July 06, 2021

General Litigation Associate


James Bates Brannan Groover is seeking a mid-level associate to join its general litigation group in the new Athens office.

James Bates handles a wide variety of complex litigation matters in both federal and state courts throughout the State of Georgia and surrounding states. Our litigation attorneys are experienced in negotiation, mediation and arbitration, and also offer advice to clients designed to avoid or minimize litigation exposure.

The Litigation Practice Group has a substantial amount of experience in a wide variety of complex litigation matters including, but not limited to, business torts, construction disputes, contract disputes, civil RICO, general commercial and business disputes, and healthcare disputes.

We utilize a hands-on approach to each case. Our attorneys establish a personal relationship with each client, and strive to formulate a litigation strategy with a view not only toward obtaining the best possible result, but doing so in a pragmatic, cost-effective manner that promotes the client’s objectives.


3 years minimum relevant experience in general litigation at a law firm and/or an in-house law department
Well-versed in taking and defending depositions
Strong written and oral advocacy skills
Admitted to the Georgia Bar and in good standing or admitted to and in good standing with another state's bar (and willing to waive in or sit before the Georgia Bar)

About Us

James Bates Brannan Groover, LLP is a full-service business law firm delivering high-quality, cost-effective legal services for individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. Our firm believes in Southern values and represents Southern progress. As Georgia’s Law Firm, James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is here to help grow and protect our clients’ interests — and to deliver an entrepreneurial, creative approach designed to help our clients throughout Georgia succeed in achieving their goals. We do so with a non-negotiable commitment to our core values: integrity, servant leadership, respect for others and the pursuit of excellence.

For consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and Certificate of Good Standing to sfoy@jamesbatesllp.com.

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