Litigation Paralegal

Our client, a well-respected law firm in Downtown Houston, known for their strong emphasis on core values and teamwork is looking for a Litigation Paralegal to join their team! The Litigation Paralegal will provide support to lawyers during the entire litigation process from the initial information-gathering stage through discovery and trial, and ending with careful archival of case material. Their responsibilities will include correspondence and discovery, hearings and trials, administrative proceedings, briefs and settlements. Paralegals will also play a significant role in the retrieval, review, and production of documents.
 Job Description
·         Assist with document retrieval, review, organization and production
·         Maintain case pleadings, correspondence, discovery, and research
·         Write concise memoranda to summarize research results
·         Maintain a database of client advisories
·         Maintain document, transcript, and work product databases
·         Assist with trial site preparation and attend trials
·         Conduct legal research
·         Organize and prepare exhibit lists and/or private logs
·         Coordinate work with outside document/litigation vendors, including adherence to strict deadlines
·         Confidentiality of client information 
·         Other duties assigned
 Qualifications & Required Skills
·         Strong, written, verbal and communication skills
·         3-5 years’ directly related experience
·         Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
·         Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with or without direct supervision and coordinate multiple projects
·         Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel
·         Strong writing and editing skills
 Education/Certification/And/Or Experience 
·         3-5+ years of litigation experience in a law firm or equivalent
·         BS or BA degree or equivalent experience preferred
·         Paralegal Certificate preferred

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