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Legal Staff Paralegal in Austin, TX

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Company name

Allensworth & Porter, L.L.P.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Feb 17,2018

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Legal Assistant Duties: Draft pleadings and discovery. Draft discovery motions and orders. Schedule depositions and hearings. Prepare deposition notices and schedule court reporters. Prepare documents for production (review for privilege and bates label). Make docket call announcements as required by local rules. Calculate and calendar deadlines per court rules and/or scheduling orders. Calendar depositions, mediations, etc., with appropriate reminders. Edit, format, and finalize various documents. Open and close case files per Policy and Procedures Manual. Maintain client and general files. Maintain case information sheets and service lists. Compose transmittal and other correspondence. Assemble and maintain trial notebooks. Prepare for trial. Summarize depositions. Coordinate travel arrangements. Perform overflow work on an as-needed basis.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: B.A. and/or paralegal certificate with 2-3 years of experience in litigation. Preferred experience with professional liability insurance defense practice and associated billing protocols, deadlines, and budgeting/reporting requirements. Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills. Candidates should be polished, professional, friendly, and work well in a team environment. Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, Westlaw, and time keeping system required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allensworth & Porter, L.L.P.
620 Congress Avenue
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78701