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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

LeClairRyan LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Oct 30,2017

Posted on

Jun 02,2017

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Profile

Litigation Paralegal Duties: Support a very successful litigation team who has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts with practice areas focusing on construction and insurance defense. Proactively assisting attorneys with all aspects of the litigation process from case inception through trial and appeal process. Overall case file maintenance, requesting and maintaining records, including indexing and filing case materials, following up on outstanding matters. Assisting attorneys with all phases of discovery, including first draft responses to discovery as directed. Managing and organizing large volumes of documents including hard copy and electronic files. Maintaining a master set of all documents, keeping updated records and correspondence files as well as preparing electronic files. Assisting with facilitating successful settlement processes.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program required. 3 - 5 years of litigation experience. Previous experience performing the following tasks: drafting correspondence and pleadings; assisting attorneys in preparing for depositions, mediation, trial; document management; knowledge of court rules; proficiency in e-filing (state and federal); calendaring and docketing; and research skills. Experience with electronic document review platforms such as Summation, Concordance, including key word searching and assistance in production coordination. Experience highly preferred in the following areas: Products Liability, Professional Liability, Insurance Defense and Commercial Litigation. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and be willing to work overtime if necessary.

Additional info

Tracking Code: 574-277

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
LeClairRyan LLP
1233 West Loop South
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77027