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Years of Experience
ProfileCompetent Family Law Legal Assistant / Paralegal The candidate will interview prospective clients, compile and summarize information. Will prepare some court documents and pleadings (including Original Petitions, SAPCR, Discovery Request and Responses, MSJ, etc.). Organize and prepare cases for court appearance - including witness interviews, subpoena of records, etc. Legal research. Discuss issues of case with client based on Attorney direction. Assist Attorney in court as needed. Utilize MyCase client management system. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have 3+ years experience as a legal assistant/paralegal. Excellent writing ( please submit writing samples or examples of completed work-product such as motions, orders, etc is essential. Interest in small/solo practice is essential. Excellent organizational skill is essential. Knowledge of or familiarity with family law pleadings, (SAPCR, Divorce, etc.) is essential. Knowledge of civil litigation process and activities--from intake to case closure is essential. Knowledge of MyCase or similar Practice Management tool is essential. Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred. Knowledge of general office skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, file maintenance, data entry, business writing is essential. Good telephone skills, grammar, punctuation and spelling skill is essential.
1415 North Loop West
Houston, TX 77008