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Title : Senior Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # HOXL784866

Senior Paralegal The candidate will assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents. Investigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputes. Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Record and store client information. Initiate files for incoming new cases. Heavy client interaction. Assist with document retrieval, review, organization, and production. Draft pleadings on behalf of the attorneys. Maintain case pleadings, correspondence, discovery, and research. Calendar hearing dates and filing deadlines. File exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court or opposing counsel. Help attorneys during trials by handling exhibits, taking notes, or reviewing trial transcripts. Call clients, witnesses, attorneys, and outside vendors to schedule interviews, meetings, and depositions. Maintain confidentiality of client information. The candidate should have Bachelor's degree and completion of a paralegal program. Must have Paralegal experience: 7 years+ at a Texas law firm. should be familiar with Texas and federal court rules and procedures; other state familiarity a plus. Must be proficient in federal ECF/PACER, Texas e-filing software, and other e-filing platforms. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office 365, including, but not limited to Word, Excel, and Outlook. Good communication skills are required. Must have excellent legal drafting, writing, and verbal communication skills.

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