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Trial Attorney - Specialized Personal Injury

Berman & Simmons, P.A.
Lewiston, Maine (on-site)
11 days ago


Berman & Simmons is seeking an experienced trial attorney to join our personal injury group, specializing in seeking justice for survivors of sexual abuse. As we respond to increasing demand and specialization, we are looking for trauma-informed professionals with experience working with sexual abuse survivors.

At Berman & Simmons, we recruit talented attorneys, provide them with the resources and mentoring they need to learn, grow, and succeed. Our firm has developed a trial culture that focuses on developing advanced trial techniques and using collaboration among attorneys to achieve the best results for our clients. We strive to be a firm where a diverse mix of people want to come, to stay, and to do important work.

This is a full-time position lasting 2-4 years, with potential for longer-term work. The length of the position is dependent on the demand for services in this area of specialization. At the end of the term, the attorney may have the opportunity to continue with the firm or pursue other opportunities.

The ideal candidate is a practicing attorney with a proven record of effective representation in sexual abuse cases. Attorneys who have experience working with trauma survivors, survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other traumas, and who are trauma-informed are highly encouraged to apply. We are committed to providing a supportive work environment that fosters healing for our clients and our employees. Our firm values empathy, compassion, and sensitivity in our interactions with clients and we are looking for an attorney who shares these values. Along with experience, applicants should have excellent academic credentials and strong research and writing skills.

The attorney hired for this position will be immediately brought into ongoing cases to work with senior trial counsel. That work will include client contact, research, writing, written discovery, depositions, and preparation for and participation in hearings and trials.

Berman & Simmons is a sixteen-attorney firm with offices in Portland, Lewiston, and Bangor, Maine. We have represented the people of Maine in all types of plaintiff's cases for 106 years. Our firm has a tradition of leadership in Maine’s legal community that includes spearheading efforts to change the law for the benefit of the people we represent. We have been listed under all litigation headings in Best Lawyers in America since its first publication and have been cited in Chambers USA as "the best plaintiffs' personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Maine."

Berman & Simmons is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are a driven and compassionate trial attorney with a passion for seeking justice for sexual abuse survivors, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at Berman & Simmons.  Please submit a cover letter demonstrating your interest in this position, a résumé, and writing sample to:

Carrie Bolduc, Human Resources

Berman & Simmons, P.A.

P.O. Box 961

Lewiston, ME 04243


You may also apply online at: https://bermansimmons.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

All inquiries will be held in confidence.


  • Must be a member of the Maine Bar in good standing
  • Experience working with trauma survivors, survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other traumas
  • Proven record of effective representation in sexual abuse cases

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69367344
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Lewiston, Maine
  • Company Name For Job: Berman & Simmons, P.A.
  • Position Title: Trial Attorney - Specialized Personal Injury
  • Job Function: Associate
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 25-50%

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