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Contract Trial Attorney (23755)

Designation: Contract Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: 23755  

Job Description:

Our client has an urgent opening for a contract Trial Attorney in Sugar Land, Texas with a minimum of 5 years of civil defense litigation experience, with a focus on Tort defense. Attorney will be assisting with a large upcoming trial to be held in Houston, TX in August of 2021. Position has the potential to turn into permanent employment with our firm for the right candidate.

Essential Functions:

  • Case assessment for liability, loss and damages
  • Manage client reporting, billing, budgeting and case management requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and business development skills
  • Drafting and responding to discovery
  • Conducting depositions
  • Exceptional research, writing and briefing skills
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local rules
  • Meet or exceed monthly billable hour goals
  • Occasional travel required


  • Demonstrates a high degree of commitment, honesty and integrity in all aspects
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Texas
  • Minimum of 5 years of civil defense litigation experience required / Insurance defense preferred
  • Extensive experience with Motions and Depositions
  • Second chair trail experience preferred
  • Critical thinking that displays initiative and adaptability
  • Self-motivated, organized, detail oriented, efficient, hard-working
  • Strong communication, writing and presentations skills
  • Proficient with Windows and Microsoft Office 2010-2016, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledgeable of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers, pdf compatible software, and related productivity application

Becky Barclay