Legal Assistant
Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers
League City, TX US
Posted ago
Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers

We’re seeking a sharp legal assistant for our busy law firm who can help our attorneys and paralegals assist our clients and keep the office running smoothly. You’ll work with the team to prepare a variety of legal documents, and handle office correspondence like answering emails and phone calls, scheduling meetings and travel, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines. If you’re an excellent multitasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Compensation: $40,000 - $55,000 will be commensurate with experience and other relative factors

Responsibilities
  • Handle office correspondence and administrative tasks such as responding to emails and phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, and letting the team know about upcoming deadlines
  • Perform legal research, as needed, with help from attorneys and paralegals
  • Schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, make travel arrangements, and coordinate with outside vendors for events

  • Drafting lawsuits and requesting service of process
  • Prepare and answer all discovery and pretrial motions
  • Requesting medical liens from health insurance companies, hospitals, doctors, and other health care providers, including Medicare/Medicaid
  • Drafting requests for reduction of medical bills
  • Assist with drafting and issuance of third-party subpoenas, including obtaining and organizing responsive documents
  • Creating, filing, and/or organizing exhibits, medical records, discovery, and other documents for depositions, mediations, and trials
  • E-filing in Texas state and federal courts 
  • Communicating and coordinating with court staff, expert witnesses, and medical providers in connection with cases filed in state and federal court
  • Communicating with clients in a professional and efficient manner
  • Be willing to take on any other necessary tasks to help the firm run smoothly

Qualifications
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with quick turnaround times
  • 1-2 years of prior experience in a law firm environment as a secretary or administrative assistant
  • Some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Experience with legal software, litigation case management, and docketing programs
  • Ability to comfortably use all Microsoft Office products
  • Organizational skills and communication skills are necessary for this position

  • Communicate effectively; be approachable and professional in all dealings
  • Knowledge of court rules and procedures and local, state, and federal deadlines
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Has reliable transportation
  • Ability to work well with team members
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus

Compensation
$40,000 - $55,000 yearly
About Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers

Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers has been a staple in the community since 1970, offering personalized representation to clients across Texas. We are aggressive trial lawyers who will fight tirelessly to help you recover the maximum compensation available for our clients. All of our personal injury lawyers have significant trial experience in both state and federal courts.

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