Last updated August 5, 2022


Attorney IV (Fourth Court of Appeals). The Court seeks a Staff Attorney to produce advanced appellate work requiring extensive legal research, in-depth analysis, preparation of legal memoranda, and provision of legal advice and counsel. This attorney will work under the supervision of Chief Justice Rebeca C. Martinez, within the Chambers of the Chief Justice, with the opportunity to use initiative and independent judgment. This position will remain open until filled and the target start date is September 19, 2022. For more information, please click here.

 BEXAR COUNTY CRIMINAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE is currently accepting applications for prosecutors. To apply, please email [email protected]

VALDEZ & TREVINO seeks Associate Attorney: Texas-licensed attorney with 3-5 years of experience sought for an expanding Texas practice in civil litigation defense. An individual with a background in insurance defense litigation is preferable. Superior writing skills and a strong work ethic are essential. V&T provides a competitive salary along with yearly bonuses and excellent firm benefits. Benefits include: (1) Firm paid health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; (2) Yearly CLE budget; (3) 401K with firm match; (4) Profit sharing plan; and (5) PTO. Please contact V&T Office Manager Frank Joyce at [email protected] for more information.

CAREER JUDICIAL LAW CLERK (San Antonio, Texas). The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is seeking applicants for a Career Judicial Law Clerk position to support Magistrate Judge Henry J. Bemporad in the San Antonio Division. This position is anticipated to begin September 25, 2023. Salary Range: $66,892 - $95,339 (JSP 11-13) Salary commensurate with experience. Current or former federal law clerks may be eligible for appointment at the JSP-14.

Position Overview: The Court 's caseload is evenly split between criminal and civil cases. The law clerk's primary responsibility is to assist the magistrate judge in actively managing the civil docket, ensuring that cases reach trial or settlement through efficient discovery and motion practice. The civil caseload is comprised of a wide variety of federal and state-law matters including contract disputes, tort claims, employment discrimination actions, intellectual property disputes (patent, copyright, and related matters), civil rights actions, and other matters. The law clerk also supports the magistrate judge in criminal duties by providing research and drafting on criminal law and procedural issues as they arise. 

Qualifications: To qualify for the Law Clerk position, an applicant must have graduated from an accredited law school, have excellent academic credentials, possess superior legal research and writing skills, and be proficient in computer-assisted research. The applicant will be expected to perform administrative and case management tasks as needed. The applicant will be expected to draft orders and other documents efficiently, thoroughly, and in a timely manner. Preference will be given to those applicants with (a) civil litigation experience and (b) familiarity with federal law and procedure.

Benefits: This position is entitled to health insurance, scheduled holidays, periodic salary increases, retirement, and participation in the Thrift Savings Plan. The Court is not authorized to reimburse candidates for travel or moving expenses. This position is subject to mandatory Electronic Funds Transfer participation for payment of net pay. The final candidate will be subject to criminal history and financial background investigations by law enforcement agencies, including FBI fingerprinting. In addition, the applicant must be a United States citizen or a lawful permanent resident (i.e., green card holder) who is seeking citizenship.

Application Procedure: Qualified applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter; detailed resume with e-mail address and daytime phone number; law school transcripts; two writing samples; and three letters of recommendation. Please email all required documents in one PDF document by May 16, 2022 to Wendy Branham, Judicial Assistant: [email protected]. Applicants selected for employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 Vaccination Status Attestation form prior to hiring. All new employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to weekly testing. Before the start date, the new employee must present proof of vaccination or submit a recent negative covid test result.

ASSOCIATE CORPORATE COUNSEL OPENINGAre you a corporate lawyer who desires to engage in rewarding, servant-based work; work with a deeper purpose and meaning?  Preferred Counsel is actively recruiting for a lawyer with commercial contracts experience to serve as Associate General Counsel for a San Antonio based organization that serves vulnerable people in crisis through an innovative, personalized approach. This opportunity offers good pay ($130-150k), great benefits, work from home 4 out of 5 days, and, perhaps best of all, a sense of service and satisfaction in giving back to many in need while also engaging in complex legal matters. Please contact Morgan at 210-445-7669 or [email protected] for additional details. 

SMALL INSURANCE DEFENSE FIRM with offices in Corpus Christi and San Antonio seeks a briefing attorney. The firm's practice consists of medical malpractice defense and general liability defense work. The firm also assists healthcare providers with complaints before their respective state licensing boards. The ideal candidate for this position is someone with a high level of organizational skill and follow through on assigned tasks. Good time management and the ability to prioritize tasks is important. Prior experience working in defense firm setting (full time or as a law clerk) is preferred but not required. This is an entry level position with opportunity for advancement. The following is representative of the day-to-day job: (a) Preparing/Responding to written motions; (b) Propounding/Responding to written discovery; (c) Legal research; (d) Medical literature research; (e) Location and Retention of expert witnesses; and (f) Preparation of trial documents (witness lists, exhibit lists, bench briefs, jury charges, etc.). To apply please send resume and writing sample to [email protected].

LOCAL EMPLOYMENT LAW FIRM with an excellent reputation has retained Preferred Counsel to recruit a lawyer with top notch commercial or employment law litigation experience to join its team. Excellent opportunity to work on cutting edge employment law matters with a great group! Please contact Morgan at [email protected] for additional details!

ORTIZ & BATIS, P.C., an established San Antonio based insurance defense firm, with an excellent benefits package, seeks attorney with at least 3 years of experience. First chair trial practice is preferred and some actual trial experience is a must. This position involves all aspects of insurance coverage and litigation, including client communication, case evaluations, drafting and responding to written discovery and motions, conducting witness and expert depositions, attending court appearances, mediations, trial preparation and trial. Candidates will need strong written and oral communication, research skills and a high commitment to client service. ORTIZ & BATIS, P.C., is committed to a diverse work place and believes that by recruiting, hiring, and promoting people of different cultures, backgrounds, beliefs and preferences, the quality of our legal services to our clients is improved and more creative. Spanish speaking attorneys are encouraged to apply.  Please submit cover letter, resume, writing samples and references to [email protected]. Salary is commensurate with skill level and years of experience.

THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION is actively recruiting special agents with a legal background in the San Antonio area. For more information, please click here

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