Primary Responsibility:
To handle mortgage-related litigation files as lead counsel in State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts.

Primary Accountabilities:
  • Provide legal advice to the Firm's mortgage servicing clients
  • Research and analyze legal sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes
  • Prepare legal briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, and any other necessary legal documentation during the course of litigation in State Circuit Court, Probate Court, Appellate Courts, Federal District Court, and Federal Bankruptcy Court, State and Federal.
  • Handle civil litigation cases from referral to resolution, which may necessitate the use of written and oral advocacy, motion practice, discovery, trial preparation, trial, and appellate court briefing and argument.
  • Participation in mediation, willingness and ability to understand complex loan documentation and loss mitigation processes

Skills / Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher.
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence. 2-5 years' experience.
  • Licensed to practice law in the State and Federal Courts in Texas, including Bankruptcy Court and the Eighth or Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • 4+ years' experience preferred in finance or representation of financial institutions in real estate related matters.
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to work through complex mortgage-related issues.

  • Ability to represent the company in various forums to foster the desires and image of the company in the community.
  • Dependable, ethical, and trustworthy.
  • Professional image at all times.
  • Strong desire to provide exceptional customer service
  • Self-starter and able to work independently.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Significant physical abilities include lifting up to 15 lbs. /carrying/sitting/standing for long periods of time, reaching/handling, talking/hearing conversations, near/far visual acuity/depth perception/field of vision. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read hand written or typed material and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public, government agencies and other staff.