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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # ACON773341


Litigation Paralegal Duties: Maintain calendars including docketing meetings, trial settings, hearings, deadlines, etc. Monitor schedules including confirming whether deadlines are met. Monitor service and responses filed with Court. Input information into file database and case management calendar Open, close, and maintain client files. Edit, proof read, and analyze documents. Analyze and synthesize complex or diverse information. Collect and research data using electronic research systems. Draft routine correspondence, various legal reports, and other documents. Draft correspondence to and communicate with property managers and property owners. Prepare court filings, e-file various documents. Determine amounts due and monitor payment plans. Prepare default letters. Prepare lawsuits, lis pendens, releases, and various other documents. Prepare and file all post-judgment documents, posting for constable's sales, etc. Monitor lender's foreclosure posting and confirmation of sale. Monitor for recording of Substitute Trustee's Deed. Input billable time entries accurately, timely, and in compliance with firm and client billing guidelines. Perform general clerical duties such as prepare mailings, check requests, expense reports, and submitting invoices for processing. Maintain database information. Complete special projects and other assignments as requested. Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's Degree or Paralegal Certificate a plus. May be required to act as a Notary Public. 2-3 years experience in a similar position, collections experience a plus. Proficiency with e-filing. Business references required. Strong ability to multi-task; high level of time-management skills. Attentive to details with good follow through and follow up, possess the ability to anticipate what needs to be done. Superior verbal and written communication skills; excellent proofreading skills. Ability to effectively interact and communicate with others, both externally and internally all organizational levels and locations. Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Ability to learn and effectively utilize various computer applications and other forms of technology. Ability to maintain a customer/client focus and build rapport with others inside and outside the firm. High level of professionalism; maintain confidential information. Proven ability to take initiative in order to meet client/customer needs. Work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain calm in high pressure situations.
 
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