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Title : Senior Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # PYMP847162

Senior Paralegal The candidate will research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Prepare and file correspondence and legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, initial and amended articles of incorporation, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by attorney. Investigate facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly. Assist attorneys with deposition, mediation, hearing, and trial preparation. Organize and set up technology day of/days it is needed. Responsible for being on-call for the attorneys during trial. Schedule and set up war room for attorneys as needed. Assist with discovery, including bates labeling and indexing documents. Proofread all work, including reading documents for content and context. Schedule and monitor a calendar of docket events and deadlines. E-file with State and Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies. E-file and searches with the Secretary of State. Prepare PowerPoint presentations. Run technology in court, hearings, mediations, etc.. Open new clients and matters, and facilitate the conflicts process for new and existing clients. Perform other duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, composing and typing routine correspondence, assist with billing, client communication, and reading and routing incoming mail. Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program is preferred. Should have 5+ years of litigation paralegal or related experience with a law firm. Experience with TrialDirector is a plus. Experience with TrialPad is a plus. Experience with NetDocs is a plus.

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