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Plaintiff Legal Assistant (8608)


Designation: Direct Hire Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: 8608  


Job Description:

Fantastic opporutnity available for an experienced Plaintiff Personal Injury Legal Assistant. 

  • Extensive client contact
  • Drafting correspondence, affidavits and other litigation related documents
  • Prepare and answer discovery
  • Assists with trial preparation
  • Create and/or maintain meticulous records, spreadsheets, and files
  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities in an efficient manner, rapid turnaround required, and generally perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines while managing multiple projects with competing priorities

Qualifications:

Minimum of 5 years’ recent law firm litigation paralegal experience, with State court and Federal litigation experience

Four-year Bachelor's degree and/or two-year ABA approved Paralegal certificate ideal but not required

Spanish speaking ideal but not required

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite to include Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Adobe Pro

Team oriented; must be capable of working in a collaborative environment

Self- motivated and able to operate independently with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Must pass criminal background check

Must be punctual and have excellent attendance

This is a high-volume personal injury department so you must be organized with the ability to multi-task with multiple deadlines, under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Must have experience in handling all aspects of the litigation process; from intake through trial preparation. Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices, etc. Must have extensive computer and database expertise. Must be a team player and have the ability to work independently.

Contact:
Becky Barclay