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  • 23 Feb 2024 9:22 AM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    TRIAL ATTORNEYS WANTED

    Are you an experienced Trial Attorney ready to elevate your career? Do you desire excellence, winning, superior compensation, career advancement, autonomy, personal fulfillment, and a flexible work schedule?

    We are actively seeking accomplished, ethical, and entrepreneurial attorneys to join our growing team on the AIG complex on Allen Parkway, strategically located between River Oaks and downtown. We value excellence, curiosity, grit, problem solving, and sound judgment. We also value growth mindset, plain English writing, coachability, leadership, communication skills, client service, and humor. Together, let’s reshape the Houston legal landscape.

    Why Us?

    Mark P. Yablon founded Yablon Law PLLC to be the go-to winning law firm using a client-centric, purpose-driven approach to law. Our culture is laid back; celebrates timely quality work; has a “no yelling, no jerks” policy; and embraces respect, caring, and collaboration among clients and teammates. We invest significantly in technology, giving us a competitive edge over many legacy firms.

    Our clientele includes international to local businesses, families, and individuals. We often develop personal relationships with clients and ethically leverage AI and other technologies to bolster our brand and strengthen our research and client advocacy.

    We don’t do everything, but we don’t do one thing. Our statewide practice focuses the following:

    Commercial/Civil Litigation & Transactions

    Real Estate | Construction | Landlord-Tenant

    Bankruptcy (Adversary, 7, 11 & 13)

    Probate | Wills | Trusts

    General Counsel

    Family Law

    Our Ambitious Vision

    Come aboard our exciting journey as we assemble a top-notch team of 10+ attorneys supported by paralegals, law clerks, a marketing officer, and an operations officer who continually strives for excellence ala Ritz-Carlton. Let’s improve our profession and significantly impact each other and our diverse clients.

    Senior Trial Attorney Opportunity

    • Thrive in a culture of ethics, fun, excellence, winning, client happiness, and financial profitability
    • Take charge of a reasonable docket and collaborate on winning strategies
    • Persuasively advocate for clients in your preferred practice area(s).
    • Continually master skills in law, leadership, business, client service, and technology to become your best version of yourself
    • Mentor and be mentored in a collegial environment
    • Minimal production: 1,200 billable/collectible hours per year

    Competitive Compensation, Bonuses & Benefits Package

    • Earn 35% to 50% of your billables/collectibles—no earnings cap (i.e. 1,200 billed/collected hours at $400 an hour = $168,000 base comp; 1,800 hours at $400 an hour = $276,000 base comp
    • Client origination credit—15-20% bonus on each dollar billed/collected firmwide that you personally originate—no bonus cap (i.e. Originate $100,000 of billables/collectibles firmwide = $20,000 bonus in year one and $15,000 a year thereafter)
    • Virtually unlimited PTO
    • Free secured, covered garage parking; free random meals and happy hours; free CLE and other development; and free Texas Bar dues
    • Beautifully remodeled offices with easy access to Historic Buffalo Bayou and walk, bike & kayak trails
    • After 90 days: $400 monthly for insurance and $1 for $1 match up to $300 monthly in retirement plan (100% immediate vesting)

    Trial Attorney Minimum Requirements

    5+ years of first-chair commercial/civil trial wins in Texas state or U.S. district courts.

    Ready to redefine your career? Apply today at recruiting@yablonlaw.com to experience the Yablon Law difference! Please submit resume, transcript, and writing sample filed in Texas state court, U.S. District Court, or U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

    We promise not to contact your current employer without your written consent.

    Sincerely,

    Mark P. Yablon

    Managing Partner

    2-20-24


  • 23 Feb 2024 9:21 AM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    Boutique Upper Kirby Houston Family, CPS, Juvenile and Appellate specialist law firm is expanding and is seeking an Associate Attorney.

    Qualifications

    Associate Attorney with 3+ years of trial and mediation experience in Texas Family Code related law

    Should have a solid understanding of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure

    Must be experienced in family law; CPS defense and appellate experience is a plus.

