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Personal Injury and Construction Defect Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Dallas

Job ID 491W336437

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Personal Injury DefenseLitigation - Construction Defect (Defense)

2024-06-13 07:55:12

A law firm in Dallas, TX, is seeking a Personal Injury and Construction Defect Litigation Associate Attorney to join their team. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in civil litigation, particularly in personal injury and construction defect defense. The role involves managing a docket of litigation files, drafting legal documents, conducting legal research, and handling all aspects of litigation, from discovery to trial. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with employer match, and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle personal injury and construction defect cases from inception through resolution.
  • Manage a docket of litigation files, including drafting motions, pleadings, memoranda, briefs, discovery demands, and responses.
  • Conduct legal research and analyze legal sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, legal articles, constitutions, and legal codes.
  • Prepare for and attend depositions, hearings, and trials.
  • Formulate legal strategy and manage active litigation docket.
  • Prepare legal briefs, pleadings, appeals, status reports, and other necessary legal documentation.
  • Communicate with courts, opposing parties, and clients to provide status reports and updates.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants on civil litigation matters.
  • Appear in court for hearings and trials as necessary.
  • Work closely with other attorneys and team members on legal matters to ensure comprehensive legal support.
  • Travel as required for case matters.

Requirements:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed and in good standing to practice law in Texas.
  • 3-5 years of experience practicing law, preferably focusing on civil litigation, personal injury, and construction defect defense (candidates with less experience may be considered).
  • Previous work experience in civil litigation matters focusing on construction and/or personal injury defense.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in handling a large volume of cases in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines efficiently.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Admission to the Texas State Bar is mandatory.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research and writing.
  • Ability to draft clear, concise, and effective legal documents.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple cases and projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in using legal research tools and software.

Benefits:

  • Full complement of benefits for full-time employees, including health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA).
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer contribution.
  • Tele-health and patient advocacy service.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
  • Immediately available paid time off.
  • Paid garage parking or DART pass reimbursement.
  • 401(k) with employer match.
  • Short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D), and life insurance.

The law firm has a diverse group of clients including corporate clients, individuals, and government entities. Its practice areas include arbitration and mediation, entertainment and sports law, governmental liability, business and commercial litigation, bankruptcy representation for creditors, and probate and estate planning. The firm has offices in Dallas and Houston, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Phoenix, Arizona.

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