Litchfield Cavo LLP - Attorney Opening

23 May 2022 10:55 AM | Lucy Cain (Administrator)

Litchfield Cavo LLP is a premier insurance coverage and litigation defense law firm founded in 1998 on one principle—client service comes first. Our attorneys operate out of 23 offices, serving clients in more than 35 states nationwide. Collectively, we are a resource of experienced trial attorneys providing creative and responsive service.

Our Houston, TX office is growing and actively seeking an experienced Associate Attorney interested in growing their career among our team of staff and attorneys, who value and foster open and honest communication, and act with integrity and professionalism.

Litchfield Cavo offers a competitive compensation plan and an excellent benefits package in a dynamic work environment that provides substantial opportunities for professional development.

OPPORTUNITY | Associate Attorney

Litchfield Cavo seeks well-rounded, highly-motivated, an experienced Associate Attorney with 2 to 6 years of civil litigation experience and history of academic success. Must be licensed to practice in Texas courts. Additional court admissions preferred. This is an exceptional opportunity to handle a variety of civil litigation matters, such as personal injury, trucking/auto, products and premises liability, for nationwide clients with a forward-thinking firm.

SKILLS and ABILITIES

The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with the following:

· proactively work independently and as part of a team;

· demonstrate strong legal research and analytical skills;

· excellent written and verbal communication skills;

· strong attention to detail with superb organization and prioritization skills;

· ability to move from case to case;

· knowledge of both state and federal court procedures; and

· proficiency with MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and navigating the internet.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include handling a substantial caseload involving personal injury, trucking/auto, products and premises liability. The following are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to do this job successfully under the direction of a partner:

· draft, prepare and handle pleadings, motions, orders and legal memoranda;

· draft and respond to written discovery and dispositive motions;

· conduct legal research competently and with proficiency;

· prepare and take depositions of parties and experts;

· review client documents, draft case evaluations and status report correspondence;

· assist with and participate in mediations and court appearances;

· interact directly with clients, claim professionals, opposing counsel, colleagues and staff.

Our Firm provides an experienced support staff, current technology, ongoing training, and full-time IT and marketing departments.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Matthew D. Walker at walker@litchfieldcavo.com

Litchfield Cavo LLP supports and encourages workforce diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class in accordance with all applicable laws.

Job Type: Full-time


ABOUT ASSOCIATION

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CONTACTS

hyla@hyla.org
(713) 224-4952  

Lucy Fisher Cain (281) 685-9929

P.O. Box 61208

Houston, Texas  77208

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