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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

Location

Houston, TX

Posted on

Dec 27,2017

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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. Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be supporting needs to be able to rely on and trust to help run the office with another employee when he is not there, deal with clients, courts, and defense counsel, and take care of whatever needs to be taken care of. Responsibilities: Strong emphasis on drafting court-ready state and federal motions and filings quickly and with attention to detail. Able to draft requests and responses to discovery; motions, pleadings, demands and correspondence; Maintain the litigation calendar flawlessly: to include discovery deadlines, hearings, appointments; Maintain daily organization of a high volume docket; Able to draft requests and responses to discovery; motions, pleadings, demands and correspondence; E-file state and federal pleadings and motions; Document, organize, and prepare a file for trial; Deal professionally with clients; Maintain office file cloud system; and Able to scan, fax, email.

An Associates degree or higher; Paralegal certification required. Should have 7 years of experience, 5 of which needs to be litigation experience in a law firm. High volume firm experience preferred. Must have 5 years of litigation experience as a paralegal in a law firm. Should have experience with federal and state e-filing. Experience calculating and calendaring deadlines via interpretation of local state and federal rules is needed. Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word. Experience with MAC/Apple computers is preferred; Experience with cloud-based client management software is a plus.

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Law Firm Staff