Job Description

Branch Name:
Houston, Inner Loop

Position: Family Law Paralegal Category: Administrative
City: HOUSTON State : TX
Branch Name: Houston, Inner Loop Dress Code:
Branch Phone: (713) 629-0116 Job ID: 3444997
Pay Information: Order Type: DH

We are currently seeking a high-energy, well-versed family law paralegal that is capable of handling all aspects of a case without constant direction.

This is a full time/direct hire position with a well-established, family law firm that encourages open communications and rewards performance.

Summary

The Paralegal works with and at the direction of the Attorney to ensure responsible and timely delivery of legal services

The day to day:

· Interview client and review questionnaire in order to select, assemble, summarize, and compile substantial information

· Prepare all court documents and pleadings

· Experience E-Filing with the courts

· Organize client information for court appearances, including interview of witnesses

· Legal research, including file review in court

· Perform all aspects of discovery

· Subpoena any records that may be needed for hearings

· Assist Attorney in court on an as-needed basis

· Manage the calendar of the Partner

· Complete intakes for new client calls

· Utilize the electronic case management system and complete and submit service logs, litigation reports, timesheets and other paperwork in a timely manner and in accordance with agency procedures

· Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications

· At least 5+ years of experience working in Family Law is REQUIRED

· Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Outlook

· Knowledge of general office skills, such as word processing, file maintenance, data entry, and business writing

· Knowledge of copy machines and other general office equipment

· Good telephone skills and clear communication

· Good grammar, punctuation, and spelling skills

· Strong work ethic and demonstrated creativity and flexibility in problem solving

· Ability to work under deadlines

· Ability to work with confidential client information

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions

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