Associate Attorney

Witherite Law Group
Posted Jan 26
Full Time
Fort Worth, Texas

Job Details

Job Location

Witherite Law Group - Fort Worth - Fort Worth, TX

Position Type

Full Time

Description

Witherite Law Group is a personal injury law firm specializing in trucking and commercial motor vehicle wrecks. Our vision is to improve the life of each person we serve. Whether it is for our employees, our clients, or our community, WLG puts people first, provides unmatched expertise, and displays integrity in every situation.

Our attorneys and staff are committed to helping injured clients get the care and service they deserve. We take care of the complex legal work so that our clients can focus on recovery and getting their lives back. We are determined to help our clients get the settlement they deserve, and we will be by our client’s side every step of the way.

We have been in business for over 20 years, are consistently rated as one of the Top 100 Places to Work and are a National Top Workplace honoree. We are proud of these achievements and honored to be among this prestigious list of companies. Our culture is special. But you can’t just take our word for it...apply today and join the WLG family.

We are looking for a litigation attorney. Someone with the experience and confidence to handle a case from complaint to trial. We keep caseloads low, and we provide excellent support from a team of 3 that are exclusive to you, as well as several other support staff that are shared among limited teams. We also have attorney mentors assigned to assist with the day to day. Attending training from the nation’s top advocacy groups is highly encouraged and paid for 100%. Pay is extremely competitive and is revisited often to ensure it remains that way. We have an excellent benefit packages as well.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handle and manage files from signup through trial
  • Work up prelitigation files through presuit negotiations
  • Work up litigation files from filing the lawsuit, handling writing discovery and depositions, and trying the case
  • Willingness and ability to regularly interact with clients, adjusters, staff and other lawyers over the phone and in person.
  • Successfully lead a litigation team of 5 plus people
  • Successfully lead a prelitigation team of 2-3

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Litigate a case from beginning to end
  • Have good work ethic and present strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work cohesively in a team environment
  • Experience in supervising and managing other team members
  • Admission to some or all Texas federal courts
  • 5 – 10 years experience
  • Pre-Litigation case management and negotiation experience
  • Experience handling cases involving commercial motor vehicles
  • Willing to expand trial skills and knowledge
  • Willing to expand knowledge of trucking litigation and obtain board certification in truck accident law
  • Willing to work independently yet be accountable

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of Personal Injury litigation experience
  • Trial experience preferred
  • Commercial case experience a plus
  • Experiencing litigating trucking and other commercial motor vehicle cases a plus

Education Requirements

  • Graduate of an ABA-accredited law school
  • Current member of the Texas Bar in good standing

Working Conditions

  • Office environment with normal business hours necessary to satisfactorily perform job functions.

Disclaimer:

This job description is intended to describe the primary duties and functions of the job but is not intended to be all-inclusive of the tasks and duties that may be assigned. Other tasks necessary to the daily functions of the firm may be required of the individual in this position.