Remote Criminal Defense Attorney ( Salinas)

Salinas, CA

We're looking for an admitted attorney, for an extremely promising Associate Criminal Defense Attorney position within a premier law firm with lots of room for growth. This is an opportunity for a dedicated Associate Attorney to gain valuable experience and further their career with an established firm in the Salinas area. As the Associate Criminal Defense Attorney, you will report to the Managing Criminal Defense Attorney. The Associate Attorney will manage a caseload, as well as client interaction, and can collaborate with our wonderful Criminal Defense Team of Attorney’s and legal assistants.


  • Advise client on their legal rights in matters and draw up legal documents about their case
  • Attend pretrial hearings on behalf of clients and advise clients following each hearing about best strategies
  • Manage court appearance, trail, drafting motions, interviewing witnesses and performing legal research
  • Analyze probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents
  • Manage workload of cases
  • Provide legal analysis for clients to determine any possible case benefits
  • Accrue additional evidence to support clients case or for arguments against the prosecutions charges
  • Prepare clients for depositions; determine essential goals of case strategy and gather information from witnesses and important experts that support client‚Äôs positions


  • At least 2-5 years of Criminal Defense Experience
  • Experience handling complex criminal cases at the federal, state and local level
  • A team player¬†who is open to helping, strategizing, and working with your fellow associates
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required
  • Interpersonal skills¬†of the highest caliber

Pay Range: $100,000-$130,000

Pay Range may be reconsidered on a case-by-case basis based on experience 

Do you have a passion for Criminal Defense and a desire to practice within an organization with lots of room for growth? Here at the Matian Firm, we offer benefits (medical, dental, and vision insurance), an excellent compensation package, paid parking, paid time off, and more! Come work as an Criminal Defense Attorney at a growing firm with opportunities to advance and learn alongside a team of professionals within' the legal industry. 

The Matian Firm, APC is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

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North America


United States


Dental Insurance Medical, dental, and vision insurance Medical Insurance Paid Parking Paid Time Off Vision Insurance


Case Management Client interaction Interpersonal Legal analysis Legal research

  • Advise clients on legal rights
  • Analyze case outcomes
  • Attend pretrial hearings
  • Prepare clients for depositions
  • Provide legal analysis

2-5 years


Candidate must reside in or near Salinas


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