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2-4 Year Casualty Associate

Dallas

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks a 2-4 year Litigation Associate for the Dallas office.   This position principally involves handling casualty litigation matters on behalf of major insurers, including commercial automobile, premises liability, products liability, and construction defect claims.  Candidates should have experience with client contact, depositions, hearings, and trials.  Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.

2-5 Year Civil Litigation Associate

Austin

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks a Texas-licensed attorney with 3-5 years of civil litigation experience.  This position principally involves defense of construction defect and personal injury matters.  Strong litigation skills are a must, including experience handling depositions, hearings and trials.  Excellent advocacy and writing skills are necessary.  Applicants should be receptive to partner direction, but capable of managing a case without significant oversight.  Send resume and writing sample to: [email protected].

5-10 Year Personal Injury/Litigation Attorney

Austin

Thompson Coe, Cousins, & Irons LLP seeks a Texas-licensed attorney with 5 to 10 years of personal injury and litigation experience for its Austin office. Applicants should be receptive to partner direction, but capable of managing a case without significant oversight. Knowledge of insurance defense practice requirements preferred but not required. Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.

3-5 Year Civil Litigation Associate

Austin

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks a Texas-licensed attorney with 3-5 years of civil litigation experience.  This position principally involves defense of construction defect and personal injury matters.  Strong litigation skills are a must, including experience handling depositions, hearings and trials.  Excellent advocacy and writing skills are necessary.  Applicants should be receptive to partner direction, but capable of managing a case without significant oversight.  Send resume and writing sample to: [email protected].

3-8 Year Commercial Litigation/ Real Estate Attorney

Austin

The Austin office of Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons seeks a Texas-licensed attorney with 3-8 years commercial litigation/real estate experience.  Applicants should be receptive to partner direction, but capable of managing a case without significant oversight.  Knowledge of insurance defense practice requirements preferred but not required.  Send resumes to [email protected].

2-5 Year Professional Liability Associate

Austin

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks a 2-5 year Professional Liability Associate in our Austin office.  This position principally involves handling litigation matters, including trial or alternative dispute resolution, negotiations, experience involving actions before professional regulatory bodies, with a heavy emphasis on defending allegations of error or omission by design professionals, lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals and insurance specialists, among other professionals.  Candidates should have a working knowledge of state and federal civil procedure as well as experience handling depositions, hearings, and reporting to insurance carriers.  Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.  

3-5 Year Professional Liability Associate

Dallas

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks a 2-5 year Professional Liability Associate in our Dallas office.  This position principally involves handling litigation matters, including trial or alternative dispute resolution, negotiations, experience involving actions before professional regulatory bodies, with a heavy emphasis on defending allegations of error or omission by design professionals, lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals and insurance specialists, among other professionals. Background in commercial litigation would be helpful  but not required. Candidates should have a working knowledge of state and federal civil procedure as well as experience handling depositions, hearings, and reporting to insurance carriers.  Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.  

4+ Year Labor & Employment Associate

Dallas

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks a 4+ year Labor & Employment Associate for its Dallas office.   This position principally involves handling all employment-related matters, including compliance with federal, state and local laws regulating employment.   Our practice involves administrative, arbitration, and trial and appellate litigation, representing management in discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, workers’ compensation retaliation, civil rights, employment related tort claims, trade secret/breach of fiduciary duty, “whistleblower” and other employment-related claims, enforcement of and defense against covenants not to compete, and class actions, representative actions for unpaid overtime under the FLSA, and other multiple-plaintiff lawsuits.   Candidates should have working knowledge of representing employers before many federal, state and local administrative agencies, and various local fair employment practices agencies.   Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.

3-5 Year Professional Liability/Labor & Employment/Casualty Associate

Los Angeles

Thompson Coe & O’Meara, LLP seeks a 3-5 year Professional Liability associate for its Los Angeles office. This position principally involves handling all professional malpractice and employment-related matters, including compliance with federal, state and local laws regulating employment. Our practice involves administrative, arbitration, and trial and appellate litigation, representing professionals in malpractice matters, and labor and employment management in discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, workers’ compensation retaliation, civil rights, employment related tort claims, trade secret/breach of fiduciary duty, “whistleblower” and other employment-related claims, enforcement of and defense against covenants not to compete, and class actions, representative actions for unpaid overtime under the FLSA, and other multiple-plaintiff lawsuits. Candidates should have working knowledge of representing employers before many federal, state and local administrative agencies, and various local fair employment practices agencies. Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.

Billing Specialist - Law Firm

Dallas

The Billing Specialist will work under the general supervision of the Billing Manager and must work according to the Firm's established policies and procedures, while maintaining the integrity of the Firm's billing processes. The successful candidate will need to be experienced and customer service focused and be proactive and responsive to assist attorneys, secretaries and clients, while observing confidentiality with questions and/or problems. Maintains positive contact with clients, attorneys and non-attorney staff at all times. Important to have experience working in a law firm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform billing and e-billing for clients.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to interact with attorneys and staff and follow-up on issues until resolution.

  • Ability to work independently and with a team structure and interact with an array of personalities.

  • Other functions and projects as assigned by management.

  • Respond to client inquiries and special projects.

  • Comply with drafting and bill issuance timelines.

  • Report to management on status of WIP and billing progress.

  • Proactively seek and provide recommendations to improve existing processes.

  • Ability and willingness to assess procedures and proactively recommend improvements to existing processes.

  • Ability and willingness to meet aggressive deadlines, including those of a last-minute nature.

  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Superior oral and written communication and grammar skills.

  • Proficient utilizing Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Elite, eBillingHub and ARCS.

  • Faxing, copying, and responding to emails as necessary.

  • Reads, sorts and dates incoming mail. Follows section guidelines pertaining to mail. Ensures outgoing mail is timely delivered. If necessary, routes mail to specific delivery service and follows up on timely delivery.

  • Handles billing process, and billing memos under the guidance of the attorney, as appropriate. Interacts congenially with clients, attorneys, legal assistants, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives in and outside of the Firm.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, possess a willingness to help others and have above average customer service skills.

  • Performs work honestly, ethically and safely.

  • Maintains a good attendance record. Is punctual and prepared to perform duties upon arrival.

  • Communicates regularly with supervisors about department issues.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Three to five years legal billing experience in a professional services environment, preferably a law firm.

  • Knowledge of electronic billing applications preferred.

  • Advanced knowledge of Elite billing system preferred.

  • High school diploma or equivalency required.

  • Must have experience and knowledge of legal billing practices.

  • Knowledge of 10-key by touch and typing 60 wpm.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills a must.

  • Must be proactive and have strong customer service experience.

  • Prefer a candidate that is multi-task oriented with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

  • Knowledge of Firm's software, Word, Excel, Elite (accounting and billing software) eBillingHub and ARCS.

  • Position requires to sit for long periods of time and work at a computer station.

  • Strong Attention to detail.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate in person, by email, and telephone to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact; follows instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff, to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.

  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities.

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4+ Insurance Coverage & Litigation Associate

Dallas

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks Insurance Coverage & Litigation Associate in the Dallas office. This position principally involves handling litigation matters, including the direct defense and advising of insurance companies in context of both liability and property insurance claims.  Candidates should have a working knowledge of state and federal civil procedure as well as experience with depositions, hearings, and evaluating insurance coverage issues. Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.  Candidates licensed to practice law in Texas with at least 4 years’ experience required.