Positions available:

San Diego – Associate

Las Vegas – Associate

Los Angeles – Associate

San Francisco – Associate

San Diego – Litigation Paralegal

Do you care about justice for all?
Do you think greed is not good?
Do you believe equality applies to all citizens, including corporate citizens?
Do right and wrong matter to you?
Do you cringe when a jury awards millions of dollars to a plaintiff who exaggerates and inflates claims?
Are you ready to right these wrongs?

If so, please consider joining the defense firm the plaintiffs’ bar loves to hate.
Join Tyson & Mendes, the defense firm that fought and won the multi-billion dollar Howell v. Hamilton Meats decision and continues to fight every day in courtrooms throughout California and the West!
We need SEVEN attorneys in San Diego to fight this battle now!

Tyson & Mendes is a growing AV rated, litigation firm committed to providing its clients with superior service and exceptional results. Our attorneys are trial lawyers who take on the biggest cases in the West, against the most successful plaintiff’s lawyers in the country – and win. The firm also tried and successfully argued the landmark Howell v. Hamilton Meats case before the California Supreme Court on the “billed vs. paid” medical expense issue, saving defendants and the insurance industry $10+ billion a year.

Tyson & Mendes always needs attorneys, despite enjoying nearly zero turnover. With offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Riverside, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Las Vegas, NV; and Seattle, WA, we handle litigation throughout all of California, Arizona, Nevada, and Washington.

San Diego – Associate

Job Description:
TYSON & MENDES is looking for an EXPERIENCED DEFENSE ATTORNEY to join our team of litigators. This position is located in the SAN DIEGO office but requires travel to several jurisdictions within California. A successful candidate would already have excelled in defending civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on personal injury law and will be ready to hit the ground running. This position is not suitable for first or second year attorneys.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Be able to develop a theme that is more compelling than any plaintiff ploy for sympathy or anger
  • Be unwilling to accept mediocrity or the average or the standard or the norm in anything
  • Reasonable billable hours, with an emphasis on quality and success
  • Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
  • Independently handle court appearances, depositions, briefs, and trials
  • Work as part of a team with all levels of experiences
  • Routine communications with clients
  • Cultivate relationships with the Firm’s existing and future clients
  • Provide leadership and direction with respect to less experienced attorneys

Position Requirements:

  • JD from an ABA approved school
  • Must be licensed in CA
  • Must have 3 plus years of solid litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition and trial preparation
  • Experience handling insurance defense matters preferred
  • Experience with time management systems
  • Proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Send resume and writing samples to: kpimley@tysonmendes.com

Las Vegas – Associate

Job Description:

We are looking for an EXPERIENCED DEFENSE ATTORNEY to join our team of litigators. This position is located in the LAS VEGAS office.  A successful candidate would already have excelled in defending civil litigation matters and will be ready to hit the ground running.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Be able to develop a theme that is more compelling than any plaintiff ploy for sympathy or anger
  • Be unwilling to accept mediocrity or the average or the standard or the norm in anything
  • Reasonable billable hours, with an emphasis on quality and success
  • Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
  • Independently handle court appearances, depositions, briefs, and trials
  • Work as part of a team with all levels of experiences
  • Routine communications with clients
  • Cultivate relationships with the Firm’s existing and future clients
  • Provide leadership and direction with respect to less experienced attorneys

Position Requirements:

  • JD from an ABA approved school
  • Must be licensed in Nevada
  • Must have 3 to 5 years of solid litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition and trial preparation
  • Experience handling insurance defense matters preferred
  • Experience with time management systems
  • Proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Send resume and writing samples to:  KPimley@tysonmendes.com

 

Los Angeles – Associate

Job Description:
TYSON & MENDES is looking for an EXPERIENCED DEFENSE ATTORNEY to join our team of litigators. This position is located in the LOS ANGELES office but requires travel to several jurisdictions within California. A successful candidate would already have excelled in defending civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on personal injury law and will be ready to hit the ground running. This position is not suitable for first or second year attorneys.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Be able to develop a theme that is more compelling than any plaintiff ploy for sympathy or anger
  • Be unwilling to accept mediocrity or the average or the standard or the norm in anything
  • Reasonable billable hours, with an emphasis on quality and success
  • Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
  • Independently handle court appearances, depositions, briefs, and trials
  • Work as part of a team with all levels of experiences
  • Routine communications with clients
  • Cultivate relationships with the Firm’s existing and future clients
  • Provide leadership and direction with respect to less experienced attorneys

Position Requirements:

  • JD from an ABA approved school
  • Must be licensed in CA
  • Must have 3 plus years of solid litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition and trial preparation
  • Experience handling insurance defense matters preferred
  • Experience with time management systems
  • Proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Send resume and a writing sample to: kpimley@tysonmendes.com

 

San Francisco – Associate

TYSON & MENDES is looking for a 3 to 4 year EXPERIENCED DEFENSE ATTORNEY to join our team of litigators. This position is located in our SAN FRANCISCO office based in Marin County but requires travel to several jurisdictions within California.  A successful candidate would already have excelled in defending civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on personal injury law and will be ready to hit the ground running.  This position is not suitable for first or second year attorneys.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Be able to develop a theme that is more compelling than any plaintiff ploy for sympathy or anger
  • Be unwilling to accept mediocrity or the average or the standard or the norm in anything
  • Reasonable billable hours, with an emphasis on quality and success
  • Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
  • Independently handle court appearances, depositions, briefs, and trials
  • Work as part of a team with all levels of experiences
  • Routine communications with clients
  • Cultivate relationships with the Firm’s existing and future clients
  • Provide leadership and direction with respect to less experienced attorneys

Position Requirements:

  • JD from an ABA approved school
  • Must be licensed in CA
  • Must have 3 to 4 years of solid litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition and trial preparation
  • Experience handling insurance defense matters preferred
  • Experience with time management systems
  • Proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Send resumes and writing samples to:  KPimley@tysonmendes.com

San Diego – Litigation Paralegal

Job Description:

TYSON & MENDES is looking for an EXPERIENCED PARALEGAL to join our team of litigators. This position is located in our SAN DIEGO office.  A successful candidate would already have worked in a fast-paced defense firm focused on civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on personal injury law and will be ready to hit the ground running.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ability to assist attorneys with propounding and responding to discovery (interrogatories, requests for admissions, and request for production, subpoenas, and preparing deposition binders) and motions (preparation of any supporting documents and exhibits, and preparing hearing binders)
  • Ability to manage trial preparation including: coordination of witnesses and travel, trial exhibits, charts, trial notebook, subpoenas, and page lines
  • Independently obtain, review and organize medical records/medical billings, calculate damages including medical expenses, lost wages and property damage
  • Work as part of a team with all levels of experiences
  • Routine communications with clients and attorneys about case status and preparation

Position Requirements:

  • Paralegal certification
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Solid understanding of CA civil litigation (state and federal deadlines and rules)
  • High proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Articulate, organized and a team player with excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Send cover letter and resume to:  KPimley@tysonmendes.com

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