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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

Amaro Law Firm

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Posted on

Mar 07,2018

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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be drafting discovery, thorough knowledge of TRCP rules which apply to trial preparation (i.e., 18.001’s, TRCP 203, business record affidavits, etc.), e-filing, preparing trial notebooks, ordering medical records, signing-up new cases, setting up medical appointments, supervising pre-lit legal assistants and support staff, responding to client inquiries, scheduling depositions, coordinating with record retrieval companies and deposition companies. Will be managing pre-litigation and litigation dockets by taking ownership of files. Assisting attorneys in preparation for hearings and trials. Investigating and fact-finding for cases. Assisting in preparing legal documents such as legal arguments, motions, contracts and agreements. Organizing, indexing and tracking files. Analyzing and organizing information to produce reports. Providing administrative support for attorneys in court and at the offices.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 5+ years’ experience in personal injury/mass tort/storm damage litigation. Experience with/in 10+ Trials is essential. Bilingual is highly preferred. Associate degree in paralegal study is preferred. Certification from the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) or the American Alliance Certified Paralegal (AACP) credential offered by the American Alliance of Paralegals, Inc. is preferred. Must have 5+ years of experience in Litigation and 3+ years of experience as Paralegal. Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies is preferred. Paralegal Certification from NALA or AACP is preferred. Fluent in Spanish is preferred. Excellent organizational and logic skill is preferred. Excellent Computer Skills (Excel, Outlook, Microsoft) is preferred. Familiarity with legal databases. (Abacus, Needles, Trial Works) is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Amaro Law Firm
8100 Washington Avenue
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77007