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Senior Paralegal - Family Law

C.E. Schmidt & Associates, PLLC Houston ,TX
  • Posted: 22 days ago
  • $26 to $30 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical
Job Description

 

  • Immediate full time opening available for a family law paralegal in a very busy law practice to assist two attorneys in matters involving divorce, property, custody, Modifications, paternity and adoption issues.

Responsibility:

  • Strong case and time management skills for as many as 150 cases,
  • Strong interpersonal and client management skills,
  • Provide step by step instructions to fill out family law court forms,
  • Review and prepare family law pleadings,
  • Perform legal and factual research,
  • Identify relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes and other pertinent,
  • Prepare correspondence,
  • Check and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy,
  • Organize and track case files,
  • Prepare evidence packets for use at hearings, trials, draft legal documents using Form Builder, prepare evidence summaries, and handle discovery requests and responses to discovery requests,
  • Help with trial preparation including witness lists, exhibits and trial binders,
  • High competency regarding the family law litigation process.

Requirements:

 

  • To be selected for this position, you must possess a minimum of 5 years of solid litigation experience with drafting petitions/final orders, divorce decrees, motion practice, e-filing, handling exhibits at hearings and discovery, coordinate mediation’s with mediator, opposing counsel and prepare mediation packets. Have clear and competent oral and written communication skills, be organized, and possess problem-solving and decision-making skills. Have the ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced, demanding litigation environment. Our practice requires significant experience with Form Builder, Family Law Practice Manual, the family code, creating trial notebooks, and creating/utilizing excel spreadsheets and high volume drafting. College degree is preferred, and/or paralegal certification. All candidates must clear a criminal background check. Must live with 10 miles from the location.  Must be Board Certified.

 *Please do not call our office as we are only accepting resumes at this time. 

C.E. Schmidt & Associates, PLLC

Address

16000 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX
77079 USA

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