Job SummaryA brief writing and trial preparation attorney will assist in writing motions and briefs, as well as proofreading motions, and pleadings. Cases range from Justice Court to Federal Court. Civil Rights, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense Small Firm. Will also be responsible for generating pre-trial memorandums and discovery.Ideal candidate has had experience running a law practice.Applicant must be able to competently and efficiently help prepare cases from inception through trial research; motion practice; draft motions, notices, and pleadings; and file appeals. Expect at least 3 brief projects per month.Responsibilities and Duties
- Participate and review depositions, hearings, and trial transcripts.
- Generate discovery, pleadings, motions, notices, and orders.
- Generate demand letters
- Review cases, statutes, and case law
- MUST BE WILLING TO WORK EVENING, NIGHTS AND/OR WEEKENDS
- JD from accredited ABA school
- Active license to practice law in Texas, unless briefing only any state license is acceptable.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a passion for helping others
- Strong organizational and computer skills
- Persistence and the ability to work through and solve problems
- Excellent research and analytical skills;
- Ability to review and assess complex records, depositions, and other documents;
- Experience in motion practice;
- Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills;
- Ability to organize, prioritize workload, and manage deadlines with little to no supervision;
- Strong time management, project management, and organizational skills;
- Understanding of all applicable ethical duties;
- Capable of working with other attorneys; and paralegals
- Clerkship experience is a plus.
- Appellate Practice experience is a plus.
- Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other legal documents
- Work with little supervision
- Work remotely
- Motion Practice: 3 years (Preferred)
- Bryan, TX (Required)
- Texas Bar License (Preferred)
- Spanish (Preferred)
- One location
- Remote interview process
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Virtual meetings
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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