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!
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:
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.
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We are not working with recruiters to fill this position.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $38,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year