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Legal Staff Paralegal in Austin, TX

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Company name

Kitchens Law Firm

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

1-5 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Posted on

Aug 09,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for General civil and business litigation practice, with a focus on plaintiff’s work in personal injury and DTPA/consumer. Job duties include creating and editing correspondence and legal documents including pleadings and discovery; research using the internet and Westlaw; client billing and light genl. bookkeeping; conducting potential new client intakes; record requests; maintaining contact with clients to ensure proper case development and good communications; witness interviews; contact with Court and opposing counsel; preparing attorney for mediations, hearings, depositions, and trials; ordering supplies; filing, and maintaining office calendars, and general office duties for the professional operation of a law firm.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be Bilingual in Spanish. Notary Public also preferred. Must have at least one to five(1-5) years substantive paralegal experience. Prefer candidates with paralegal or CLA certificate. Experience in Plaintiff’s personal injury law preferred. Should have experience with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe and be generally tech savvy with some math skills, experience with PC law or general legal office management programs preferred. Must be a highly motivated self-starter with ability to analyze problems and operate independently with substantial multitasking.

Additional info

Please submit resume, references and salary requirements. No phone calls, please. Hours 9 a.m.- 6:00 p.m., with some flexibility.

Company info

John Charles Kitchens
Principal
Kitchens Law Firm
1800 Lavaca Street
Suite 109,
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-476-1176
Fax: 512-476-1910