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Legal Staff Paralegal in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Dean Omar & Branham, LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Posted on

Jul 30,2018

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Case Managing Paralegal The candidate will assists in drafting legal documents including, but not limited to, pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, and correspondence to opposing counsel and to the court. Obtains, reviews, organizes and analyzes medical records and pathology reports. Conducts computerized medical, scientific, and technical literature research. Analyzes materials and prepares synopsis. Maintains litigation docket and calendar, noting deadline dates for responsive pleadings/motions, court appearances, and other important deadlines. Assists attorneys in preparation for meetings, hearings, depositions and trials. Prepares witness and matter materials for trial preparation. Maintains, organizes, and tracks case files. Interacts with clients, respond to client inquires, keep client updated on progress of case. Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with firm policies. Files court documents. Trains new paralegals and attorneys to learn asbestos products, job sites, etc. Develops database of defendants, settlements, job-sites, and co-workers to assist attorneys with new clients. Assists with drafting and effecting client, co-worker, and expert affidavits. Assists attorneys with locating case files and documents.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a High school diploma or G.E.D. and two or more years of technical training. Minimum of 2 years experience as a paralegal is required. Must have a strong work ethic and along with at least 3 years of experience working as a paralegal, managing an asbestos litigation docket. Relevant industry certification. Experience working with mesothelioma docket needed. Excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills. Problem-solving skills. Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment. Plaintiffs' firm or asbestos litigation experience preferred. United States work authorization is required.

Company info

Jessica Dean
Partner
Dean Omar & Branham, LLP
3900 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75226