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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # JWVU794576

Litigation Paralegal Duties: Maintenance of Firm's electronic calendar and case management system. Case Management. Drafting Legal documents. Possessing familiarity with the Texas and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and demonstrates the ability to locate relevant rules needed to complete tasks assigned. Administrative and Court filings (county & district). Acting as a liaison between courts, clerks, clients, and attorneys as needed. Calendar Maintenance. Obtain, review and analyze documents, including medical and billing records. Manage files and documents. Prepare, calendar, draft and track settlement demands. Assist clients with medical care/treatment. Generate status reports, logs, and indexes. Assisting attorney with trial and hearing preparation. - Interviewing witnesses. Qualifications: Bilingual (English and Spanish - not required but preferred). Must have 5-7+ years' of recent legal secretarial experience in a mid-to-large size law firm. Bachelor's degree (preferred). Should have 3+ years of personal injury law experience preferred. - Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize, and multi-task. Possess a strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work in a high-volume environment with minimal supervision. Strong communication skills are necessary (oral & written). - Strong time management skills with an ability to work in a team environment are essential. Software used routinely: Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe PDF. Knowledge of Litify software is a plus. Knowledge tracking criminal history for defendants. Knowledge and familiarity with tracking down and obtaining filings in counties/jurisdictions. Reading and interpreting judgments to make sure revenue is allocated correctly.

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