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Discovery & Motion Practice Associate Attorney (Full Time)

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Discovery and Motion Practice Associate Attorney (Full Time)
Firm: Van Wey, Metzler & Williams, PLLC
Location: Dallas, TX, in office
Compensation: $75,000-$100,000+ DOE
About the Discovery and Motion Practice Associate Attorney Position
We are looking for someone to work and grow with the firm. The associate attorney will be responsible for handling discovery and motion drafting for medical malpractice cases along with various types of complex personal injury cases.
Who We are Looking For
We are searching for a proactive, driven, forward thinking Associate Attorney. The Discovery and Motion Practice Associate Attorney's responsibilities include drafting and responding to discovery, handling discovery disputes, assisting with expert discovery, drafting motions and motion responses, legal research, and legal writing. During the process, you will be required to collaborate with a team on each case.
You must have experience drafting motions, arguing law and motion matters, and handling discovery. You should be an associate attorney with at least 1-5 years of personal injury litigation experience.
About Van Wey, Metzler & Williams, PLLC
Mission Statement
Our experienced attorneys and staff fiercely advocate for victims of medical malpractice and other catastrophic injuries. We strive for the gold standard in everything we do. We are in the business of helping people through the worst moments of their life and giving them fair and exceptional representation.
Values Statement
Our core focus as an experienced and award-winning law team is to work closely with our clients to understand their experience, help set realistic expectations, lead them through the challenging legal process, and seek the justice they deserve.
At Van Wey, Metzler & Williams, we are selective about the cases we take on because we value the client relationship. We don't want our clients to feel like they are just a number and being run through a factory.
Discovery and Motion Practice Associate Attorney Responsibilities
- reviewing medical records
- conversing with medical experts
- draft motions and responses, discovery, legal briefs
- perform in depth legal research
- perform in depth discovery investigation
Discovery and Motion Practice Associate Attorney Qualifications
- 1-5 years of experience handling civil litigation matters, specifically personal injury claims, medical malpractice a plus
- Approach problem solving proactively and have the ability to both work independently and collaborate with peers
- Motivated, reliable, and able to work within a professional firm environment
- Exceptional research and strong legal writing abilities
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Capability to follow detailed instructions
- Candidates should have experience analyzing, researching, and drafting briefs, addressing sophisticated legal issues on complex litigation
- Must be able to work well in a team environment, have exceptional interpersonal communication skills, and a strong desire to develop and advance their legal career
- Must be currently licensed and reside in Texas
Associate Attorney Skills
- Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
- Perceptive and meticulous.
- Capacity to regulate and perform under stress.
- Familiarity with case law and legislation within and related to Personal Injury.
- Experience using firm software and case management programs, and office productivity (Office 365, Filevine, and Lead Docket).
- 401k
- PTO (Accrual based PTO... Start with 2 weeks, after 2 years goes to 3 weeks, after 5 years goes to 4 weeks)
- HSA Plan, firm pays 75% of employee's insurance
Salary Range
- $75,000- $100,000 DOE + discretionary bonuses
Must be willing to complete DISC and hiring performance assessment.
The Van Wey, Meltzer & Williams, PLLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.
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