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  • Tuesday, August 10, 2021 8:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Multi-state consumer collections law firm seeks an attorney to manage high-volume civil litigation docket. Firm is seeking an attorney with 0-3 years of experience. Attorney will be responsible for attending hearings and trials in assigned area of Texas; travel to other parts of the state will be required. This opportunity is ideal for an attorney desiring to obtain substantial courtroom and civil litigation experience. In addition to attending hearings and trials, this position will be responsible for negotiating resolution of pending litigation, reviewing files, updating the status of files, calendar management, document preparation, signing, and other duties related to the management of a high-volume litigation docket. Please submit resume and references for consideration.

    Salary dependent upon qualifications.

    Attorney Benefits

    Eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as company paid life and disability on the first of the month following 60 days of employment.

    Profit Sharing 401(k)

    Please visit us at www.spalaw.com to learn more about the Firm.

    Must be able to pass a 10-year national background check and pre-employment drug screening.

    Salary starting at $55,000, negotiable dependent upon qualifications.

    For more information, please contact Megan Griffith at megang@scott-pc.com.

  • Tuesday, July 06, 2021 3:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE COUNSEL – BEXAR COUNTY CIVIL DISTRICT COURTS

    Grade: EX - 02

    Job Type: Full-Time, Regular

    Department:  Bexar County Civil District Courts

    FLSA: Exempt

    Civil Service Status: Excluded

    Summary:

    Under policy direction, is responsible for managing the administrative and managerial non-judicial functions of the Civil District Courts; supervises non-judicial personnel in the Civil District Court Administration, Staff attorney’s Office, Children’s Court, Domestic Relations Office, Chief Trial Clerk’s Office, and Child Support Probation; provides legal advice to the District Judges; prepares judicial orders and documents; prepares and administers a multimillion dollar budget; and performs related duties as required The successful applicant for this position will begin on January 1, 2022.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Supervises employees who work directly or indirectly for the judiciary.

    Oversees all case management operations

    Represents the Civil District Court Judges in mandamus matters and supervises the Staff Attorneys’ Office on all legal matters pertaining to the Judges

    Provides legal advice to the District Judges regarding their administrative functions as well as on case matters.

    Supervises operating and contingency trial fund budget development and administration and authorizes expenditures

    Assists in overseeing departments under the jurisdiction of the District Judges

    Responsible for drafting and reviewing professional services contracts

    Acts as liaison for Commissioners Court, Texas Legislature, local Bar, Criminal District Court Judges, Juvenile Court Judges, County Court Judges and visiting judges

    Assists the Local Administrative Judge in the performance of the Judge’s duties which includes correspondence, preparation of orders, research, attendance at meetings, and other duties as directed

    Releases official information to the news media

    Performs related duties as required or assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence and five years operational or administrative experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    Considerable knowledge of civil court procedures; considerable knowledge of court case management.

    Skill in supervising professional and clerical employees; skill in managing multiple projects simultaneously; skill in communicating effectively with diverse groups of individuals utilizing tact and diplomacy; skill in preparing and administering budgets

    Ability to adjust to rapidly fluctuating situations; ability to operate a personal computer and basic office equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, County employees, Department Heads, Elected/Appointed Officials, outside organizations, attorneys, the news media and the public

    Must be licensed by the State of Texas to practice law

    Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation and clearance

    Must clear a pre-employment physical and a pre-employment drug screen test

    Salary range:

    $ 98,760 -172,824

    Applicants should send their resumes with a cover letter to Dinah Gaines, General Administrative Counsel, Bexar County Civil District Courts, at dinah.gaines@bexar.org. The deadline to apply is July 23, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.

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    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Candidates whose disabilities make them unable to meet these requirements will still be considered qualified if they can perform the Essential Functions of the job with reasonable accommodation.


  • Monday, June 28, 2021 1:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ORTIZ & BATIS, P.C., an established San Antonio based insurance defense firm, with an excellent benefits package, seeks attorney with at least 3 years of experience.  First chair trial practice is preferred and some actual trial experience is a must.  This position involves all aspects of insurance coverage and litigation, including client communication, case evaluations, drafting and responding to written discovery and motions, conducting witness and expert depositions, attending court appearances, mediations, trial preparation and trial. Candidates will need strong written and oral communication, research skills and a high commitment to client service.  

