Hilliard Shadowen LLP has an immediate opening for an experienced commercial litigation paralegal in the firm’s Austin office.
We are a small, elite plaintiff’s commercial-litigation and civil-rights firm looking for ambitious, dynamic, driven, and passionate professionals to join our growing team.
Paralegal certification preferred
Experience working in commercial litigation practice is preferred
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The candidate will be recruited, hired and assigned by the Branch Manager. The candidate should be detailed-oriented, punctual, self-driven, able to work on multiple assignments at once, and sympathetic towards low-income persons. Work schedule is Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, plus additional hours if occasionally requested to meet deadlines. Type, file, and handle clerical office matters for the several paralegals and attorneys to whom the secretary is ... read more
The candidate will be responsible for providing administrative support to the program staff attorneys while helping promote the mission of the medical-legal partnerships (MLP). Conducts intake interviews and confirms the caller’s eligibility for services. Responsible for preparing and filing legal documents, conducting legal research, maintaining case files, and assisting with case preparation. Assist with other duties, including answering phones and email, fil... read more
The candidate will have representative duties which include the organization and maintenance of various corporate entities such as corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. Establish the corporate name, obtain the EIN, prepare organizational documents and coordinate execution and subsequent filing in proper jurisdiction. Prepare entity qualification or registration forms for foreign jurisdictions. Will prepare an...
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Software / Computer Engineer
The candidate must be interested in a career as associate or patent agent. Experience with the patent system is preferred. Must have a solid technical background and the ability to quickly learn new technology. A degree in computer engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering is required. Should have experience in one or more of the following areas: software application development, computer graphics, Internet applications, object-o...
The candidate will have exposure to preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Should be a chemical/materials patent agent with 1+ years of experience. Must have exceptional client handling skills, and be a pragmatic, results-oriented practitioner. Strong client handling skills are required.
Duties: Use firm technology to organize, index and oversee maintenance all file documents. Initiate and maintain docketing within Firm’s CompuLaw system and monitor trial calendars. Create, update and maintain West Case Notebook and Case Logistix databases. Court filings: Work with attorneys to finalize court documents for filing and service. File documents with the applicable court using CM/ECF, One Legal, and attorney services. Create, bind and d...
Paralegal – Insurance Defense Litigation
Duties: Review and analyze pleadings, contracts, discovery, and various legal issues to assist attorneys in implementing appropriate legal action. Maintain calendar and case docketing system. Prepare draft pleadings, motions, deposition notices, discovery requests, responses, and objections. Prepare correspondence, status reports, and pre-mediation and pre-trial reports for clients. Coordinate and schedule depositions, mediations,...
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The candidate will research U.S. and Global immigration law and procedures. Will assist with implementation of case strategy. Analyze information and documents provided by client to determine next steps for case preparation. Prepare draft documents for immigration applications. Communicate with Firm’s clients and global partners. Manage caseload. Maintain case records. Bachelor’s degree is needed. Strong writing and communication skills are needed. Prof...
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Freelance/Remote Legal Billing Specialist
The candidate must have 3+ years of experience in legal billing, including working with ABA litigation task codes, working with LEDES files, and e-billing to websites. The job duties include keeping up the applicable areas of the wiki.
The candidate should have substantial experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Excellent academics are required. Must be a member of the Patent Bar and have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline. Relevant technological experience with semiconductor processes and packaging, wireless (preferably with 802.11) communications, consumer products, software, cloud computing, networ...
The candidate will be responsible for supporting the individual attorneys and/or paralegals to whom assigned for specific, day-to-day drafting, transcriptions, and revisions of legal documents via electronically or directly. Should have high school diploma is required; a four-year college degree is preferred. Must have previous work experience including strong secretarial skills, word processing, general office procedures and filing techniques, along with t...
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