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Title : Construction Defect Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # LUUA825912

Construction Defect Litigation Paralegal Dallas, TX 75201 Full-time Job details Job Type Full-time Number of hires for this role 1 Benefits Pulled from the full job description Health insurance Dental insurance 401(k) Paid time off 401(k) matching Flexible schedule Life insurance Full Job Description is a prominent medium-sized AV-rated law firm located in downtown Dallas that specializes in the defense of insurance companies and their insureds. We have an exciting opportunity for a paralegal/legal assistant with three to five years of construction defect, transportation, product liability, personal injury, and premises liability experience. If you are seeking stable, long-term employment in a congenial environment, we want to talk to you. Responsibilities: Develop construction case chronologies (previous construction defect experience is required) Schedule depositions, mediations, inspections, and meetings Calendar and monitor discovery deadlines, depositions, hearings, and other events (scheduling proficiency is imperative) Order, review and summarize depositions, workers comp., employment, and medical records (medical background is not necessary but previous experience in the area is preferred) Review, analyze and organize document production by opposing parties and co-defendants Respond to and subpoena records Draft discovery responses, notices, basic motions, orders, and settlement agreements Prepare records, assemble exhibits, pleadings, discovery, and trial preparation Prepare open records requests Attend selected depositions and meetings with clients, witnesses, and other counsel State and federal e-filing Organization and electronic file management of large, document-intensive cases Interact capably with clients and legal professionals Required Qualifications: Associate degree, and/or paralegal certification Three to five years construction defect experience Scheduling proficiency Excellent written and oral communication Strong attention to detail Ability to work independently or as part of a team Ideal candidate is a self-starter and team player with a positive attitude and a good work ethic who demonstrates maturity and good decision-making skills. Candidate must be organized, personable, helpful, and enjoy working in the legal field. Great benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation and sick days, 401(k) with match, one remote work day each week, paid parking, great working environment, 37.5 hour workweek with no overtime, and business casual dress code. Replies held in confidence. Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Flexible schedule Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Schedule: Monday to Friday Work Location: One location Work Remotely: No

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