Insurance Defense Attorney (DFM #600)

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Growing Dallas office of a multi-state boutique defense litigation firm specializing in complex litigation, has an IMMEDIATE need for a mid-level associate 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.  Insurance defense litigation required with additional experience in employment law, products liability, trucking/transportation, catastrophic injury, construction defect, premise liability, insurance coverage, and/or Stowers Demands is a bonus!

 

Qualifications:

-Must be licensed to practice in Texas

-J.D. from accredited law school

-Must be a self-starter and be able to work within a fast-paced, demanding environment

-Strong attention to detail

-Experience in analyzing, reviewing, editing and drafting legal documents as well as superior logical reasoning, critical thinking and analytical skills.

-Strong written and verbal communication skills

-Must have a stable work tenure

 

Responsibilities:

-Mange litigation and case defense from start to finish in a high-volume practice

-Must be able 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

 

Law firm provides a very competitive benefit package along with beautiful offices in downtown Dallas!

 

Salary:  $100,000-$125,000 DOE

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