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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

CITGO Petroleum Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

May 01,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Senior Paralegal The candidate will provide advanced litigation paralegal services in connection with state and federal lawsuits, arbitrations, claims, government inquires, subpoenas and regulatory proceedings involving the Company, including: intake of new cases; docketing of events; ensuring timely response; tenders of defense to insurers and indemnitors; organization, maintenance and control of responses to document production requests and subpoenas; creation and management of document databases; coordination of other discovery, including depositions and interrogatory answers; liaison with designated outside counsel and their paralegal staff; contact court administrators and opposing counsel; liaison with internal clients and other departments; provide assistance to Legal Department attorneys; interpretation and implementation of contractual provisions regarding defense and indemnity. May also provide advanced commercial paralegal services in connection with contracts, finance and real estate matters, bankruptcies, trademarks and patents, foreclosures, corporate governance, collection and judgments, and other transactional matters involving the Company. Conduct legal research and develop standard pleadings and documents. Maintain and update extensive departmental case management system (TeamConnect) which tracks status of all assigned cases and provides critical information for reporting to senior management. Utilization of TeamConnect includes monitoring budgetary requirements of outside counsel per Retention Standards; opening new files; updating matter status notes, involved parties, dispositions, recoveries and settlements; maintaining calendars/appointments, contact cards and accurate allocations; approving invoices as required; entering expenses; monitoring service of process; closing and archiving matters; and preparing reports for the paralegal’s areas of responsibility. Assist with document and electronic information requests and production in litigation, regulatory investigations and governmental agency requests or subpoena.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have High School Diploma. Bachelor’s Degree, Paralegal certificate, college training in paralegal studies or Paralegal certification is preferred. Should have 2+ years of job related experience.

Additional info

Requisition # 2018-4859

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CITGO Petroleum Corporation
1293 Eldridge Pkwy.
Houston, TX 77077