Associate Attorney

Duffley Law LLC
Posted Nov 11
Full Time
Houston, Texas

Duffley Law LLC is a law firm based in the northwest Houston area, focusing on real estate and small business law. We are expanding!

We are always looking for full-time attorneys to help us at all levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advocacy : Advocating effectively on behalf of our clients.
  • Drafting & Review: Drafting effective & precise documents, whether they be contracts, court filings, or other documents. Closely reviewing documents to spot issues.
  • **Client Communication:  **Building and maintaining strong client relationships through effective communication and transparent updates on case progress. Providing timely responses to client inquiries and addressing concerns. Handling initial case intake as required.
  • **Legal Research and Analysis:  **Staying up-to-date with relevant practice area laws, regulations, and legal trends. Conducting comprehensive legal research to support case strategies and client needs.

Responsibilities :

  • Attending in-person hearings, consultations, and trials as applicable.
  • Billable hour requirement of 1,200 per year.
  • Weekly check-in calls with managing attorney.
  • Some weekend availability will be expected depending on client demands.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Texas state bar and eligibility to practice law in Texas.
  • [Optional] Admission to the Illinois state bar and eligibility to practice law in Illinois.
  • Experience or clear interest in practicing real estate law, landlord-tenant law, estate planning law, and/or small business law.
  • Excellent writing, research, and analytical skills.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and software.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with clients, colleagues, and opposing parties.


  • Ability to earn a bonus based on annual billable hours and business origination.
  • Unlimited PTO.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement within the firm.

In your application, please let us know what practice area you are most interested in pursuing.

We look forward to reviewing your application. Join us in helping to drive our firm to the next level!