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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Austin
Refer to Job # WWWT801085

Litigation Paralegal The candidate should have prior Law Firm Experience. Particularly, but not limited to, prior experience in the following areas: (1) formatting pleadings, discovery, briefs, and other legal documents. (2) filing legal documents (e-filing skills are required). (3) familiarity with motion practice, discovery, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and other litigation matters. (4) communicating with clients, court personnel, opposing counsel, and other third parties. (5) maintaining calendars. (6) meeting deadlines. (7) proficiency in data management software. (8) working flexible hours and managing time well. (8) communicating with other members of firm on pertinent documents, other correspondence, and tasks, to ensure deadlines met. Some college experience required. High School Diploma, required. Paralegal Certificate preferred. Should have 2-3 years of significant and substantive litigation experience as a paralegal/legal assistant in a law firm setting, preferred. Experience and familiarity with personal injury client software required. Computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Additional job responsibilities include general office duties, client intake, maintaining and updating databases, preparing and filing documents with various courts, analyzing and creating correspondence and other documents, organizing and storing documents within document storage software, copying, faxing, scanning, and mailing documents, billing, and contacting and following-up with clients, court personnel, insurance companies, opposing attorneys and their staff, and other third parties. Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred. Ability to conduct multiple and diversified clerical support functions at the same time. Responsibly handle highly confidential legal documents and information in a discrete and confidential manner. Having great oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

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