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Title : Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # XQAY833474

Paralegal The candidate will assist the Litigation team, specifically with document drafting. Draft/edit legal documents. Perform legal research. Assist in client interviews. Electronic document management and filing. Assist attorney with all pre-litigation and court deadline management. Assist in trial presentation, occasional court appearances. Draft legal correspondence. Assist with discovery, motions, pleadings, and other court filings. Maintain attorney calendar. Regularly and consistently communicate with the Client. All other paralegal duties as assigned. Qualifications: The candidate should have a High School Diploma/GED; a Certificate of Paralegal Studies or minimum Associate's Degree is preferred. Experience with Time Entry recording/billable activity logs preferred. Trial Preparation experience (trial binders, deposition indexes, etc.), preferred. Strong organizational skills and file management experience. Must possess a strong desire to learn and develop specific legal expertise. Requires good interviewing, assessment, problem-solving, and communication skills. Requires strong writing skills. Requires a high degree of ethical and professional standards; ability to work and communicate under pressure; ability to use technology and a digital case management system; and a strong focus on quality client service. Must be fluently bilingual (Spanish & English). Ability to draft legal writings with minimal oversight (motions, discovery requests, pleadings, etc.) required. Writing Samples (preferably file-stamped) is required. Technologically Literate (Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, Basic Database Management). Strong understanding of court systems & procedures (Civil).

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