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Legal Staff Paralegal in Austin, TX

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Austin, TX

Posted on

Jul 20,2018

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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. Paralegal Duties: Work with solo Attorney and another Paralegal in a multi-office setting in area. General civil and business litigation practice, with a focus on plaintiff s work in personal injury and DTPA/consumer. 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.

Qualifications: Notary Public also preferred. 1-5 years experience as a paralegal. Bilingual in Spanish strictly required. 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. Seeking a candidate with at least one to five years substantive paralegal experience. Prefer candidates with paralegal or CLA certificate. Experience in Plaintiff personal injury law preferred. Must be a highly motivated self-starter with ability to analyze problems and operate independently with substantial multitasking. Firm is not unusually stressful for litigation practice, but days can get hectic. Position provides substantial opportunity for learning and professional growth in a respectful and empowering environment where suggestions and input are valued. Ideal for someone looking to expand their litigation and office management skills and help expand a practice. Substantial analytical and problem-solving skills.

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Law Firm Staff