Are you looking for a job where you are cloistered in the library doing work on someone else’s cases, or are you looking for a job working on real cases with real clients?
Are you looking for a job doing grunt work, or are you looking for a job where you are in front of a judge, arguing cases?
Are you looking for a job where you can get by, or are you looking for a job where you are continually challenged to be the best you can be?
Blaszkow Legal, PLLC is a well established civil litigation law firm, located off the I-395 corridor in northern Virginia. We practice law in the three jurisdictions that comprise the DMV region: Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. For forty years we have been proud to advocate on behalf of innocent victims of all types of accidental injuries. We handle primarily personal injury suits and insurance claims, but occasionally handle other civil litigation as well.
Blaszkow Legal is seeking highly motivated and qualified applicants who desire to work as a trial attorney. The ideal candidate will have 0-5 years of experience, be a self-starter, able to work with deadlines, and ready to step in as an advocate for injury clients. Membership in the Virginia Bar is required; membership in the Maryland and/or D.C. Bar(s) is an advantage. Proficiency in an area of law that is complementary to personal injury (e.g. workers compensation, social security disability) could also be a plus.
Our Core Values:
Be the go-to car accident and personal injury law firm in Northern Virginia
Provide personalized service that ensures our clients never feel left out or abandoned
Represent all clients aggressively, no matter case size
Actively review cases in pre-litigation, ensuring that medical records are being received and investigations are complete
Communicate with clients, insurance adjusters, other staff members, etc.
Evaluate cases, including determining potential for resolution and need for litigation
Represent clients in circuit and general district court proceedings
Draft pleadings, discovery, motions
Negotiate settlements for clients
Administrative and other management functions related to the practice of law
Virginia Bar admission required - other Bar admissions (DC and MD) helpful!
Familiarity with civil procedure
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to build rapport with clients
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Perks of Working at Blaszkow Legal, PLLC
Working as part of a motivated team at all levels
Ability to learn under a 40-year veteran of the legal profession
Ability to litigate cases in General District Court and Circuit Court
Will receive continual training and guidance to develop as a professional litigator
Use of a simple file management system
Direction of associated staff members / working with trained office support personnel
Getting assistance in legal article publication/writing
Salary commensurate with experience, with opportunity for bonuses (for personal success and firm success)
Bonuses, depending on performance, are paid monthly, and yearly
Paid holidays and time off
Professional development funding for Bar dues, CLE, networking, etc.
Blaszkow Legal, PLLC is a small but growing law firm with a supportive and nurturing culture. If you want to work in an environment where you can learn and grow professionally, support an expanding business, and personally benefit from a healthy culture, here is what you need to know to apply:
IMPORTANT - TO APPLY:
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applications are held in the strictest confidence. You will be evaluated and vetted in part based on your ability to follow instructions. Do not apply through this posting, or through the contact page or chat feature on our website.
Submit a cover letter explaining your interest in our firm, along with a resume, both in PDF format. All submissions should be sent to: