Growing Dallas office of a multi-state boutique Defense Litigation firm specializing in Complex Litigation, has an immediate need for a mid-level lateral associate (licensed in Texas a minimum of 5 years) to work on interesting cases that challenge a lawyer’s creativity. Must be willing to work together as a team in a very active practice with various partners, associates, and paralegals. Five years of experience in Insurance Defense is required. Additional experience in Employment Law, Products Liability, Trucking/Transportation, Catastrophic Injury, Construction Defect, Premise Liability, Insurance Coverage, and/or Stowers Demands is a bonus.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage litigation and case defense from start to finish in a high-volume practice
  • Must have the necessary experience to immediately assume mature files
  • Take and defend depositions (heavy deposition experience is required)
  • Prepare and respond to discovery
  • Prepare and present witnesses
  • Attend hearings, mediations, settlement conferences, etc.
  • Draft pleadings, motions and briefs with the accompanying research expertise
  • Evaluate case strengths and weaknesses and be able to place valuation on the various claims
  • Prepare legal opinions for clients

Qualifications:

  • JD from accredited law school and license to practice in Texas
  • Stable work tenure
  • Experience analyzing, reviewing, editing, and drafting legal documents as well as superior logical reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with clients who demand excellence and be able to meet their expectations
  • Self-starter and ability to work within a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to adhere to longstanding firm protocols

For immediate consideration, email resume to:
Catie (Colby) Rivera
csc@attorneyresource.com Job #10536