    Excellent analytical and organizational skills

    Strong and effective oral and written communication

     

    Responsibilities

     

    Maintain client contact, providing timely updates

    Extensive experience with billing

    Be responsible for the development and maintenance of their own client base Proactively and efficiently manage cases and own docket

    Outstanding ability to document case progress

    Issue and properly respond to discovery

    Draft, edit, and review pleadings, Temporary Orders, Decrees, and other legal documents.

    Meet with mentoring attorneys to regularly share information and define strategy.

    Efficiently and professionally prepare for and appear at hearings  trials (both bench and jury)

    Participate in marketing activities to promote the Firm

    Maintain CLE standards and demonstrate continued professional development

    Practice in accordance with the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct and office standards of practice

     

    Benefits

     

    Connolly Schneider Shireman, LLP highlights professional growth and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package with opportunities for advancement.

    Competitive salary commensurate with the market

    Bonus opportunities

    Collaborative team environment

    Generous medical insurance package and 401(k) retirement plan

    To apply: Please send your resume to Lila Stevens LCS@conlawfirm.com

     

     


  • 29 Jan 2024 12:09 PM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    State Job Title:

    State Job Title: Court Law Clerk II

    Number of Openings: One (1)

    Posting #: 01-24-02-LC

    Starting Date: September 1, 2024

    Closing Date: When Filled

    Annual Salary Range: $65,000 to $70,000 Location: 301 Fannin Street

    Houston, Texas 77002

    This is a temporary clerkship assignment. Position ends on August 31, 2025.

    GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The 1st Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas, is accepting applications for the position of law clerk. The position performs

    advanced legal research with in-depth analysis and preparation of legal memoranda; interprets laws and regulations; and

    provides legal advice and counsel. Works with direction from the justices with an opportunity to use initiative and mature

    judgment. The law clerk position is a temporary clerkship position that starts on September 1, 2024 and ends

    August 31, 2025.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    Conducts manual and computer assisted legal research; analyzes statutes, judicial decisions, and other legal sources.

    Prepares memoranda and proposed opinions in civil and criminal appeals. Performs research on special problems, and

    administrative matters. Applicants must have the ability to work independently. Participates in pre- and post-submission

    conferences. Performs related work as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Knowledge of legal principles in civil and

    criminal law; excellent legal research and writing skills; knowledge of Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure, Uniform

    System of Citation, and Texas Rules of Form. Ability to identify, analyze, and present issues, both orally and in writing.

    Proficient in computer research and word processing skills. Familiarity and working knowledge of Word. Ability to prepare,

    plan, and organize work and to communicate clearly and effectively. Applicants must have taken the entire Texas Bar

    Exam before the starting date, posted above, for this position.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Excellent writing skills; top 30% of graduating class.

    RELATED MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES: The following Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) codes

    are generally applicable to this position: 27A, 250X, 4402, 51JX, LGL10

    Military Crosswalk for Occupational Category - Legal (texas.gov)

    E-VERIFY:

    This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the

    Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work

    authorization.

    FIRST COURT OF APPEALS

    JOB VACANCY NOTICE

    Posting #: 01-24-02-LC

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

    Submit a single complete electronic application consisting of the following in pdf format:

    1. Cover letter;

    2. Resume;

    3. Electronically-signed State of Texas Job Application, which may be obtained from:

    http://www.txcourts.gov/1stcoa/careers/

    4. Certified law school transcripts;

    5. Certification by law school of class rank or explanation from law school of general percentile rankings;

    6. Short writing sample (5 pages); and

    7. Three references.

    Email completed application to 1stHR@txcourts.gov.

    If you have any questions, please call Ms. Renee Wilson at (713) 274 - 2834.

    Personal interviews will be conducted by invitation only.

    The First Court of Appeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national

    origin, sex, age, religion, or disability in employment or in the provision of services. Minorities, veterans, and persons with

    disabilities are encouraged to apply. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodation

    needed during the application process should be communicated by the applicant to the Clerk of the Court.

