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Litigation Paralegal

Godsey Martin
Houston, TX
  • Expired: April 01, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:An established, growing firm is searching for an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join our office in Dallas/Houston. This is a great opportunity to work with trial attorneys while performing various litigation tasks throughout the litigation process on personal injury cases. Additionally, this is a great opportunity for someone passionate about assisting attorneys in representing clients fairly and efficiently Draft & file initial petitions on personal injury cases Responsible for file Review work up on personal injury cases Reviewing & requesting Medical Records Must be able to handle all calendaring and meet all relevant court appointed deadlines Tracking and documenting any subrogation liens.

Utilizing Pro-Docs or other on-line/in house resource for document preparation and e-filing Responsible for all discovery on plaintiff PI cases Conduct Witness interviews and case investigation through telephone, written, and... in-person communication Conduct factual and Legal Research using LEXIS, and/or other on-line facilities Responsible for handling client prep for depositions Responsible for trial preparations including, getting notebooks readyEducation and/or Work Experience Requirements: Three (3) to Five (5) consecutive years of personal injury paralegal work experience preferred Must be able to work high caseload and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service skills Excellent organization and time management skills required Ability to multitask and prioritize work in a high-volume environment Familiar with Needles Case Management Program Ability to communicate and work well in a team environment required Must have Paralegal Certification Degree or minimum of 5 years Litigation Paralegal experience in Personal InjuryPhysical Requirements: Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards Must be able to sit at a desk and work on a computer screen 90% of the assigned shift Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone with or without accommodationsJob Type: Full-timePay: $45,000.00 - $65,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Disability insurance Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftEducation: High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience: Personal injury law: 3 years (Required) Litigation Paralegal: 5 years (Required)Work Location: One locationThis Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is: Dependable - more reliable than spontaneous People-oriented - enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects Adaptable/flexible - enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction Detail-oriented - would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture Achievement-oriented - enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail High stress tolerance - thrives in a high-pressure environmentWork Remotely: NoCOVID-19 Precaution(s): Remote interview process Personal protective equipment provided or required Plastic shield at work stations Temperature screenings Social distancing guidelines in place Virtual meetings Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Godsey Martin

Address

Houston, TX
USA

Industry

Legal

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