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Legal Staff Paralegal in Austin, TX

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Company name

Texas Public Policy Foundation

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Sep 13,2018

Posted on

Jul 24,2018

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Profile

Litigation Paralegal Duties: Support the Director and attorneys in the execution of the Center’s legal work plan and furtherance of the Center’s mission. Case management, calendaring deadlines, filing pleadings, legal drafting and administrative functions relevant to the Center’s operation. Support Center attorneys in complex civil litigation and administrative filings, including the discovery process, briefs, trials, appellate work and amicus briefing. Draft pleadings and discovery, summarizing depositions and monitoring client files, including filing deadlines. Locate relevant documents, research, etc., docketing and e-filings, scheduling, coordinating and confirming court dates, appointments, and meetings, billable hours, understand the basics of a number of court documents, such as summons and subpoenas. Manage Center Law Clerk Program Execute Center administrative processes, such as attorney court admissions, budget tracking, purchase requests, travel arrangements, scheduling meetings and reserving conference rooms, maintaining paper case files, updating Center social media and website, managing Center email blasts and saving all documents, email and media to the appropriate server file.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 5+ years of experience as paralegal with civil litigation matters. A self-starter. Must be willing and able to further project assignments independently and often – and bring them to fruition. Detail-oriented and possess strong communication, organization, and time management skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, in particular, MS Word and Excel. Proficient in the federal PACER -filing and Texas e-filing systems. Highly organized. Responsibility for calendaring deadlines and file management. Must have the ability to work independently and communicate effectively with all Foundation staff, most importantly Center attorneys regarding client communications, filed case documents and deadlines.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Public Policy Foundation
901 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701