    Number of Openings: One (1)

    Posting #: 01-24-02-LC

    Starting Date: September 1, 2024

    Closing Date: When Filled

    Annual Salary Range: $65,000 to $70,000 Location: 301 Fannin Street

    Houston, Texas 77002

    This is a temporary clerkship assignment. Position ends on August 31, 2025.

    GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The 1st Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas, is accepting applications for the position of law clerk. The position performs

    advanced legal research with in-depth analysis and preparation of legal memoranda; interprets laws and regulations; and

    provides legal advice and counsel. Works with direction from the justices with an opportunity to use initiative and mature

    judgment. The law clerk position is a temporary clerkship position that starts on September 1, 2024 and ends

    August 31, 2025.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    Conducts manual and computer assisted legal research; analyzes statutes, judicial decisions, and other legal sources.

    Prepares memoranda and proposed opinions in civil and criminal appeals. Performs research on special problems, and

    administrative matters. Applicants must have the ability to work independently. Participates in pre- and post-submission

    conferences. Performs related work as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Knowledge of legal principles in civil and

    criminal law; excellent legal research and writing skills; knowledge of Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure, Uniform

    System of Citation, and Texas Rules of Form. Ability to identify, analyze, and present issues, both orally and in writing.

    Proficient in computer research and word processing skills. Familiarity and working knowledge of Word. Ability to prepare,

    plan, and organize work and to communicate clearly and effectively. Applicants must have taken the entire Texas Bar

    Exam before the starting date, posted above, for this position.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Excellent writing skills; top 30% of graduating class.

    RELATED MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES: The following Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) codes

    are generally applicable to this position: 27A, 250X, 4402, 51JX, LGL10

    Military Crosswalk for Occupational Category - Legal (texas.gov)

    E-VERIFY:

    This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the

    Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work

    authorization.

    FIRST COURT OF APPEALS

    JOB VACANCY NOTICE

    Posting #: 01-24-02-LC

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

    Submit a single complete electronic application consisting of the following in pdf format:

    1. Cover letter;

    2. Resume;

    3. Electronically-signed State of Texas Job Application, which may be obtained from:

    http://www.txcourts.gov/1stcoa/careers/

    4. Certified law school transcripts;

    5. Certification by law school of class rank or explanation from law school of general percentile rankings;

    6. Short writing sample (5 pages); and

    7. Three references.

    Email completed application to 1stHR@txcourts.gov.

    If you have any questions, please call Ms. Renee Wilson at (713) 274 - 2834.

    Personal interviews will be conducted by invitation only.

    The First Court of Appeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national

    origin, sex, age, religion, or disability in employment or in the provision of services. Minorities, veterans, and persons with

    disabilities are encouraged to apply. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodation

    needed during the application process should be communicated by the applicant to the Clerk of the Court.


  • 18 Jan 2024 7:41 AM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    WANTED: ACCOMPLISHED TRIAL ATTORNEYS

    Are you an experienced Trial Attorney ready to elevate your career? If you desire excellence, superior compensation, career advancement, autonomy, personal fulfillment, work-life balance, and a flexible work schedule, you've found the perfect fit. We're reshaping the legal landscape in the heart of Houston.

    We are actively seeking accomplished, ethical, and entrepreneurial Trial Attorneys to join our growing team on the AIG complex on Allen Parkway, strategically located between River Oaks and downtown. We value excellence, curiosity, grit, emotional intelligence, problem solving, and sound judgment. We also value growth mindset, plain English writing, coachability, leadership, communication skills, client service, and humor.

    Why Us?

    Mark P. Yablon founded Yablon Law PLLC to be the go-to boutique law firm in Texas for excellence and a client-centric, purpose-driven approach to law. Our culture is laid back; celebrates timely quality work; abhors internal drama; has a “no yelling, no jerks” policy; and embraces respect, caring, compassion, and collaboration among clients and teammates. We invest significantly in technology, giving us a competitive edge over many legacy firms.

    Yablon Law’s clientele includes international to local businesses, families, and individuals. We often develop personal relationships with clients and ethically leverage AI and other technologies to bolster our brand and to strengthen our legal research and client advocacy.

