Houston office of our client seeks civil litigation and bankruptcy associate attorney with 2+ years of experience. The candidate will serve in Management of assigned client base (40+ cases). Will obtain a positive resolution for clients (BK plan confirmation, cash settlement, debt relief/modification). Research and construct new angles and tactics to win against well-funded adversaries. Maintain a 'David vs Goliath' attitude. Create and manage a litigation plan for multiple clients. Negotiate with opposing counsel. Contact clients and/or third parties to obtain information necessary to support legal arguments. Set, prioritize, and work within deadlines. Document activity with clients and third parties in the online Case Management System. Must be licensed Texas Attorney in good standing (ideally admitted to Federal/Bankruptcy). Experience in consumer law or bankruptcy is essential. Should have experience with debt, mortgage, real estate, title, property insurance, credit, or related industries. Must have courtroom experience. Must have intermediate computers skills, (MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, web).
The candidate must be organized and able to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to problem-solve and not accept 'no' for an answer. Must enjoy negotiating and deal-making. Must be a friendly and effective communicator by phone. Must be honest and above reproach. Must possess a high level of attention to detail. Must be able to successfully prioritize and handle a high volume of cases/clients. Must be able and willing to support multiple people (multiple 'bosses'). Must have a willing attitude, ready to help any team member as needed. Must be flexible and adaptive to changing policies and procedures.
Litigation - General/Commercial, Bankruptcy* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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