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Title : Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # RSJA833100

Paralegal The candidate will be providing legal support services including document preparation and review; drafting of pleadings; discovery; communicating with clients and witnesses; research, investigations, and fact-checking; and trial preparation Requirements. Should be an Associate's or Bachelor's degree or 5+ years experience as a paralegal handling Texas personal injury civil litigation cases (plaintiff or defense) Should be familiar with Texas and federal court rules and procedures, another state familiarity will be a plus. Should be proficient in federal ECF/PACER, Texas e-filing software, and other e-filing platforms. Experienced drafting legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories are required. Filing motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures. Should be proficient in researching and analyzing statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorneys. Must have Practiced in interviewing clients and witnesses and preparing summaries of their statements. Experienced with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings are preferred. A paralegal certificate is required. Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are essential. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required. Must have excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills will be a plus. Must have the ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment. Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment. Should be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Should be positive and productive, can prioritize their workload and work. Efficiently in a highly charged positive team-oriented setting is needed.

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