Paralegal - posted 2/28/19

Paralegal - posted 2/28/19

Company Name: 
Walter Law Firm, PC
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Houston
TX
Salary Range: 
Based on experience
Job Summary: 

Small Houston Heights area commercial litigation firm seeks paralegal for immediate opening.

  • Efile pleadings with courts, Schedule and Calendar hearings, trials depositions, mediations & all deadlines.
  • Maintain database of contacts, matters and calendar system.
  • Set up, maintain and close physical and electronic files.
  • Prepare Trial Notebooks and summarize depositions and other documents.
  • Basic legal research, draft discovery responses and simple pleadings.
  • Calculate balance due on judgments.
  • Research public records on line and in person if necessary.
  • Assist in answering phones, Collect and relay information with clients, courts, vendors & assist with incoming & outgoing mail.
  • Enter time, expenses & payments in Timeslips billing program, prepare invoices, process payments.
  • Call on delinquent Accounts Receivable as requested.
  • Use of copier/fax/scanner/ and postage program as well as computer & printers.
  • Assist as needed in scanning closed files.
  • Assist as needed in managing rental properties, such as calling contractors or relaying messages.
  • Consistently follow directions and established office procedures.
  • Refrain from practicing law, accepting new matters, or incurring unauthorized expenses; maintain client confidentiality.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
5+ years' experience as Litigation Legal Assistant or Paralegal. Attention to detail required. Familiarity with Word Perfect, Time Slips, Time Matters, Adobe and Excel in Windows 10 network environment preferred.
Application Process: 
Applications will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled ASAP.
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
March 15 2019
Additional Information: 
Send resumes to twalter@prevaillawyers.com