Job Details

Paralegal – Litigation

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 12,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal – Litigation The candidate will prepare due diligence background investigative reports and provide thorough documentation of research. Provide investigation and research to locate individuals domestically and in foreign countries. Assist with analysis and retrieval of information from courts locally and on a nationwide basis. Perform factual research and search databases for specific information. Acquire government records from state and federal agencies. Maintain a high level of understanding of online research tools and technology. Prepare materials for hearings, interviews, depositions, and trial. Acquire Courthouse News petitions/complaints on a nationwide basis to facilitate client development. Research eminent domain bills filed and monitor progression through the Senate and House (every other year). Coordinate and manage document collections and productions. Must have Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic background. Should have 10 years of law firm experience. Technical skills: MS Office, Relativity, PACER, Westlaw and LexisNexis is required. Knowledge of rules of civil procedure and familiarity with the local rules of various courts is needed. Knowledge of e-discovery rules and document collection procedures and experience e-filing in various courts is must. Government/internal investigations experience is a plus.

Additional info

job id : 591. Send resume and salary requirements.

Company info

Human Resources
Vinson & Elkins LLP.
1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002
Fax: 1-713-615-5120

Review:

"A Wonderful Law Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

There is no shortage of cases to work on, so be sure to do your homework and prepare for anything.

Pros : I shopped around a lot before taking this job and I know I made the right choice. They are wonderful and will treat you like family.
Cons : There is a lot of work to be done, but everyone is always willing to help out. Ask for help and you will get it.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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