    We don’t do everything, but we don’t do one thing. Our statewide practice focuses on the following:

    Commercial/Civil Litigation & Transactions

    Real Estate | Construction | Landlord-Tenant

    Bankruptcy (Adversary, 7, 11 & 13)

    Probate | Wills | Trusts

    General Counsel

    Family Law

    Our Ambitious Vision

    Come aboard our exciting journey to assemble a top-notch team of 10+ attorneys supported by paralegals, law clerks, a marketing officer, and an operations officer who continually strives for excellence ala Ritz-Carlton. Let’s improve our profession and significantly impact each other and our diverse clients, who are raving fans.

    Senior Trial Attorney Opportunity

    • Thrive in a culture of ethics, fun, excellence, winning, client happiness, financial profitability, and emotional health for you and your team
    • Take charge of a reasonable Litigation docket and collaborate on winning strategies
    • Persuasively and professionally advocate for clients in your preferred practice area(s).
    • Continually master skills in law, leadership, business, client service, and technology to become your best version of yourself
    • Mentor and be mentored in a collegial and collaborative environment
    • Minimal production: 1,200 billable/collectible hours per year but earn additional meaningful compensation for extra production

    Competitive Compensation, Bonuses & Benefits Package

    • Earn 35% to 50% of each dollar you bill/collect—no earnings cap (i.e. 1,200 billed/collected hours at $370 an hour = $155,200 base comp, 1,800 hours at $370 an hour = $255,356 base comp, 1,200 billed/collected hours at $500 an hour = $210,000 base comp, or 1,800 hours at $500 an hour = $345,075 base comp)
    • Client origination credit—20% bonus on each dollar billed/collected firmwide that you personally originate your first 12 months; 15% bonus thereafter—no bonus cap (i.e. You originate $100,000 of billed/collected hours firmwide in your first year = $20,000 origination bonus)
    • Escalating monthly bonus for continuous monthly production >100 billable/collectible hours
    • Virtually unlimited PTO
    • Free secured, covered garage parking; free random meals, happy hours, and other fun activities; free CLE and other professional development; and free dues for Texas Bar and one other professional/networking organization
    • Beautifully remodeled offices with easy access to Historic Buffalo Bayou and walk, bike & kayak trails
    • After 90 days: receive $400 monthly for medical, disability, and life insurance and $1 for $1 match up to $300 monthly in retirement plan (100% immediate vesting)

    Trial Attorney Minimum Requirements

    5+ years of multiple first-chair commercial/civil trial wins in Texas state or U.S. district courts.

    Ready to redefine your legal career? Apply today at recruiting@yablonlaw.com and experience the Yablon Law difference! Please submit resume, law school transcript, and writing sample of substantive motion, petition, or brief filed in Texas state court, U.S. District Court, or U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Feel free to include anything else you feel is helpful.

    We promise not to contact your current employer without your written consent.

    Sincerely,

    Mark P. Yablon

    Managing Partner

    1-17-24


  • 8 Nov 2023 1:55 PM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    Family Law Firm in Westchase, Houston, seeks a full time Bilingual Divorce Attorney.

    You will be able to handle all aspects of a divorce, child support case, modification of the parent child relationship case from day one. Common tasks include drafting agreements, court orders, pleadings, discovery, attending mediation and trial in a fast paced environment. You will handle the client’s case from beginning to end while maintaining a high level of client satisfaction. You must be willing to go to trial as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Spanish Speaking required
    • Family law experience required
    • Licensed by the State Bar of Texas
    • Excellent legal research and writing skills
    • Excellent litigation skills
    • Negotiable; salary commensurate with experience.
    • Pay is based on experience
    • $100,000.00-$110,000.00 plus monthly bonuses based on billable hours.

    Schedule:

    Monday thru Friday 8:a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Apply with a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should detail what you are looking for in your next job, your career goals, your family law, qualifications, and the soonest date you can start. This is not a remote position.

    We offer: ..

