay areas.

If selected for this position, you will assist our legal pre-litigation team in negotiating settlements, and preparing correspondence to resolve civil disputes. Additionally, you will work with our litigation team to prepare cases for trial. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one to three years of legal experience, and desire to learn personal injury law. Prior personal injury experience is preferred, but not required. Salary is commensurate with legal experience. Prior personal injury experience is a plus.

The Watson Firm has recovered millions on behalf of Florida residents. However, our greatest success is the legal team we have built over the years. Since 2017, The Watson Firm has placed great emphasis on developing a diverse and inclusive ecosystem for team members to strive inside and outside of the workplace. In 2018, the entire staff embarked on a daytrip to Destin to foster bonding and appreciation for each member’s unique background and personality. Every year since then, the firm has brought the team together to foster inclusion. In 2019, the team voyaged to New Orleans for cultural immersion on the Bayou. In 2021, the law firm celebrated five years of excellence with a four-day trip to Disney World. Over the years the team has grown together through beach trips, Gallery Nights, spirit weeks, ugly sweater contests, Christmas parties, and escape room adventures. Attorney Watson hosts Leadership book clubs in order groom team members for leadership positions within the company.

We are seeking a talented attorney to grow with us as we continue to demand justice for our clients!

Responsibilities

  • Manage, supervise and negotiate case settlements with insurance carriers, as well as resolve outstanding medical balances with providers
  • Request and obtain medical records from providers and communicate with clients and providers during the course of treatment
  • Secure other documents necessary to support injury and/or liability positions
  • Interact with insurance carriers and healthcare providers to secure updated records and account balances
  • Communicate with existing and potential clients, via telephone and in person
  • Effectively manage and maintain a high volume of cases
  • Partner with coworkers involved in the management and support of injury files
  • File lawsuits and prosecute injury cases to resolution.
  • Participate in firm community service initiatives and marketing initiatives
  • Perform legal research and draft legal memorandum and briefs

Qualifications

  • Law degree from a fully accredited law school
  • An active member in good standing with the Florida Bar Association
  • Ability to manage a high volume of cases
  • Excellent client service and communication skills
  • Self-starter is driven by long-term career goals
  • Superior writing and oral advocacy skills
  • Must be a people person
  • Prior management experience is a plus as teamwork is highly valued within our company.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $75,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday - Thursday 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Friday 8:00AM - Noon

License/Certification:

  • Florida Bar License (Required)

To apply for a position, please email your resume to dgriffin@watsonfirm.com

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