Job Details

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Company name

Perry & Shields, LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Posted on

Apr 16,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant The candidate will be responsible for providing litigation support to several attorneys in the litigation section of the firm. Will prerate a multi-line telephone system and other office equipment. Scan, photocopy, fax, organize, and maintain documents, filing in both paper and electronic filing systems. Review and screen inquiries from potential clients seeking legal representation. Assist attorneys in the investigative phase of litigation, including to, collecting, reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing pertinent records and assisting in the collection, review, and preparation of documents (affidavits, briefs, contracts, pleadings, appeals, legal correspondence, etc.) in connection with pending and potential legal disputes. Assist attorneys with legal research and investigation of the factual context surrounding client legal issues in order to further develop case theory and litigation strategy. Track and assist with discovery. Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas. Maintain and update databases. Analyze and file pleadings with court clerk via E-file. Other duties as requested by attorneys. Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill is essential. Must have exceptional analytical, grammatical, organizational, and time management skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and e-filing; Familiarity with legal concepts and terms, various office forms, legal documents, and courtroom proceedings. Should have 3+ years of experience as a Paralegal / Legal Assistant .

Additional info

Submit resume, cover letter, and desired compensation.

Company info

Joy Carpenter
Office Manager
Perry & Shields, LLP
5100 Westheimer Rd.
Suite 200
Houston, TX 77056

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