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Legal Staff Paralegal in San Antonio, TX

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Company name

Davis & Santos

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

San Antonio, TX

Posted on

Apr 07,2018

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Litigation Legal Assistant The candidate will be part of a dynamic team dedicated to providing the full range of legal administrative support to timekeepers in a timely and efficient manner. Type, proofread, format and edit correspondence, pleadings, memoranda, agreements and other legal documents under time-sensitive deadlines. Conversion of both paper and electronic files to PDF format. Heavy court filings including serving pleadings with the court and on opposing and associated counsel, at state and federal level and in many different venues. Maintain electronic case files. Prepare, organize, and maintain binders for trial, working papers, and business development purposes. Schedule appointments, depositions, meetings; maintain attorney and case calendars; make travel arrangements; set up conference calls. Track litigation deadlines. Enter attorney time into time-keeping program. Prepare and submit expense/reimbursement reports. Assist fellow legal assistants and additional attorneys as needed.

Qualification and Experience

A High School Diploma or GED required. Completion of business school or related professional legal office administration degree program or Bachelor’s degree preferred. 3+ years of legal administrative experience in litigation preferred. Should have strong skills in word processing and computer use: ability to type 85 wpm with high accuracy; proficiency in MS Office Products (Word, Outlook, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat Pro required; some knowledge of PowerPoint, time keeping programs, preferred. Must have current experience filing documents with State and Federal Courts, including electronic filing. Ability to read and understand local court rules, including rules for courts have not worked with before, and to ensure compliance with assigned judge’s individual rules and practices. Must have excellent grammar, proofreading, and organizational skills. Should have strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with all high level of professionalism.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Davis & Santos
719 S. Flores Street
San Antonio, TX 78204