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Location Texas - Terrell
Job ID JUAO286242
Experience Level Junior Associate
Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 7 Years
Personal Injury Defense
Terrell office of our client seeks a personal injury litigation associate attorney preferably with some first chair experience trying jury trial cases to verdict and experience taking/defending depositions and drafting/arguing complex dispositive motions. The candidate will assist the case manager in the interview of the prospective client if need be. Will gather liability and damage evidence to support the client's claim if need be. Analyze the legal issues involved in the case to determine if there are other parties that may be responsible for the claim or if there are facts that might diminish the client's recovery. Negotiate with the insurance adjuster to settle the claim in Litigation cases. Discuss negotiations with the client to determine if a lawsuit will be filed. If a lawsuit needs to be filed, prepare and draft the summons and complaint (Attorney or Paralegal). Locate the defendant(s), so they can be served with the summons and complaint (Attorney or Paralegal). Generate pleadings, manage written discovery to the defendant(s), and respond to written discovery from the defendant(s) (Interrogatories, requests for production, and requests for admissions) (Attorney or Paralegal). Hire the necessary experts to prove the client's claim. This may include an accident reconstructionist and/or medical expert. File all necessary documents with the court identifying witnesses and exhibits (Attorney or Paralegal). Prepare for and attend mediation (Attorney attends and Paralegal prepares). For larger exposure cases, hire and present cases to focus group(s). Draft or respond to any post-trial motions if necessary. Communicate with clients on a regular basis. Assist with case evaluation and screening, and assist the intake department as needed. Manage a docket of litigation files, which may include drafting motions, pleadings, memoranda and briefs, discovery demands and responses, conducting legal research, preparing for and attending depositions, hearings, and trials, and communicating with courts and opposing parties. Work closely with other attorneys and team members on legal matters. Formulate legal strategy, develop legal arguments, and case management.
The candidate should have exceptional analytical, oral, and writing skills and be able to take on an immediate caseload in various stages of litigation and hit the ground running.
Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.
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