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Title : Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # UIXZ809273

Paralegal Duties: Preparing affidavits, legal correspondence, and other documents for attorneys. Organizing and maintaining documents in an electronic filing system. Meeting with clients, attorneys, and other professionals to discuss case details. Filing pleadings with court clerks. Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed. Preparing briefs, wills, contracts, real estate closing statements, pleadings, and other legal documents. Investigating facts and laws of cases and searching public records and other resources to prepare cases and determine causes of action. Directing and coordinating law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas. Gathering and analyzing statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, documents, and other data. Calling on witnesses to testify at hearings. Qualifications: Certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal certification program of education and training, or an associate degree in paralegal studies. Associate degree. 3 years of paralegal experience required. 3 years of Office administration experience preferred. Litigation experience. Experience working in a legal support capacity in Texas and/or New Mexico. Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel. Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time-sensitive documents, and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented environment.

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