Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Category

Location

Houston

Employment Type

Permanent

Salary

$90000 - $95000



Job Description:

Job Description:

·Coordinate attorney and client meetings

·Calendar management

·Interface with staff at all levels

·Strong telephone skills,takes detailed messages

·Transcription,formatting and editingdocuments; prepare documentation for court filings.

·Triage all incomingqueries and issues

·Arrange travel (groundand air)

·Maintain client and personal files(paper and electronic)

·Draft general correspondence

·Expense reimbursement

·Retention/Retainer letters

·Billing (pre-bills)

·EDiscovery

·Research existing technologies

·Research Legal Procedures

·Draft correspondence

·Identify, gather, analyzeand organize relevantdocuments for cases

·Manage case dockets,and interact with clients

·Coordinate and MangeDocument Reviews and Productions

·Prepare Case Summariesand Chronologies

·Assist with investigations, depositions, mediation and arbitration/trial preparation

Job Requirements:

Skills and Requirements:

·Legal Secretary - Minimum of 5-7 years of legal secretarial experience in a law firm

·Paralegal - Bachelor's degree, associate's degree,or paralegal certificate or 10 years of comparable work experience is preferred

·Must be familiar and experience with California and Texas Courts

·Proficient in MicrosoftOffice Suite: Word,Outlook, Excel and Power Point

·Strong organizational skills

·Strong attention to detail

·Proficient in e-Filing

·Excellent grammar in oral and written form

·Excellent judgment

·Resourceful and great problem-solving skills

·Strong interpersonal skills

·Strong follow up and follow through on all matters

·Must be able to multi-task and quickly switchgears when necessary and maintain efficiency

·Must be able to work independently and anticipate needs / proactive

·Maintains a professional appearance in personand on the telephone

·Must be able to manageand prioritize competing assignments and meet deadlines

·Must be flexibleand able to work beyondregular work scheduleon short notice

·Trial experience a plus

·Knowledge of litigation terms and procedures

·Strong organizational skills,including an abilityto prioritize, meet deadlines, be accountable and work well under pressure

·Demonstratedwritten and oral communication skills

·Strong editing and proofreading skills

·Strong work ethic,positive, solution-oriented attitude