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Senior Trial Attorney

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Posted on

Sep 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


San Antonio, TX, United States


Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation
Litigation >> Litigation - Personal Injury
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The Senior Litigation Attorney is responsible for generating revenue. Will utilize team resources to develop cases. Will use state of the art case management software to manage progress of caseload.

Essential Functions

  • Generate revenue

  • Ensure 100% compliance on grade cards

  • Monthly status letters

  • Ensure ethical and legal obligations of self and subordinates

  • Maximize case values and attorney fees recovered

  • Handles own caseload as assigned in high volume practice

  • Taking and defending depositions, discovery, preparation of witnesses, research, drafting of pleadings, motions, briefs, and attend hearings.

  • First Chair trial responsibilities

  • Second Chair responsibilities as assigned

  • Manages work of a support staff as assigned

  • Manage Advologix attorney dashboard

  • Review all reports to stay up to date in real time on important issues related to the attorney’s docket and performance

  • Expense review and approval

  • Breakdowns completed on matters that have been resolved and depositing client funds

  • Disbursement of client funds

  • Obtain 5-star client reviews of attorney performance

  • Ensure 100% compliance on grade cards

  • Ensure ethical and legal obligations of all subordinates

  • Maximizing case values and attorney fees recovered

  • Additional projects, as assigned


  • AGGRESSIVE with the ability to command judge/ juries.

  • Hungry. Must be available to work afterhours—Key to success

  • Depth of experience

  • Must be able to work under pressure, follow instructions, and adhere to deadlines

  • Compassion/ empathy in order to deliver excellent client service skills and the ability to promote and maintain a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization

  • Superb organizational and time management skills to include meticulous attention to detail

  • Outstanding attendance and punctuality

  • Teamwork capacity to include ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in the department and the organization in general

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with policy and procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; researching/problem-solving skills

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to understand, analyze, and evaluate situations and exercise good judgment to make appropriate decisions

Preferred Education and Experience

  • JD degree from an accredited law school required

  • Admission to the State Bar of Texas and in good standing

  • Must have a minimum of 10 years’ personal injury experience. 20 personal injury trials, at least 15 of which are First Chair

  • Must be knowledgeable of applicable federal and state laws

  • Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and possess analytical skills necessary for competent legal interpretation

  • Technical proficiency

  • Must be capable of leadership and teamwork in a collaborative environment

  • Self-motivated and able to operate independently with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Must have valid TX driver license and good driving record

  • Spanish bilingual preferred


  • Paid vacation, all-purpose leave and holidays

  • 401 (k) plan

  • Medical, dental, vision and supplemental insurance available

  • Gym membership

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Relocation expense reimbursement

Company info

Thomas J. Henry Law

Company Profile

Since its inception in 1993, Thomas J. Henry has grown into one of the biggest plaintiff’s firms in Texas, representing injured clients throughout the United States. Celebrating it’s 25 year anniversary in 2018, the firm now employs more than 150 attorneys and 350 supporting staff across eight offices locations in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Austin, and Houston, Texas.

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