    • Paid sick leave
    • Work with two family law attorneys
    • We offer a community environment
    • Achievements are recognized and rewarded
    • Casual Fridays
    • Paid CLE in San Antonio for the Annual Family Law CLE
    • Paid Hotel Accommodations in San Antonio for the Annual Family Law CLE
    • Health Insurance Stipend
    • Paid vacation
    • Paid State Bar dues
    • Free parking
    • Great location close to the beltway

    Send resume to laura20franco@yahoo.com .

  • 14 Sep 2023 4:50 PM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    State Job Title: Court Law Clerk II Number of Openings: One (1) Annual Salary Range: $65,000 to $70,000 Location: 301 Fannin Houston, Texas 77002

    This is a temporary clerkship assignment.

    Position ends on August 31, 2024.

    GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The 1st Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas, is accepting applications for the position of law clerk. The position performs advanced legal research with in-depth analysis and preparation of legal memoranda; interprets laws and regulations; provides legal advice and counsel. Works with direction from the justices with opportunity to use initiative and mature judgment. The law clerk position is a temporary clerkship position that begins as soon as possible and ends August 31, 2024.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Conducts manual and computer assisted legal research; analyzes statutes, judicial decisions, and other legal sources. Prepares memoranda and proposed opinions in civil and criminal appeals. Performs research on special problems, and administrative matters. Applicants must have the ability to work independently. Participates in pre- and post-submission conferences. Performs related work as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Knowledge of legal principles in civil and criminal law; excellent legal research and writing skills; knowledge of Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure, Uniform System of Citation, and Texas Rules of Form. Ability to identify, analyze, and present issues, both orally and in writing. Proficient in computer research and word processing skills. Familiarity and working knowledge of Word. Ability to prepare, plan, and organize work and to communicate clearly and effectively.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent writing skills; top 30% of graduating class.

    RELATED MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES: Veterans, Reservists, or Guardsmen with a MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of 27A Judge Advocate General, 250X Judge Advocate General Corps, LG10 or 04 Legal, 4410 Master of Law (General), and 44 Legal services or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are encouraged to apply. Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at: http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Legal.pdf E-VERIFY: This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

    FIRST COURT OF APPEALS JOB VACANCY NOTICE Posting #: 01-24-01-LC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit a single complete electronic application consisting of the following in pdf format: 1. Cover letter; 2. Resume; 3. Electronically-signed State of Texas Job Application (see www.twc.state.tx.us/jobs/gvjb/stateapp.pdf); 4. Certified law school transcripts; 5. Certification by law school of class rank or explanation from law school of general percentile rankings; 6. Short writing sample (5 pages); and 7. Three references. Email completed application to 1stHR@txcourts.gov. If you have any questions, please call Ms. Renee Wilson at (713) 274 - 2834. Personal interviews will be conducted by invitation only. The First Court of Appeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability in employment or in the provision of services. Minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable acco

  • 29 Aug 2023 9:37 AM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    Apply Online: Director of Compliance and Legal Operations

    Position Description

    Harris County Commissioner Precinct 4 is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Compliance and Legal Operations. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of business contracts, legal restrictions or requirements, and compliance best practices, as well as strong leadership and written communication skills. The Director of Compliance and Legal Operations will advise and strategize with the Divisions within Precinct 4, review, and draft various internal and external contracts, negotiate, and manage communication with external stakeholders, and ensure the highest standards of legal compliance.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement compliance policies and procedures across all areas of Precinct 4.
    • Monitor and assess the effectiveness of the compliance program and make recommendations to the Chief Compliance Officer for improvements.
    • Establish a system of internal controls to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
    • Maintain current knowledge of relevant laws and regulations and communicate changes to leadership and team members.
    • Provide prompt and accurate advice and guidance to Division team members regarding applicable laws and regulations.
    • Research, analyze and draft internal memoranda interpreting relevant laws and regulations to assist in carrying out the mission of Precinct 4.
    • Coordinate and negotiate terms with external stakeholders.
    • Build relationships and work collaboratively with Precinct leadership and executive team.
    • Conduct and complete legal research and other projects as assigned.
    • Respond to public records access requests, as appropriate.

