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Administrative Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

4-5 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 16,2018

Posted on

Apr 13,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Administrative Paralegal Duties: Draft pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, notices and subpoenas. Prepare witness and matter materials for attorney review. Manage electronic (ECF) filing process for team of attorneys. Conduct various document searches and factual research using Westlaw. Assist with preparations for hearings, mediations and trials. Collect, organize, analyze and summarize medical records. Organize and prepare exhibits, files and all other supporting documents for trial. Work in Relativity, Concordance or other databases. Answer incoming telephone calls and direct call traffic to the proper person. Assist with copying, scanning, transcription, and file conversion and other legal work as needed. Provide hospitality services for internal meetings. Preparation and revision of correspondence, memoranda and legal documents. Maintenance of electronic document management system. Maintenance of Outlook calendars, if needed. Reimbursements and check requests, if needed.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Junior Paralegal - 4 year degree and/or paralegal certificate from an accredited paralegal program with at least one year of experience. Or. Senior Project Assistant – 5+ years of related legal experience (if experience is not met for Junior Paralegal, paralegal education/certification may be substituted, all or in part, for experience required for this position). Strong verbal and written communication skills. Superior technology skills – must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products. Ability to prioritize, organize and manage work load. Takes the initiative in handling projects and anticipating what needs to be done. Works collaboratively and cooperatively with others. Requires a high degree of professionalism and the ability to exercise good judgment. Demonstrates teamwork. Detail oriented.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Butler Snow LLP
1020 Highland Colony Parkway
Suite 1400
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Review:

"Great launching pad Law Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Management should continue to offer onsite opportunities focused on health, wellness and self-improvement. Review work volume and demand trends in core practice areas and make a plan to address lawyer staffing gaps, growth opportunities or over-staffing to better match capacity with demand.

Pros : The best of Butler Snow LLP is Friendly environment, good quality technology, nice office, efficient work place, and Great work life balance. The location is great in terms of transport and lunch options. Senior Partners treat staff and associates with respect. Most of the employees are quite pleasant and a joy to work with. It's a great launching pad before you move to your next job.
Cons : When times are busy, you may be working after hours and weekends, but that is typical for any large law firm. Work-life balance is poor but you get good cases and enough amount of exposure.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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