Paralegal/Office Administrator

RMWBH Law - Dallas, TX

30+ days ago

We have a unique opportunity for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant with at least 3-5 years of experience to support the Managing Shareholder of the Dallas office!

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30
  • Great perks and benefits!

Qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate working knowledge of litigation, proficiency with transcription, attention to detail, and competency with procedural rules in federal and state courts.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are critical. Excellent client service and organizational skills to proactively manage workload with minimal supervision are essential. Ideal candidates will possess a hybrid of litigation paralegal and administrative support skills. Bachelor’s degree is highly desirable.

The individual is responsible for the business administration of the local office, including all support functions. This position will manage the routine facilities and information systems operations of the office as assigned. As a paralegal, this position requires legal research, fact investigation, and preparation of documents to assist attorneys. Under general supervision, this individual researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals for review, approval, and use by attorney. Also this individual will identify and prepare exhibits for depositions, mediation and trials. Because the office does not have administrative assistants, this position will perform functions that are sometimes administrative and more typical of a legal secretary.

Paralegal/Legal Assistant Duties:

  • Prepare pleadings, motions, discovery and correspondence relating to the office’s clients in both litigation, counseling and transactional matters as assigned
  • Maintain calendar for Shareholder
  • Manage documents and identify and locate pertinent documents for various projects (such as exhibits for a trial/deposition, key discovery responses or correspondence that contains relevant communications)
  • Help coordinate workflow and reminders for attorneys
  • As needed, work with Shareholder in charge of the office and/or Associate attorneys and staff in other firm offices

Facilities Duties:

  • Issue building identification and office keys
  • Maintain personnel directory
  • Acts as Liaison between firm and landlord regarding any facilities projects, maintenance requests, or issues
  • Acts as safety coordinator and trains employees on emergency procedures
  • Coordinates orders from main office facilities group and makes sure office is well-stocked with office supplies, kitchen supplies and marketing materials

Compensation is based on experience. Bonus eligible. Firm benefits include medical, dental, vision, accident, critical illness, long term care, LTD, STD, pre-paid identity theft and legal services, 401(k), paid parking and lunch.

Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

RMWBH has been recognized as one of Houston’s Best Places to Work™ and Houston’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™. Read more about our culture at www.glassdoor.com.

We are not working with recruiters to fill this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal: 3 years (Required)

Location:

  • Dallas, TX (Required)

License:

  • Paralegal (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)