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NEEDED: ATTORNEY & PARALEGAL: Federal Cases 42 USC 1983 & 1988 Related - legal/paralegal - job employment

City: Dallas / fort worth
Date: 10 Nov 2017
Category: legal / paralegal

Hiring on a contract and 100% remote basis:

Attorneys and paralegals who have the ability and experience to research and prepare quality briefings in federal court in Texas relating civil issues. Must successfully present well-reasoned arguments in briefs. You will assist on a remote and part-time basis with all aspects of the federal case. You will not be required to make any appearances. Federal appellate experience a plus but not required.

Our state court case raises U.S. Constitutional and Due Process questions as well as actual bias. 42 USC §§ 1983 & 1988 related. Federal question jurisdiction.

See Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., 556 U.S. 868 (2009), is a case in which the United States Supreme Court held that the Due Process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment requires a judge to recuse himself not only when actual bias has been demonstrated or when the judge has an economic interest in the outcome of the case, but also when "extreme facts" create a "probability of bias." Multiple other cases apply.

Responsibilities include:
*The position will require reviewing of state filings to transfer to federal court and or to review for federal questions in civil litigation case.
* Draft pleadings, proposed orders, trial motions, discovery, subpoenas, correspondence
* Available to provide on-going remote support
* Extensive knowledge of federal rules of civil procedure as well as an in depth understanding of the federal litigation process
* Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
* Strong attention to detail with a proactive approach to accuracy

* Ideal candidate will have at least four (4) years of federal case law experience.
Will consider experienced paralegals and 3rd year law students for research.

Email your resume, cover letter explaining your qualifications and phone number for consideration. Also, note your desired hourly compensation. Confidentiality in all discussions will be maintained.

We are searching for the most qualified candidates.

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