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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff


Houston, TX

Posted on

Aug 06,2018

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. IP Litigation Paralegal The candidate will support attorneys in delivering the highest level of service to internal and external clients alike for both litigation in federal and state courts, as well as post grant proceedings at the Patent Office. Will handle all filings and service. Prepare and maintain (or oversee maintenance of) case files, indices and chronologies. Check docket and alert attorneys to upcoming deadlines. Assemble and organize requested materials for attorney or client review. Utilize a variety of computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases (such as document review and file management systems), and imaging in discovery and case management. Assist in document production process, including review for production and/or privilege, tagging and redaction, preparing privilege and redaction logs, and assisting with logistics and coordination utilizing document review tools, and quality control of productions. Guide clients in defensible processes applying the rules of ESI preservation and collection. Utilize internet file transfer, FTP, document security/encryption, and best practices in client data management. Interact with E-Discovery vendors, vendor management, and quality control. Draft correspondence, memoranda or pleadings. Perform investigative and background research, including witness location, and cases/legal authority gathering. Create and maintain databases of documents and information. Review and analyze documents, data, and depositions as required by team attorneys and/or clients. Assist at and in preparation for depositions of fact and expert witnesses. Coordinate preparation of motions and briefs including proofreading, cite-checking (if applicable), assembly of exhibits, filing and service. Assist with preparation for trial including gathering documents to be used as trial exhibits, preparation of witness binders, deposition designations, review and organization of materials for use by team attorneys, preparation of electronic presentations, and coordination with litigation support personnel. Organize work rooms. Coordinate trial set up including all trial work rooms, resources needed on site at trial, and coordinating with any eVendors used at trial. Provide proactive management of larger cases, including coordination of support efforts and preparing for upcoming events. Additional duties as assigned.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree or paralegal certificate required. 5+ years of paralegal or other relevant experience required. Demonstrates proficiency, skills and knowledge of the position as well as a commitment to continuous improvement and development. Experience with electronic filing in federal and state court and at the Patent Office for post grant proceedings. Possess strong oral and written communication skills, and outstanding organizational skills. Possess hands-on experience or training with ESI tools and general knowledge of E-Discovery procedures and resources. Certification and formal training in an E-Discovery (ACEDS, Relativity, NUIX, etc.), Records Management (ARMA), Information Governance, or Data Privacy areas preferred. Effectively anticipates, monitors, and meets the needs of internal and/or external clients in a timely manner that delivers high quality service. Demonstrate a strong commitment to the firm's strategic goals and mission. Serve as a role model and promote a positive work environment that values diversity by inspiring trust, confidence, motivation to succeed, and the firm's core values.

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Law Firm Staff