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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Austin
Refer to Job # GUFN829420

Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities: Reviews, organizes and summaries case documents in order to assist in preparation of case for trial. Reviews medical records to determine what information is/is not needed for cases. Draft complaints and answers, routine notices, affidavits, motions and petitions, memoranda, and correspondence. Prepare discovery. Review and analyzes matters for the purpose of preparing matter evaluations and status reports to clients. Communicate with clients, attorneys, staff, and other outside personnel to obtain or provide information. Enter time into accounting and billing software daily. Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities in an efficient manner, rapid turnaround required, and generally perform in a fast-paced environment. Proficient in all software; ability to adjust to multiple tasks from multiple individuals in the Firm. Follows ethical requirements as set forth by the Rules of Professional Conduct of the state. Qualifications: Must have 3-5 years recent law firm litigation paralegal experience, with State court and Federal litigation experience. Four-year Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal certificate ideal but not required. Proficiency in e-discovery software for document storage and organization and in Microsoft Office suite to include Power Point, Excel, and Adobe Pro. Ability to consistently meet deadlines while managing multiple projects with competing priorities. Positive attitude and exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required for daily interaction with clients, opposing counsel and mediators. Ability to exercise discretion, good judgment, and poise in handling sensitive and confidential information. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality.

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