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Legal Staff Paralegal in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Oct 23,2018

Posted on

Aug 10,2018

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Litigation/Personal Injury Paralegal DUTIES: Work under the supervision of the assigned attorney(s) and provide support to the litigation group. Draft legal documents such as notices, discovery, affidavits, subpoenas, trial exhibits, correspondence and more for review and approval by an attorney. Review of medical records and paraphrase of medical summaries. Preparation of deposition summaries for use in mediation and trial. Effectively communicate with clients, court personnel, counsel, third parties, private investigators, medical providers, experts, etc., and maintains regular contact with all parties. Performs factual investigations and analysis of file data. Review and organize case records. Consistent follow-through and ability and flexibility to multi-task and effectively balance priorities and meet tight deadlines. Skill to coordinate MultiCalendar schedules for attorneys and legal staff and maintain a balanced calendar when scheduling multiple case related matters such as case meetings, court proceedings, third party meetings, depositions, mediations, trials, etc. Assist and/or attend client meetings, hearings, mediations, trials, as assigned. Ensures proper indexing, filing and scanning procedures and the proper opening and closing of files, and other appropriate action required (i.e. shredding, record retention, etc.). Log and submit case time and expense billing for case files.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year undergraduate degree and a paralegal certificate preferred but not required. 3-5 years’ experience and exposure on commercial litigation matters as a paralegal required. Must know all aspects of litigation discovery. Must have exceptional computer skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe Software, PACER and electronic court filings. Experience working with various practice and case management databases (iManage), trial software and timekeeping and billing systems. Must possess excellent English communication skills with the ability to speak and write clearly and informatively and able to read and interpret information. Knowledge of e-filing procedures. Must be highly organized and maintain electronic and hardcopy case files per firm procedures. Exceptional customer service and people skills. Must have familiarity with the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC
1601 Elm Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201