    ORTIZ & BATIS, P.C., is committed to a diverse work place and believes that by recruiting, hiring, and promoting people of different cultures, backgrounds, beliefs and preferences, the quality of our legal services to our clients is improved and more creative.  Spanish speaking attorneys are encouraged to apply.  Please submit cover letter, resume, writing samples and references to ray@ob-lawpc.com.  Salary is commensurate with skill level and years of experience.

  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Experienced Civil Litigation Associate

    Regional law firm seeks experienced civil litigation associate for its San Antonio office.

    Strong academic credentials, writing skills, and 2-7 years of related litigation experience required.

    Please email resume and cover letter to applicants@germer.com.


  • Wednesday, April 07, 2021 10:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Bexar County Civil District Judges announce that a position is open for an Associate Judge to serve the Bexar County Civil District Courts. Applicants must be United States citizens and residents of Bexar County, Texas. Applicants must be licensed Texas attorneys in good standing and have been licensed to practice law for at least 4 years. The person selected will perform highly responsible judicial duties in all areas of Texas family law, including but not limited to child protection cases, original suits affecting the parent-child relationship, divorces, annulments, modifications, adoptions, terminations, and enforcements. The person selected will be responsible for presiding over a child protection docket in addition to hearing other matters referred by the Civil District Judges. The person selected may be called upon to hear general civil matters as well. The successful Applicant will demonstrate a wide knowledge of the Texas Family Code with special emphasis on Chapters 262 and 263, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Texas Rules of Evidence, Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, and Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure. Resumes along with a cover letter should be directed by email to Dinah Gaines, General Administrative Counsel, dinah.gaines@bexar.org.       

    In order to be considered for this position, all resumes must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on  April 15, 2021.

  • Wednesday, April 07, 2021 10:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Associate Attorney

    Lotz & Associates, P.C. is a boutique business and law practice that provides legal advice for medical malpractice, pharmacy malpractice, health law, employment law, personal injury law, insurance defense, products liability and commercial litigation.

    Our firm is searching for an associate attorney’s assistance in largely tort-based litigation defense boutique firm in San Antonio, Texas. The ideal candidate is preferred to have two to three years’ experience. Superior credentials are required, as well as conscientiousness and a good work ethic.

    Competitive salary

    Full time

    Benefits:

    • Health insurance offered
    • Dental insurance offered
    • Vision Insurance offered
    • Accrued paid leave

    Please provide resume, references, transcript, and a writing sample to SLotz@lotzandassociates.com.

  • Thursday, March 04, 2021 9:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Summary

    Under direction, is responsible for determining case or appeal merit; ascertains facts; develops case plan; represents the State in legal actions; and performs related duties as required.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Reviews cases or appeals for legal sufficiency, requests investigations and drafts the required documents for legal disposition
    • Prosecutes civil and criminal cases and litigates appeals
    • Contacts victims, witnesses, defense attorneys, investigators and law enforcement personnel regarding restitution, plea bargains and punishment issues
    • Researches statutes and case law issues
    • Performs computer assisted research regarding criminal history and case status
    • Examines felony and misdemeanor video, file and medical evidence
    • Organizes pre-hearing and trial dockets requiring witness appearance coordination and negotiating plea bargains
    • Dictates and edits legal documents prepared by the clerical and paralegal staff
    • May supervise Misdemeanor Prosecutors, Paralegals, Advocates, Interns, and office support staff
    • Performs related duties as required
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence, and two (2) years prosecution experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Good knowledge of civil and criminal prosecution procedures and techniques; good knowledge of plea bargaining and negotiation
    • Skill to organize and present facts and supporting logic; skill to ascertain factual information from conflicting or purposely inaccurate data; skill to communicate effectively with hostile, abusive or irrational individuals; skill to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to supervise employees; ability to operate personal computer and basic office equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, County employees, attorneys, law enforcement officers and the general public
    • Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Texas
    • Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation from the Bexar County Criminal District Attorney's Office.
    • Must secure and maintain a pre-employment physical
    • May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands:  

