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Title : Senior Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # WUAK828929

Senior Paralegal Duties: Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Prepare and file correspondence and legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, initial and amended articles of incorporation, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by attorney. Investigate facts and the law of the case to determine the causes of action and to prepare the case accordingly. Assist attorneys with deposition, mediation, hearing, and trial preparation. Assist with discovery, including bates labeling and indexing documents. Proofread all work, including reading documents for content and context. Schedule and monitor a calendar of docket events and deadlines. E-filing with State and Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies. E-filing and searches with the Secretary of State. Prepare PowerPoint presentations. Open new clients and matters, and facilitate the process of the conflict for new and existing clients. Perform other duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, composing and typing routine correspondence, assisting with billing, client communication, and reading and routing incoming mail. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program is desired. Must have 7+ years of litigation paralegal or related experience with a law firm. Must understand litigation from start to finish. Strong attention to detail. Highly motivated and energized by deadlines. Strong organizational skills; able to prioritize high-volume caseload and multitask. Punctuality and satisfactory attendance. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Timeslips, and E-file. Experience with NetDocs is a plus. Experience with TrialDirector is an asset.

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