Construction Attorney Job in Dallas, TX Near Me - 336439 |

Construction Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Dallas

Job ID 5HU1336439

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 10 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Construction/Developer - Agreements & TransactionsConstruction - GeneralLitigation - Construction - General

2024-06-13 07:55:23

A law firm in Dallas, TX, is seeking a Construction Attorney with 2-10 years of experience in civil litigation defense, with a strong preference for prior work in construction law and design professional law. The role involves managing all discovery phases, preparing legal documentation, formulating legal strategy, and appearing in court. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package, including subsidized healthcare plans, dental and vision plans, life insurance, disability benefits, and more.


  • Research and analyze legal sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, constitutions, and legal codes.
  • Manage all discovery phases, including propounding and responding to written discovery, electronic document production, and taking and defending depositions.
  • Prepare legal briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, and other necessary legal documentation.
  • Formulate legal strategy and manage cases effectively.
  • Appear in court for status, hearings, and trials.
  • Work closely with other attorneys and team members on legal matters.
  • Communicate with clients, providing status reports and legal advice.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge and understanding of construction case issues.
  • Travel as required for case matters.


  • 2-10 years of experience in civil litigation defense, with a strong preference for prior work in construction and design professional law.
  • Previous practical work experience on construction litigation matters is strongly preferred.
  • Licensed and in good standing to practice law in Texas.
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines efficiently.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.


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


  • Admission to the Texas State Bar is mandatory.


  • 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.


  • Two subsidized healthcare plans with United Healthcare.
  • Dental and vision plans.
  • Voluntary life insurance plan.
  • Tele-health and patient advocacy service.
  • Life insurance of $25,000.
  • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
  • Long-term and short-term disability benefits.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) to fund eligible healthcare costs.
  • Parking in an approved garage or reimbursement for the cost of a DART pass each month for commuting costs.
  • Up to 3 weeks of vacation and sick time.
  • 401(k) plan with a discretionary employer match of up to 4%.

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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