    • Generally working in indoor conditions
    • Occasionally moves items weighing up to 5-10 pounds
    • Occasionally moves about the office
    • Frequently communicates with others; must be able to exchange accurate information
    • Generally operates a computer and other office productivity machinery
    • Positions self to perform essential functions
    • Must be able to remain in a stationary position

    For More Information, Click Link Below: 

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bexarcountytx/jobs/3002185/prosecutor-iii-fv-child-protective-services-district-attorney?keywords=Attorney&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

  • Thursday, November 05, 2020 10:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Experienced Civil Litigation Associate Jefferson Cano, an established Civil/Business Litigation firm, seeks an experienced litigation associate for an immediate opening.  The associate will work closely with the partners of the firm, with an emphasis on mentorship, and with long-term goals of professional development and partnership.  

    Qualifications:

    1. Licensed to practice law in Texas.
    2. Detail-oriented, with a commitment to excellent client service.
    3. Strong academic credentials and writing skills.
    4. Ability to work and excel in a team environment.
    5. Collegiality and respect for the legal profession.
    6. At least four years of relevant experience.


    Ideal candidate will have experience research/writing/arguing motions, sending/responding to discovery, and preparing/filing trial related pleadings in state and federal court. If interested in applying for this opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to ecano@jeffersoncano.com and ljefferson@jeffersoncano.com

     

    Jefferson Cano is a member of the National Association of Minority & Woman Owned Law Firms.  NAMWOLF was founded in 2001 as a nonprofit trade association.  Their mission is to promote diversity in the legal profession by fostering successful relationships among preeminent minority and woman owned law firms and private/public entities.

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Job Summary

    Under general direction from the City Attorney, is responsible for performing complex legal matters and supervises a division of the City Attorney's Office. Participates in planning, organizing, and managing the operations of the City Attorney's Office. Delegates assignments to
    subordinate attorneys in a division. Trains, monitors task completion, and reviews work of subordinate legal staff. Primary working conditions are in an office environment.  Exercises supervision over assigned staff.

    This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission.  This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

    Essential Job Functions
    • Supervises attorneys in a division of the City Attorney's Office.
    • Advises City staff and elected and appointed City Officials in various areas of municipal law.
    • Assists in briefing, making presentations, or preparing reports to City Officials and City staff.
    • Negotiates, drafts, and reviews contracts, real estate documents, and agreements.
    • Drafts legislation, code provisions, regulations, ordinances, amendments, resolutions, and guidelines or policies.
    • Attends public meetings of City Council, boards and commissions, and advises and addresses members in executive sessions or public presentations.
    • Advocates on behalf of the City in a wide variety of settings, including negotiations, dispute resolutions, mediations, trials, hearings, and administrative processes, to resolve disputes or legal actions.
    • Timely and appropriately responds to inquiries from the general public and media about public information and municipal regulations and procedures.
    • Coordinates legal work and tasks of a division with other divisions and other City departments.
    • Performs other related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
    Job Requirements
    • Graduation from a recognized and accredited school of law with a L.L.B. or J.D. degree.
    • Fifteen (15) years of increasingly responsible experience as a practicing Attorney of which three (3) years include supervisory experience.
    • Years of full time municipal law experience may be substituted two (2) for one (1), up to a maximum of four years credit.
    • No substitution for education allowed.
    • This position requires a  valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident.  Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
    • License to practice law from the State Bar of Texas.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Extensive knowledge of municipal law.
    • Knowledge of Civil and Criminal law.
    • Skill in researching and analyzing legal problems.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to strategize and maintain effective relationships with other attorneys and City staff.
    • Ability to supervise, train, and mentor.
    • Litigator with State and Federal Civil trial experience in personal injury, contract, land development, employment and civil rights.
    • Appellate experience helpful.
    APPLICANT INFORMATION:
    • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
    • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
    • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
    • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Knowledge of Civil and Criminal Law.
    • Skill in researching and analyzing legal problems.
    • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
    • Ability to strategize and maintain effective relationships with other attorneys and City staff.
    • Ability to supervise, train, and mentor.

