- 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
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