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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # CFBH850623

Litigation Paralegal RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare court-ready state and federal pleadings, motions and responses to motions for e-filing with state and federal courts in Texas. Maintain and organize high volume of discoveries. Manage multiple projects with competing deadlines in a busy legal environment. Draft and respond to discovery requests, including interrogatories, request for production, request for disclosure, request for admission, deposition notices, etc. Organize large volumes of case-related documents; ability to locate and reference specific documents quickly (e.g. trial exhibits, deposition transcripts, key discovery responses, case correspondence and communications). Support assigned attorney defense litigation practice( i.e. phone conferences, meetings, case deadlines, hearing and trial dates, mediations and depositions, as well as scheduling orders and moving docket forward). Document, organize and assist with preparation for trials and arbitrations hearings. Save, file and organize pleadings, motions and related e-filed or emailed documented dates on a daily basis. Maintain daily calendar with ability to forecast and prioritize relevant deadlines. Enter billing time daily, in a timely fashion. Maintain professional demeanor and a positive attitude with colleagues, clients, co-counsel and court personnel. QUALIFICATIONS: Paralegal Certificate. Should have 3-5 years of paralegal ligation experience. iManage experience is a plus. Proven knowledge of electronic filing requirements at state and federal courts in TX and excellent research and writing skills. Demonstrate proficiency with MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and PDF maker (Nuance or Adobe Pro); demonstrated efficiency navigating the internet. Excellent written and verbal communication. The ability to forecast and calendar court filings and docket deadlines.

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