Paralegal
The Law Office of Whitney L. Thompson, PLLC
Houston, TX US
Posted ago
The Law Office of Whitney L. Thompson, PLLC

Do you love digging into research and helping people? We’re hiring a paralegal to assist our legal team in preparing legal documents, filing motions, coordinating law office activity, and conducting legal research. Applicants should be experienced, highly organized professionals with great attention to detail. If this sounds like a job you’ll love, apply below.

Responsibilities
  • Conduct interviews with clients to gather information about their legal issues
  • Take care of administrative tasks such as answering phones and maintaining an organized filing system for all legal documents
  • Draft subpoenas and coordinate with process servers
  • Draft legal documents, pleadings, and correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits under the guidance of a lawyer
  • Aid lawyers in trial preparation by preparing and organizing exhibits, organizing and coordinating witnesses, conducting research on legal articles, and assisting with client meetings and filing motions

  • Drafting discovery and responses to discovery demands
  • Drafting motions and other court documents
  • Organizing files
  • Maintaining and updating client files
  • Scheduling and ensure proper service and notice for hearings, motions, depositions, and other case events

Qualifications
  • At least 3 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Must have great time-management skills, and organizational skills
  • Must have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Strong preference for candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have an advanced paralegal education
  • Talented communicator and writer
Compensation
$20 - $25 hourly
About The Law Office of Whitney L. Thompson, PLLC

We are a growing law firm in Houston, Texas that handles family, probate, estate planning, medicaid planning and guardianship matters.

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