    Requirements

    Supporting Job Application Documents: Applicants should provide a resume with three (3) professional references identified and at least one (1) writing sample.

    Education: Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School.

    Experience:

    • Five (5) years of progressive experience performing the related duties such as: reviewing, analyzing, and drafting documents related to complex legal issues and legislation; serving as a legal advisor; and working knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines: Corporate Law, Legislation, Litigation, Commercial, Federal or State/Municipal Government, Labor Contracts, Employment Law, or other relevant disciplines.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Experience balancing and leading a team, whether formally or informally.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
    • Experience working with regulatory agencies and auditors.

    NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.

    Daniel Rodriguez, Managing Attorney

    DRodriguez@DHRFirm.com


  • 20 Jul 2023 12:07 PM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    At Meneses Law, we pride ourselves on maintaining a supportive and inclusive work environment that fosters professional growth and career advancement. 

    1. Bar examination: We understand the bar examination is a challenging milestone in any law graduate’s career. We are interested in connecting with candidates who have demonstrated dedication, diligence, and ambition while preparing for the exam. 
    2. Academic Excellence: We value academic achievements. We are seeking graduates who excelled in their studies, with strong academic record.
    3. Integrity and Ethical Values: Upholding ethical principles is fundamental in the legal profession. We seek candidates who exemplify integrity, honesty, and commitment to ethical conduct.

    If you have any recent graduates in your network who match our criteria, we would be grateful if you could pass along this opportunity to them or provide us with their contact information. If there are any careers fairs or events where we can meet prospective candidate, we would be delighted to participate.

    Submit your resume to:  recruiting@meneses.law

      


  • 29 Jun 2023 1:32 PM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    Description

    WG, a boutique litigation Texas law firm with offices in Houston and Beaumont, Texas has an excellent opportunity for a litigation attorney with defense experience in areas including personal injury, auto, products liability, premises liability and trucking/transport.

     The position is in-office in the firm’s Houston office located in the Uptown/Galleria area. In addition to a competitive salary, the firm offers a profit-sharing plan, 401(k) plan with an employer match, firm paid short term disability, long term disability and term life insurance. Some travel may be required and among the law firm’s offices throughout Texas to attend trials, arbitrations, inspections and hearings.  

    Details:

    • Salary: $100,000+, salary commensurate with experience
    • Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability; Life Insurance; 401k plan with employer match; profit sharing plan; bonus plan.
    • Work Environment: In-office, open-door partner policy

    Requirements

    Qualifications:

    • Good standing active member of the State Bar of Texas;
    • Defense litigation experience;
    • Resume, 2 writing samples, 3 professional references;
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills; and
    • Strong work ethic.

    Responsibilities:

    With the supervision of a partner, the candidate for this position will handle the legal process from investigation to trial. Tasks include but are not limited to the following:

    • Regular communications with the client, building and establishing relationships;
    • Advising on status of case, arbitrations and proceedings;
    • Responding to and preparing discovery;
    • Preparing legal analysis memorandums, briefing and reports;
    • Conducting and defending depositions;
    • Responding to and preparing motions and engaging in motion practice;
    • Appearing before the Court;
    • Preparing for and attending hearings, mediations, arbitrations, pretrial proceedings and trial; and
    • Preparing post-trial motions and appeals, if required.

    Questions:  email: ngire@wilkinsgire.com




  • 23 Mar 2023 1:25 PM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

    State Job Title: Attorney III Posting #: 14-23-05-AT

    Closing Date: Until filled Location: Houston, Texas

    Salary Range: $ 7,500 – 8,137.86 per month Start Date: As soon as possible

    (depending on experience)

    GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas, is accepting applications for a staff attorney assigned

    to Justice Meagan Hassan’s chambers. The attorney in this position is expected to perform highly advanced

    work with in-depth analysis and presentment of legal issues. The position provides opportunities to use

    initiative and mature judgment in assisting the justices in the disposition of appeals and original

    proceedings. In helping to process the work of the chambers, the attorney provides advice and counsel to

    the justice in the assigned chambers as well as to other members of the court. The attorney reviews records

    and briefs, conducts legal research, and makes recommendations to justices. Working with direction from

    the assigned justice, the attorney prepares written memoranda and initial drafts of court opinions. The job

    requires a strong command of appellate law and procedure and a strict adherence to rules of confidentiality

    and judicial ethics.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    Applicants must have the ability to work independently. Essential job functions for the position include:

