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We pride our firm on its collaborative and supportive work environment in which all individuals – attorneys and staff alike – are challenged to perform at the highest levels and given the opportunity and resources to do so. We are a diverse group united in the common purpose of providing excellent legal representation and unmatched client service. We are always looking for dynamic, ambitious, and talented individuals who are equally committed to these goals and want to work at a law firm that is invested in their success inside and outside of the office. If you fit that description, we’d love to hear from you.

​Our firm is committed to providing equal opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees. No person will be denied employment or benefits on the basis of age, gender, color, race, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief, status as a member of uniformed services, or disability that does not preclude performance of the essential job functions.

Macdonald Devin Madden Kenefick & Harris, P.C

Debbie Archer
Operations Manager

214.744.3300

careers@macdonalddevin.com

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE (3-10 Years):

With our continued growth, we are looking to add associate attorneys to our practice. We look for candidates with sharp legal minds, excellent communication and writing skills, a willingness to learn and make a commitment to getting the job done at a high level.

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For attorneys with litigation experience (6-10 years), we have openings for candidates interested in a challenging litigation position. You will defend product liability and general liability cases in both State and Federal Courts. The right candidate will be given significant responsibility, including motions, discovery, case management and development of litigation strategy. The position offers the opportunity to litigate against accomplished opponents in high-exposure cases.

If you are an attorney with 3-5 years of litigation experience and are looking for your opportunity, we offer a chance to take the next career step and further your litigation skills by taking depositions, attending hearings, and developing and executing litigation strategy on cases. Most importantly, for those willing to learn, this is an opportunity to work with and be guided by seasoned trial lawyers who will encourage you to develop your skills.

Qualifications:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in Texas
  • 3+ years of litigation experience
  • Superior analytical skills and ability to navigate novel legal issues
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Deposition and law and motion experience preferred
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced team environment

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Work closely with other attorneys on legal projects
  • Effectively communicate with clients
  • Regularly handle court appearances, written discovery, motion practice, and depositions

We offer competitive compensation and a very comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, parking, and more.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm’s policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Candidates should include resume and cover letter, as well as a recent writing sample, and may be submitted via careers@macdonalddevin.com.

Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant:

The Firm is seeking a skilled, self-directed litigation paralegal to join our trial team. You will be responsible for the coordination of all the details before, during and after trial.

The successful candidate must have high-level experience with a range of litigation support applications. Additional qualifications include excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication and management skills, creativity, initiative and ability to work in a team environment.

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Responsibilities

  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Draft pleadings, motions, and notices and file them with the court
  • Knowledge of statutory deadlines (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics, etc.)
  • Obtaining, analyzing and organizing third party records such as medical records, billing records, and construction files
  • Scheduling depositions and hearings
  • Corresponding and working with experts
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
  • Help with voir dire, jury selection and witness preparation
  • Maintains chain of custody
  • Manages logistics of production of documents – hard copy, images, native
  • Checks legal cites for proper format, content and standing (Westlaw, Lexis)

Skills:

  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices etc.
  • Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Extensive computer and database expertise

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Proficient in Adobe
  • E-filing tools

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, parking, paid time off, and more.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm’s policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Candidates should include resume and cover letter, and may be submitted via careers@macdonalddevin.com.