Senior Litigation Paralegal

Blackstone Talent
Published
July 17, 2021
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Our client in in Downtown Houston Texas is seeking a full-time, talented Senior Litigation Paralegal with 6+ years’ experience to manage an active insurance defense docket for an established and reputable Austin law firm. The position offers competitive pay and benefits, 401K, and PTO! This is a great Firm to make a home and grow with the firm. Great firm culture.

Duties:

  • Review and analyze pleadings, contracts, discovery, and various legal issues to assist attorneys in implementing appropriate legal action.
  • Support attorneys in litigation and/or other trial-related matters, to include assistance with trial research, preparation, and presentation; draft pleadings and discovery responses, prepare affidavits, prepare subpoenas, gather and organize evidence and other information.
  • Have knowledge of Texas Rules of Civil Procedure and be familiar with ordering and summarizing records, assembling hearing notebooks, scheduling depositions, and managing discovery.
  • Maintain calendar and case docketing system.
  • Attend pre-trial and trials assisting with voir dire and exhibits.
  • Assisting with the preparation, filing and service of pleadings, motions, deposition notices, discovery requests, responses, and objections.
  • Prepare correspondence, status reports, and pre-mediation and pre-trial reports for clients.
  • Prepare attorneys for hearings, depositions, mediations, and trials including notebooks with pertinent pleadings, discovery, and documents.
  • E-file legal documents, initiate and monitor record orders, prepare draft subpoenas and deposition.
  • Researching case-related factual issues using in-house files and outside reference sources
  • E-file legal documents, initiate and monitor record orders, prepare draft subpoenas and deposition.
  • Prepare draft jury charge, witness list, exhibit list, and page/line deposition designations.

Requirements:

  • 6+ years’ of Litigation experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A paralegal certification is highly preferred.
  • Great tenure in previous roles
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.

Compensation and benefits for this position are very competitive. Compensation in this position can reach up to $85k + bonus for the ideal individual. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of response to this posting, candidates without the above stated experience will not be contacted. We appreciate your understanding. Do not let this unique opportunity pass by. If you are interested in learning more about this role, e-mail your resume directly to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. This search is priority to our client and they ready to interview. Our client is only looking at individuals within daily commuting distance to the Downtown Houston area.

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