Description:

Large successful, top-rated Plaintiff's Personal Injury law firm with offices throughout the nation is seeking an experienced Plaintiff's Personal Injury Attorney for our downtown Dallas location.

Job Description:
  • Support and negotiate an assigned docket of Personal Injury cases (i.e., motor vehicle collision, trucking accident, and premises liability)
  • Conduct case evaluation, Pre-litigation management, review draft settlement demands, strong pre-litigation negotiation
  • Demonstrate Plaintiff's Personal Injury Pre-litigation negotiation experience, specific to MVA, trucking and slip and fall type cases
  • Coordinate with in-house Intake department to evaluate and signup new clients, including in-person (home and hospital) signups. Note that this may require occasional travel as well as occasional calls or meetings with potential clients on evenings and weekends
  • Assist Case Managers and other Attorney staff with various matters as requested (i.e., coordinating medical treatment, case approval, round tabling of files, heavy client contact, etc.) This may include supporting other branch offices as well
  • Motion practice, file lawsuits, draft, and respond to written discovery, take depositions, prepare clients, and present them for depositions as needed

Minimum Requirements:
  • Juris Doctor degree (i.e., JD)
  • Texas State Bar licensed
  • One to two years of Plaintiff's Personal Injury Pre-litigation/ Litigation experience
  • Must be able to occasionally travel (mostly day trips, but occasional multi-day)
  • Must have solid knowledge relative to local medical providers, clinics, diagnostic centers, etc.
  • Team player with a positive and cooperative attitude
  • Current knowledge of Personal Injury Law causes of actions, liability issues, damage elements
  • Must have excellent legal research and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be able to support neighboring county areas, which may result in occasional evenings and weekends as required

Preferred Skills (Big Plus Factors)
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Experience with Needles/ GrowPath Case Management software
  • Licensed in Texas or additional States
  • First Chair experience