Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 22,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Austin, TX
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - E-Discovery
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Profile

Paralegal Candidate will work in varied litigation practice and includes administrative proceedings and appeals, in the areas of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, environmental litigation, fraud, construction litigation, malpractice, negligence, suits against the government, administrative appeals, and some appellate work. Will include supporting attorneys in drafting pleadings, correspondence, and settlement agreements; reviewing and responding to discovery; reviewing, organizing, and analyzing client documents and document production; interfacing with clients; preparing attorneys for hearings; pulling cases off Lexis/Westlaw; scheduling meetings; maintaining and organizing files; overall management of cases from beginning to end; eFiling; looking up Travis County civil docket information and setting hearings; and calculating deadlines and keeping track of same.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, History, Philosophy, or other writing intensive major REQUIRED. Paralegal certificate preferred. Working knowledge of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure REQUIRED. Experience with trial presentation/preparation software and eDiscovery software is a plus. Trial or contested case hearing experience a plus. Knowledge of Administrative Procedures Act and SOAH rules a plus. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook, including word processing, creating table of contents, table of authorities, tracking changes and merging documents. Must have excellent writing and communication skills, and a high degree of attention to detail.

Company info

Kent R. Hance
Hance Scarborough, LLP.
111 Congress Avenue
Suite 500,
Austin, TX 78701

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