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Paralegal – Litigation (51772)
Houston, TX

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Our client, a growing and reputable law firm located near the Galleria/Uptown Park area is looking to hire an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join their team. The firm offers 100% paid benefits for the employee, a business casual environment and one work from home day per week after training. 

Job Responsibilities:
Assist attorneys during all phases of litigation including managing and indexing large document production and deposition summaries during discovery, preparing for depositions, hearings and trial, and subpoenaing records.
Support attorneys in managing litigation cases including document collection and preservation, document review, document production tasks, and maintaining case filing and discovery database.
Indexing and summarizing.
Case management, research and the ability to handle a varied docket.
Assist with scheduling, drafting correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents, preparing documents for depositions and trial and filing documents electronically when needed.

Job Requirements:
Five plus years of experience with extensive experience in litigation matters, both Federal and State court.
Trial experience (handling logistics, attending trial, handling trial exhibits and demonstratives, assisting with pre-trial filings and filings during trial, etc.).
Ability to efficiently handle multiple cases with changing priorities and deadlines.
Excellent organizational, proofreading, editing, and writing skills.
Experience reviewing medical records and drafting medical summaries.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (intermediate to advance level) – Outlook, Word, Excel – and Adobe.
Team player with excellent people skills as well as the ability to work independently.
Must possess the ability to adapt to changes in court, business and firm policies and strategies.

Flexibility to work overtime as needed.
Travel as needed.

Preferred Experience/Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year accredited school.
Experience handling appellate cases a plus.

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