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Trial Paralegal (883)


Designation: Direct Hire Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: JOS000000883  


Job Description:

Assist attorneys during all phases of litigation including managing and indexing large document production and deposition summaries during discovery, preparing for depositions, hearings and trial, and subpoenaing records.

Support attorneys in managing litigation cases including document collection and preservation, document review, document production tasks, and maintaining case filing and discovery database.

Indexing and summarizing.

E-filing at all levels, case management, research and the ability to handle a varied docket.

Assist with scheduling, drafting correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents, preparing documents for depositions and trial and filing documents electronically.

 

Qualifications:

Five plus years of experience with extensive experience in litigation matters, both Federal and State court.

Trial experience (handling logistics, attending trial, handling trial exhibits and demonstratives, assisting with pre-trial filings and filings during trial, etc.).

Ability to efficiently handle multiple cases with changing priorities and deadlines.

Excellent organizational, proofreading, editing, and writing skills.

Experience reviewing medical records and drafting medical summaries.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (intermediate to advance level) – Outlook, Word, Excel - and Adobe.

Team player with excellent people skills as well as the ability to work independently.

Must possess an adaptable and pleasant demeanor and readily adjusts to changes in firm policies and procedures.

Flexibility to work overtime as needed.

Travel as needed.

Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year accredited school.

 

Experience handling appellate cases a plus.

Contact:
Becky Barclay