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanantoniotx/jobs/2846494/deputy-city-attorney?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2020 6:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DIRECTOR, PUBLIC DEFENDER DIVISION ~ ABNER BURNETT Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc.

    316 South Closner Blvd., Edinburg, TX 78539

    Friday, August 21, 2020

    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, the nation’s largest civil legal services program, operates an innovative public defender program now in ten rural South Texas counties. The TRLA Rural Defender Service offers wrap-around, holistic legal services to its clients charged with criminal offenses. This may include representation from the civil program in such collateral matters as immigration, mental health, public benefits, housing, and employment, as the defenders provide vigorous representation in the underlying criminal case. The comprehensive service may extend beyond the resolution of the criminal case if needed by the client. On both sides of the docket, TRLA pursues its client’s objectives with zeal, creativity, and a passion for excellence.

    TRLA currently seeks felony-qualified lawyers to serve in the Coastal Bend area of South Texas, approximately 90 miles southeast of San Antonio. Currently, we have an office in Beeville, Texas that serves Bee, Live Oak, McMullen, Goliad, and Refugio counties. We may be opening another office in the area this year.

    The TRLA Rural Defender Service Is jointly funded by the counties it serves and the Texas Indigent Defense Commission. Accordingly, it adheres to caseload limitations set by the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.

    TRLA represents persons charged with crimes from initial arrest to final appeal, except for cases where conflicts exist or the death penalty is being sought. TRLA’s public defender program organizes its case assignments vertically – the lawyer initially assigned to a case stays with the client for the duration unless extenuating circumstances arise. The public defender division handles 100% of the criminal court appointments docket in its service area, apart from conflicts that arise.

    Compensation, benefits, and training:

    Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent fringe benefits package. That benefits package includes law school loan repayment at 60% of law school debt in the first 12 months of employment, 80% in the second year, and 100% after 24 months.

    In addition to a strong internal mentoring program, TRLA Defenders utilize trial lawyer training programs at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, National Association for Public Defense, and Gideon’s Promise. TRLA provides trainings customized for specific needs of our team. Lawyers with the TRLA Rural Defenders Service receive opportunities to train and learn from highly experienced trial lawyers throughout the country on various areas of expertise at no-to-low cost.

    Qualifications and preferences:

    The candidate must have a Texas license and significant experience (five years minimum) in criminal trial practice in Texas.

    Preferred applicants will have demonstrated an interest in providing justice to those who need it most, have strong academic credentials, are functionally fluent in Spanish, and want to live and work where the greatest need is in the TRLA service area.

    Additionally, TRLA is looking for a few attorneys that aspire to become managing attorneys in our public defender program. We encourage attorneys that would like to develop as leaders in the public defender community. We cover registration fees and expenses for participation in advanced leadership programs

    TRLA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an equitable workplace.

    Application process:

    Step One -- Apply online: https://trla.wufoo.com/forms/r18n7vw20gxf1kp/

    Step Two -- Selected applicants will be contacted for a telephone interview.

    Step Three -- Typically, selected applicants will be invited to visit TRLA offices and meet with staff and tour the service area. TRLA will provide travel, accommodations and food throughout the visit.

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Senior Counsel - Insurance Defense Litigation - San Antonio 

Travelers is one of the leading insurance companies in the United States.  Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees.  You will find Travelers to be full of energy, and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Our San Antonio Staff Counsel (in-house) law office is seeking an experienced trial attorney to manage primarily complex litigation for cases involving general liability, auto liability, products liability, and premise liability matters.  Must demonstrate strong knowledge of jurisdictions in the San Antonio and Austin areas, and possess strategic, proactive, client-centric case handling behaviors and practices. 

For a more complete description of this position and to indicate your interest and apply, please visit the Careers section of our website at www.travelers.com and reference Job Opening ID 6393BR.

 

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.  We actively promote a drug-free workplace.



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