Senior Criminal Defense Attorney Job in Fort Worth, TX Near Me - 331597 |

Senior Criminal Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Fort Worth

Job ID GFTX331597

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - Max. 5 Years

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Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Salary (Tends to be on Lower End to Lowest in Market (Varies by Firm))

Practice Areas Criminal Law - Defense

2024-05-26 20:58:15

A law firm is seeking a Senior Criminal Defense Attorney for their Fort Worth, TX, location.

Job Overview: The Senior Criminal Defense Attorney will provide expert legal counsel to clients facing criminal charges, managing all aspects of their cases from pretrial hearings to trials. They will analyze legal precedents, strategize case approaches, and ensure the best possible outcome for clients.


  • Advise clients on their legal rights and draft legal documents related to their cases
  • Attend pretrial hearings and provide clients with post-hearing advice and strategies
  • Manage court appearances trials, draft motions, interview witnesses, and conduct legal research
  • Analyze probable case outcomes based on legal precedents
  • Effectively manage a workload of cases
  • Provide legal analysis to determine potential case benefits for clients
  • Gather additional evidence to support client cases or counter-prosecution charges
  • Prepare clients for depositions and gather information from witnesses and experts
  • Collaborate with fellow associates to strategize and support case efforts


  • 4-5 years of Criminal Defense Experience
  • Experience handling complex criminal cases at the federal, state, and local levels
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the State Bar of Texas or ability to become admitted


  • Legal research and analysis
  • Courtroom litigation skills
  • Case management and workload prioritization
  • Strong communication and negotiation abilities
  • Fluency in English and Spanish


The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, competitive compensation, paid parking, paid time off, and more.

This medium-sized firm specializes in immigration, criminal, employment law, and personal injury. Committed to excellent customer service, the firm provides focused personalized attention to every client's needs. The firm consists of highly experienced and aggressive attorneys and associate attorneys who strive to make a difference in immigration law and criminal defense law. The firm has a collaborative teamwork environment where everybody shares ideas, motivates each other, and solves issues together. The firm is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to providing an open and diverse work environment. The legal community has recognized the firm for professional achievements and customer service, including Super Lawyers, The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award, 10 Best Law Firms Client Satisfaction, Avvo's Client Choice Award, and other accolades.

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