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Competent Family Law Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Houston, TX

Posted on

Apr 03,2018
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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. Competent Family Law Legal Assistant / Paralegal The candidate will interview prospective clients, compile and summarize information. Will prepare some court documents and pleadings (including Original Petitions, SAPCR, Discovery Request and Responses, MSJ, etc.). Organize and prepare cases for court appearance - including witness interviews, subpoena of records, etc. Legal research. Discuss issues of case with client based on Attorney direction. Assist Attorney in court as needed. Utilize MyCase client management system. Perform other duties as assigned.

The candidate should have 3+ years experience as a legal assistant/paralegal. Excellent writing ( please submit writing samples or examples of completed work-product such as motions, orders, etc is essential. Interest in small/solo practice is essential. Excellent organizational skill is essential. Knowledge of or familiarity with family law pleadings, (SAPCR, Divorce, etc.) is essential. Knowledge of civil litigation process and activities--from intake to case closure is essential. Knowledge of MyCase or similar Practice Management tool is essential. Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred. Knowledge of general office skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, file maintenance, data entry, business writing is essential. Good telephone skills, grammar, punctuation and spelling skill is essential.

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Law Firm Staff

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