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Title : Criminal Defense Paralegal

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # LHND861544

# Criminal Defense Paralegal at The Matian Firm, APC The Matian Firm, APC is in search of an experienced paralegal to join their legal team and help maintain the standard of excellence for which they re known. The paralegal will have an immediate effect on operations, guiding the firm toward positive outcomes with comprehensive legal research, document creation, and database maintenance. The Criminal Defense Paralegal will report directly to the Department Supervisor. ## Responsibilities * Maintain communication with clients and provide case updates promptly * Manage attorney schedule efficiently (attorney-client meetings, court appearances, etc.) * Process criminal cases for trial preparation including legal documents, data entry, and correspondence. * Complete a daily court calendar, obtains jury panels, and issues discovery to defense attorneys. * Prepare subpoenas and cancels subpoenas when trials are completed, dismissed, or continued. * Enter revocation petitions and prepares files for court. * Request criminal history documentation including national, state, and local criminal histories, booking photos, arrest records, juvenile criminal histories, and Bureau of Motor Vehicle records. * Schedule appointments for defense attorneys to meet with deputy prosecutors, depositions, and pretrial conferences. * Assist victims with restitution information, no contact orders, subpoenas, and court dates. * Communicate with law enforcement individuals at the federal, state, and local level, the general public, and victims and witnesses in criminal cases. * Perform a variety of office related activities to support Department functions including back-up of co-workers and front desk responsibilities that involve dealing directly with the public regarding criminal complaints. Process daily mail ## Qualifications * At least 2 years of Criminal Defense experience * Preferably bilingual (English/Spanish) with high proficiency but not required * Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field * Experience with Case Management Software ## Benefits and Compensation The Matian Firm, APC offers competitive compensation and benefits for the Criminal Defense Paralegal position. This includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. Additional perks include catered lunches, complimentary parking, paid time off, and more! ## Equal Employment Opportunity The Matian Firm, APC is an equal employment opportunity employer, and welcomes everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. The firm is dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment. At least 2 years of Criminal Defense experience, Preferably bilingual (English/Spanish) with high proficiency but not required, Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field

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