    • reviewing appellate records and filings to assist justices in resolving issues presented in civil and

    criminal appeals and original proceedings;

    • conducting electronic legal research and, when necessary, manual research;
    • analyzing statutes, judicial decisions, and other legal sources;
    • assessing cases for jurisdictional issues and attending to special problems and administrative

    matters;

    • consulting with members of the court in connection with the court’s disposition of substantive and

    procedural issues, formulating recommendations to panel members, and preparing memoranda and

    initial drafts of proposed opinions and judgments;

    • assisting with review of motions and preparation of separate writings and related work, as assigned;
    • assisting panel members in preparation for oral argument, including making oral presentations

    addressing appellate points, attending oral argument and participating in pre-submission and postsubmission conferences among justices, and attending to follow-up research and record review.

    • reviewing motions for rehearing and making recommendations to panel members; and
    • generally helping to process the work of the chambers, observing court rules, following court

    processes and procedures, and maintaining confidences of the court.

    FOURTEENTH COURT OF APPEALS

    JOB VACANCY NOTICE

    Posting #: 14-23-05-AT

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Applicants must have the following qualifications:

    • license to practice law in the State of Texas;
    • knowledge of legal principles in civil and criminal areas;
    • knowledge of the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure, Uniform System of Citation, and Texas

    Rules of Form;

    • ability to identify, analyze, and resolve legal and procedural issues and to present findings and

    conclusions, both orally and in writing;

    • excellent legal-research skills, including a proficiency in computer research and cite checking;
    • excellent legal writing, editing, and proofing skills;
    • word processing skills;
    • ability to prepare, plan, and organize work, and to communicate clearly and effectively.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Two to six years’ experience in private practice;
    • Experience on a law review, law journal, or other publication; or
    • Trial, moot court and/or mock trial experience.

    RELATED MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES:

    Veterans, Reservists, or Guardsmen with a MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of 27A Judge

    Advocate General, 250X Judge Advocate General Corps, LG10 or 04 Legal, 4410 Master of Law

    (General), and 44 Legal services or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement

    may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are encouraged to apply. Additional Military

    Crosswalk information can be accessed at:

    http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Legal.pdf.

    FOURTEENTH COURT OF APPEALS

    JOB VACANCY NOTICE

    Posting #: 14-23-05-AT

    E-VERIFY:

    This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if

    necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s

    Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

    Submit a single complete electronic application consisting of the following in pdf format:

    1. resume or curriculum vitae;

    2. electronically-signed State of Texas Job Application for employment; available on the Fourteenth

    Court’s website career page. (http://www.txcourts.gov/14thcoa/careers/ )

    (www.twc.state.tx.us/jobs/gvjb/stateapp.pdf.);

    3. law school transcripts and class rank or explanation from law school of general percentile rankings; 1

    4. writing sample;

    5. three references familiar with the applicant’s work product and work habits; and

    6. cover letter.

    Email completed applications to 14thHR@txcourts.gov. You may also email any questions to

    14thHR@txcourts.gov.

    Personal interviews will be conducted by invitation only.

    The Fourteenth Court of Appeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the

    basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability in employment or in the provision of

    services. Minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Pursuant to the

    Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodation needed during the application

    process should be communicated by the applicant to the Clerk of the Court.

    1 For applicants with more than three years’ experience as a practicing attorney, a resume may substitute for l


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The Houston Young Lawyers Association (HYLA) is a bar association of Houston young attorneys. Our membership consists of lawyers age 36 and under, or 5 years of practice or less, as well as law students. Our mission is to help our members learn, lead, network, and serve. Please check out our calendar for upcoming events, and our committees page to see how you can get involved!

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