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Legal Secretary The candidate roles and responsibilities include: General overflow support to multiple attorneys and other support staff across all practice areas; Coordinating cal....
Legal Secretary The candidate will perform a variety of secretarial and clerical duties for attorneys to whom assigned according to established policies and procedures. Typically a....
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Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # IDIB744120
Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal DUTIES: Preparing draft Petitions, discovery requests and responses, motions and responses. Calendaring and tracking all deadlines, and ensuring timely compliance with same. Gather medical and billing records, review and summarize same. Prepare draft settlement demand letters and packages for attorney review. Negotiate personal injury claims with adjusters pursuant to attorney direction and oversight. Discuss options and settlement authority with clients pursuant to attorney direction and oversight. Research causes of action, party identity, etc. Using Westlaw, Lexis/Nexus, Texas SOS, and other electronic research systems. Calendaring and tracking all deadlines, and ensuring timely compliance with same. Working with clients to prepare draft responses to discovery; draft file ready responses for attorney review. E-filing state and federal. Hospital lien searches. Negotiate reductions on medical bills, liens, and subrogation claims pursuant to attorney direction and oversight. Review and preparation of releases and settlement disbursement documents. Client interaction including review of discovery, deposition preparation, etc.
REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma. Moderate to heavy Plaintiff Personal Injury litigation experience (i.e. car/truck accident). Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, must be able to multi-task and work under pressure. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. PREFERRED: Paralegal Certification. Bilingual (English/ Spanish). Federal Court Experience/ Filing a plus. Needles experience.
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