Paralegal/Legal Assistant (North Austin)
Our firm is looking for an experienced full time Paralegal/Legal assistant with a minimum of 2 years experience. Must have proficiency in handling all aspects of the litigation process; from intake through trial preparation. High level of attention to detail, organized ability to work independently. Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills. Must have the ability to manage deadlines with multiple priorities, work under pressure, and appropriately handle confidential information. Ability to communicate professionally with client and all levels of firm personnel. Impeccable judgement, discretion, respect, and integrity is required. Must appreciate a high volume in a fast-paced environment. Candidate must have the necessary experience to immediately work on cases of moderate, and complex nature. The ideal candidate will have stable work history and possess strong technical proficiency, organization and analytical skills.
. Extensive client contact
. Drafting correspondence, pleadings, discovery, and other litigation related documents,
. Document production,
. Coordinate and schedule depositions,
. Assist with trial preparation,
. Maintain calendars,
. Create and/or maintain meticulous records, spreadsheets, and files,
. Settlement breakdowns,
. Meet timely deadlines,
. Responsible for managing the day-to-day legal casework,
. Other related tasks as required or assigned.
. Associate's Degree from accredited school,
. Strong work history,
. Two years litigation experience,
. Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Adobe; MyCase software experience a plus,
. Self-motivated and able to work independently with excellent organization skills and attention to detail,
. Team oriented; must be capable of working in a collaborative environment.
. Must pass criminal background check,
. Spanish speaking is a plus.
Compensation and Benefits:
. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and will be determine in part by the qualifications and related experience of the selected candidate.
. Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Insurance,
. Retirement Plan,
This is a full time position M-F 8:30-5:30. Please send your resume with cover letter with salary history and salary requirements.