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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # UCOL826024

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be assisting our litigation team from case development through trial. This position's main duties will include preparing correspondence; drafting affidavits, various pleadings, and discovery; discussing case details with attorneys and clients; preparing and e-filing court documents; assisting with deposition preparation, and assisting attorneys during trial. The ideal candidate is a professional, a team player, self-motivated, ready and willing to assist, personable, reliable, and an excellent problem-solver. Summarizing cases and preparing reports for attorneys, Preparing, e-filing, and e-serving documents with state, federal, bankruptcy, and appeal courts, Drafting and preparing various legal documents such as contracts, deposition outlines, and pleadings, Properly archiving documents related to ongoing and completed cases, Preparing hearing binders and trial binders, Conducting research, investigating facts, and developing legal arguments, Contacting court clerk for availability for hearings, drafting notices of hearings, and attaching them to attorney filings, Preparing logistics for depositions, Maintaining files in Clio in an organized manner with correct labeling, Keeping track of changes in the legal framework and providing timely updates on these changes, Taking initiative to follow up on pending tasks for attorneys or for court response, Organizing service of process, Conducting conflicts checks, Drafting shell discovery questions and responses for attorney review, Correctly calendaring events for attorneys for deadlines, hearings, etc., Certification or associate's degree in paralegal studies (bachelor's degree is preferred), A minimum experience of two years in a paralegal role, Investigative mind and strong research skills, Excellent time management skills are required. Strong organizational skills are required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

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