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  • Monday, January 08, 2018 9:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Sophisticated private equity M&A and related corporate transactions; ideal candidate will have at least 2 -5 years. Competitive pay with low billable hours.  Great opportunity for someone looking for a flexible position. Contact Morgan mmm@preferredcounsel.net

  • Tuesday, January 02, 2018 1:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Fourth Court of Appeals has a vacancy for a Staff Attorney. Full details available at the link:

    http://www.txcourts.gov/media/1439497/staff-attorney-solicitation-sbm-2017.pdf

  • Tuesday, January 02, 2018 12:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    American Gateways is seeking to hire a staff attorney to represent asylum seekers and victims of violence. 

    TITLE: Staff Attorney

    REPORTS TO: SA Managing Attorney

    TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time

    OFFICE LOCATION: San Antonio, Texas

    FLSA STATUS: Exempt

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

    The Staff Attorney provides high quality legal orientations, workshops, and other services to eligible immigrants at the Karnes Family Detention Center, the Dilley Family Detention Center, and the South Texas Detention Complex. Further, the Staff Attorney participates in and provides high quality general information sessions, individual information sessions and pro se workshops under the Immigration Court Helpdesk program at the San Antonio Immigration Court. Additional responsibilities include representing immigrants who qualify for VAWA, U visas, T visas, representation and consultations for potential asylum seekers, Family Based clients, those detained by ICE, and other immigrants who may qualify for immigration relief under the direct supervision of the SA Managing Attorney. Staff attorneys are also required to maintain programs statistics, client databases and files, and provide reports as required.  Education and outreach to the immigrant community on various legal issues is also required as a staff attorney.

     

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·        Conducts general orientations, individual orientations, and pro se workshops with detainees at the detention centers

    ·        Conducts general information sessions, individual information sessions and pro se workshops with respondents in removal proceedings at the San Antonio Immigration Court

    ·        Consultations for clients including: VAWA, U visa, T visa, asylum, detention and removal, and any other applicable relief

    ·        Screen immigrants in detention for eligibility for services provided by AG

    ·        Represent eligible immigrants before USCIS, and in bond and removal hearings and before the Immigration Court

    ·        Mentor pro bono attorneys representing clients

    ·        Participate in community education and outreach activities as needed

    ·        Maintain client databases and caseload, as determined by the SA Managing Attorney

    ·        Provide monthly statistical reports of caseload and program activities

    ·        Other duties as needed

     

    REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

    ·        Dedication to and experience in serving low income populations

    ·        Experience working with the immigrant community

    ·        At least two years of legal experience in immigration law, or in a non-profit organization serving low-income persons

    ·        Bilingual in Spanish and English

    ·        Excellent communication and writing skills

    ·        Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

     

    REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

    ·        JD from accredited university

    ·        Bar Admission in any US state (Texas preferred)

     

    PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

    ·        Proficiency in any other language

    ·        Criminal Law background

    ·        Immigration clinic experience

    ·        Court Experience

    HOW TO APPLY:

    All interested applicants, please send a cover letter, resume, references (at least 3) and short writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to americangateways@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed up until the position is filled.

     

    BENEFITS:

    Health insurance; partial dental & opt-in vision; short/long term disability; life insurance; generous vacation plan. American Gateways is a unionized organization and all benefits are negotiated within the collective bargaining agreement.


  • Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    St. Mary’s School of Law is significantly expanding our team of academic support professionals.  For the Fall 2016 semester, St. Mary’s is looking to hire multiple Instructors of Law Success.  These full-time teaching positions will provide formal instruction within a required legal skills program that is designed to stretch across the entire law school curriculum.  Additionally, Law Success Instructors will provide individual student advising, design and coordinate programming, and assist in curriculum development. The posting is available at https://stmarytx.applicantpro.com/jobs/412107.html.  (Please note that although the title for this position is Associate Director, Bar Studies & Academic Success, we will be changing the title as soon as we complete the restructuring of our office.) If you have any questions about the position, please contact Zoe Niesel, Service Professor and Director of Law Success, at zniesel@stmarytx.edu, or at 210-436-3987.  

  • Friday, April 29, 2016 5:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Nationwide's San Antonio Trial Division Office has an opening for an experienced Trial Attorney. They are seeking applicants with experience in personal injury/insurance defense litigation.  You can read the full description and qualifications here.

    Any interested parties may submit resumes directly to yatesm5@nationwide.com.


  • Thursday, April 14, 2016 1:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Rosenblatt Law Firm acts as general counsel for small- to medium-sized businesses, guiding its clients from inception to dissolution, and everything in-between.  The Firm is currently seeking a litigation associate attorney with 2 to 5 years’ commercial litigation experience.  Experience with discovery, drafting pleadings, arbitrations, taking and defending depositions, and attending and arguing hearings, as well as excellent academics, research, writing, and analytical skills are required. State and federal court experience preferred.  If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to tiffanie@rosenblattlawfirm.com.


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.


 Texas Gavel Awards            

Each year, the State Bar of Texas recognizes excellence in legal reporting through the Texas Gavel Awards.  The program is sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Public Affairs Committee and judged by an independent panel.  Awards are presented each September at the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas (FOIFT) annual conference.  Winners are typically notified by late July.  Entries published or broadcast during the 2015 calendar year will be accepted for print, broadcast, and online categories until 5 p.m. April 1, 2016.  For more information and guidelines, visit the State Bar of Texas site.  

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