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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # RNHZ804793

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for assisting attorneys in all stages of pre-lit case management and personal injury litigation matters. This candidate should feel comfortable providing assistance to attorneys with a high-volume case load, answering defense counsel's requests for discovery, drafting short motions, scheduling depositions, and calendaring per court docket control orders. Must have the ability to be a self-starter in a fast-paced environment and work collaboratively with others in a team- oriented environment. Must have writing samples and references. Maintenance of Firm's electronic calendar and case management system; Case Management. Drafting Legal documents, including motions and discovery. 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. Bilingual (English and Spanish - not required but preferred), 5-7+ years' of recent legal paralegal experience in a mid-to-large size law firm. Bachelor's degree (preferred), 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.

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