compensation: Commensurate with experience employment type: full-time
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Position: Rapidly growing Austin based personal injury law firm is seeking an attorney to work in our Austin personal injury section as a docket manager.
Zinda Law Group is a rapidly growing elite personal injury law firm. We handle complex cases and maintain a small docket, enabling us to best serve our clients. Our clients expect top-notch representation and that is exactly what we provide. We pride ourselves on our skills, compassion, and commitment to helping those in need.
Firm Philosophy: We treat everyone with dignity and respect. It is our firm belief that every member of our team is valuable and should have the opportunity for a financially and personally fulfilling career. Everyone who works here goes home at the end of the day knowing they have done a great job for our clients and have made a positive contribution to the lives of others. Our firm is a great place to work.
Our core principles are:
Only the Best;
Failure is Not an Option;
We All Take Out the Trash;
Run the Firm Like a Business.
-Supervise a Team of Litigators:
Review personal injury cases for quality assurance and a high level of legal work, specifically ensuring attorneys: (1) Hit fee goals and other key performance indicators; (2) Have satisfied clients; (3) Follow firm processes; and (4) Take cases that meet the firm's minimum threshold and case type.
Review attorney reports;
Communicate issues to senior partner as they arise;
Meet with attorneys at key parts of case, such as prior to trial, depositions, meditations, and hearings, to ensure they are prepared and have a sound strategy;
Review key documents prior to filing or submission;
Help resolve client issues as they arise and intervene when necessary;
Prepare and review hearing strategies;
Conduct docket reviews with the firm's attorneys and trouble shoot any issues.
-Create and Maintain Firm Policies: Create and implement policies/procedures for the personal injury section, and ensure current policies/procedures are being followed.
-Ensure Attorneys are Hitting Goals: Ensure teams are hitting their goals and milestones, and identify any additional needs to hit those goals and milestones.
-Take on Assignments As Needed: Provide pre-trial assistance and handle litigation assignments as needed, including drafting pleadings, discovery, and motions.
-Work with other departments to ensure the successful growth of the firm.
Qualifications and experience:
At least 1 year of experience practicing personal injury or civil litigation;
Experience drafting and responding to motions;
Experience in presenting oral arguments at contested hearings and trials (bench and/or jury);
Substantial knowledge of TRCP and Rule of Evidence;
Must be licensed and in good standing with the Texas State Bar;
Licensed and in good standing with CO, AZ, and/or NM State Bars is a plus but not required;
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus, but not required:
Excellent work ethic with the drive to "get the job done";
Must be approachable and able to effectively communicate with professionalism;
Great attitude and ability, MUST work well with support staff and be very organized.
The Hired Person Will Be:
Able to think outside the box
High level of initiative
Commensurate with experience
IRA Plan with company contribution match
Discretionary holiday bonuses
Excellent working environment
Top-notch software and systems that work efficiently and consistently
Opportunities for on-going training and mentoring by our outstanding team
Opportunities to advance and grown within the firm
To apply, you must submit a resume and cover letter through the following link: