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Reno Attorney

Schroeder Law Offices, PC is a water law firm serving municipal and agricultural clients in Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and California along with some international consulting work for government contractors. Schroeder Law Offices is seeking an associate attorney in its Reno, Nevada office.

Associate Responsibilities:

  • Represent clients under supervision of shareholder/partner
  • Prioritize and diligently monitor numerous and diverse client tasks for timely completion
  • Develop transactional water rights, demonstrate superb knowledge of options available to clients under law, and proficiently complete transactional tasks
  • Litigate before administrative, state, and federal forums, often involving unique matters of first impression, including all phases of litigation from commencement to post-trial and appeals
  • Function in team environment
  • Communicate effectively
  • Meet billable hours requirement
  • Travel as necessary
  • Research and write effectively
  • Attend to detail in work product

Candidate Qualifications:

  • 0-5 years experience
  • Member of the Nevada Bar. Licenses in California, Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Utah are a plus
  • Connections and knowledge of the agricultural industry and/or management of local governments
  • Background or education in water law, hydrogeology, property, real estate, land use, agriculture, municipal/local government, and/or energy
  • State, federal, and/or administrative litigation experience is a plus
  • Transactional administrative agency and contracts experience also a plus
  • Proven written and oral advocacy skills
  • Proven networking skills including teaching, training, speaking and writing
  • Competence working in an all-digital environment: Microsoft Office, typing proficiency at 60+ WPM

Candidate Characteristics:

  • Professional integrity
  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Respectful
  • Willingness to participate in networking events
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Adaptability to a variety of work environments
  • Strong verbal, communication, networking, and relationship-building skills

How to apply:

Send cover letter, resume, references, writing sample, and law school transcript to the assistant administrator, Alyssa Holland.