Senior Associate Attorney

Law Office of Karen J. Sloat, APC
Palm Desert
Salary Range
$110,000 - $130,000

We are looking for a super star. Are you one? Our growing firm seeks a senior associate experienced in labor law, with significant experience in litigating employment law cases, who is motivated, creative, accomplished and actively seeks professional and personal growth. Our ideal candidate for this new position has a minimum of four years’ experience in employment litigation and works well independently as well as part of a team.

The chief goal of the Law Office of Karen J. Sloat, APC is to offer personalized, attentive service to both employees and employers who need legal guidance.  With over 70 combined years of experience practicing law, our attorneys represent a large variety of interesting clients and have handled hundreds of successful labor law cases.  With a reputation for integrity, quality, and client-focused advocacy, we are very highly rated and receive exceptional reviews. Our firm philosophy is “caring for clients while pursuing justice, with excellence.” 

We are not your everyday law firm.  Our culture is extremely important to us.  We strive to maintain a collegial yet professional environment, and we are very focused on our high-quality work product.  Every member of our team plays a special role in assisting our clients.  We conduct weekly all staff trainings to get systems in place that work.  We have litigation team huddles in which we review each case to ensure that we are on track with assignments and deadlines.  Our Workplace Solutions division triages employer crises and other needs to provide guidance and superior documentation, as needed.

Senior Associate Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, evaluate and strategize new cases
  • Assist in ongoing cases – prelitigation and litigation
  • Perform all phases of discovery, motion practice, ADR and other pretrial preparation
  • Engage in extensive client communications and counsel
  • Assist in or conduct mediations, arbitrations and trials
  • Research accurately
  • Help train our team members

If this position describes you, we encourage you to apply by submitting a detailed resume with a cover letter telling us why you are searching for a new position and why you are the best candidate for the position.

We value our staff and offer the following*:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Group health and dental insurance coverage
  • 401K Plan (after 1 year of service with employer matching)
  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Collegial environment with a focus on mentoring
  • Weekly team meetings
  • Quarterly celebration of WINS

*Waiting period may apply.  Subject to change without notice.

SALARY:  $110,000 - $130,000


Send all inquiries to or contact us directly at (760) 779-1313.