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Trial Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Aug 04,2018

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Trial Paralegal Candidate will assist in preparation of depositions, hearings and trials. Additional responsibilities will include: Investigates facts of cases, analyzes data and organizes information and findings. Identifies which laws and legal articles pertain to a case, including previous judicial decisions. Assists in preparation of legal arguments. Prepares and drafts pleadings, discovery requests/responses and obtains affidavits. Attends and prepares for hearings and depositions. Prepares and eFiles all court documents. Organizes documents and coordinates document productions. Assists in drafting contracts and agreements. Meets billable hour requirement of 1,650 hours.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Paralegal certificate preferred. 7+ years of paralegal experience in a corporate legal department or law firm environment.Experience with and knowledge of eDiscovery software, such as Relativity. Must be proficient in Microsoft 2010 Office Suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel and an eDiscovery software, such as Relativity. Requires regular and predictable attendance during the assigned work schedule.

Company info

Audrea Lemons
HR Generalist
Thompson & Knight LLP.
One Arts Plaza
1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201

Review:

"A Great Firm to Start"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Be sure to ask questions whenever you have any. They will do their best to answer you as they are able to.

Pros : Thompson & Knight LLP is a wonderful firm with a friendly and inviting staff. They are knowledgeable and able to help out whenever I have questions.
Cons : The hours can be lacking some weeks depending on their current case load. Sometimes I have more time off than I would like.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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