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HendlerLaw, PC

General Information


Job title: Litigation Paralegal
Job location: Austin, TX 78705 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/06/12
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary Commensurate on experience; Benefits packet

Job Classification

Job Category:Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Job Description

Job description:
Performs a variety of paralegal functions to assist attorneys in representing their clients fairly and efficiently, completing casework, documentation and interaction with clients in preparation for and during trial. Under the direction of the Litigation Administrator and/or attorney, completes substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts. This includes any of the following: assisting more senior paralegals in the commencement of action for new cases, the discovery process, pretrial preparation, trial, settlements and general paralegal responsibilities. Interviewing potential clients. Electronic Filing in Courts and electronic filing in Prolaw (case management system). Other miscellaneous support to senior staff and attorneys as needed.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Four-year college degree. Spanish fluency a plus.
Previous experience in a fast-paced, high pressure environment preferred. Ability to operate well under pressure and under minimal supervision. Highly motivated person that takes initiative with previous experience in a fast-paced, high pressure environment preferred. Ability to under minimal supervision. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including WORD; Adobe Acrobat; Prolaw; Concordance; Case Map; and Lexis.
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