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Legal Staff Paralegal in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler hailey PC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Aug 24,2018

Posted on

Aug 08,2018

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Paralegal/Office Administrator Duties: Responsible for the business administration of the local office, including all support functions. Will manage the routine facilities and information systems operations of the office as assigned. Legal research, fact investigation, and preparation of documents to assist attorneys. Under general supervision, researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals for review, approval, and use by attorney. Will identify and prepare exhibits for depositions, mediation and trials. Because the office does not have administrative assistants, will perform functions that are sometimes administrative and more typical of a legal secretary. Support the Managing Shareholder. Prepare pleadings, motions, discovery and correspondence relating to the office’s clients in both litigation, counseling and transactional matters as assigned; Maintain calendar for Shareholder; Manage documents and identify and locate pertinent documents for various projects (such as exhibits for a trial/deposition, key discovery responses or correspondence that contains relevant communications); Help coordinate workflow and reminders for attorneys; and As needed, work with Shareholder in charge of the office and/or Associate attorneys and staff in other firm offices. Facilities Duties: Issue building identification and office keys; Maintain personnel directory; Acts as Liaison between firm and landlord regarding any facilities projects, maintenance requests, or issues; Acts as safety coordinator and trains employees on emergency procedures; and Coordinates orders from main office facilities group and makes sure office is well-stocked with office supplies, kitchen supplies and marketing materials.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is highly desirable. 3-5 years of experience. Able to demonstrate working knowledge of litigation, proficiency with transcription, attention to detail, and competency with procedural rules in federal and state courts. Excellent oral and written communication skills are critical. Excellent client service and organizational skills to proactively manage workload with minimal supervision are essential. A hybrid of litigation paralegal and administrative support skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler hailey PC
6116 North Central Expressway
Suite 1201
Dallas, TX 75206