Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Harris County

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Feb 22,2018

Posted on

Feb 06,2018
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Paralegal Duties: The candidate reviews and prepares files, analyzes, organizes and tracks case files. Electronically files in the mandated e-filing Courts. Drafts and responds to various correspondences, discovery requests such as Requests for Admissions, Requests for Production, and Interrogatories. Calendars discovery deadlines, hearings, and docket control orders for trials. Acts as liaison between courts, clerks, attorneys and the public as needed. Calendars, organizes, coordinates and attends various meetings with attorneys as needed. Assists and attends court hearings, depositions, and meetings with attorney as needed. Becomes familiar with the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. Demonstrates an ability to locate relevant rules needed to complete tasks assigned. Organizes assignments with minimal attorney direction. Performs other related work as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification:The candidate must have Bachelor's Degree in legal support services or closely related field OR Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies Or A Paralegal Certificate OR 7+ years of Paralegal Experience. Familiar with the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure is essential. Excellent oral and written communication skill is essential. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs Word and Excel is essential. Must have skills in Legal Terminology and Microsoft Word.


Deadline: 28 February, 2018

Additional info

Position #02722 Send resume. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Harris County
1310 Prairie Street
Ste. 240
Houston, TX 77002-2042
Phone: 713-274-5445

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