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Hybrid Sr. Family Law Paralegal

Dallas, TX 75206

Posted: 01/10/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 17810 Pay Rate: 75,000

Job Description

Our super nice and very professional Family Law Firm Client is looking for a Sr. Family Law Paralegal for its busy Dallas office.   This awesome Law Firm is one of the largest Family Firms in Texas and has an excellent track record.  Paralegal must have experience with trial prep and trial attendance.

Law Firm Profile
Firm has approximately 40 attorneys in multiple offices and growing quickly
Law Firm is committed to client advocacy
Firm believes the client always comes first 
Firm practices 100% Family Law
Position is hybrid – 3 days at home, 2 days in office  

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Hybrid Sr. Family Law Paralegal Role
The right candidate must have 5+ years of Texas Family Law experience along with attention to detail, strong organizational and drafting skills, and the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal. This position will support one very busy Partner. 
Prepare legal documents such as pleadings, motions, and court orders for review, approval, and use by attorneys.
Correspond with clients and prepare spreadsheets and documents for Inventory and Appraisement and Proposed Support Decision.
File pleadings with court clerks.
Coordinate delivery of subpoenas to witnesses and parties to action.
Conduct intake calls with potential new clients and prepare attorneys for initial consultation
Assist attorneys in preparing for mediations, depositions, hearings, trials, and conferences.
Assist attorneys in analyzing and resolving recurring problems that arise in family law cases.
Draft discovery requests, calendar relevant due dates, and prepare correspondence to opposing counsel and/or opposing parties.
Assist clients to comply with discovery requests and compile requested documents. 

Hybrid Sr. Family Law Paralegal Background
Undergraduate degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
5+ years of Texas Family Law experience
Paralegal must have trial prep and trial attendance
Solid understanding of the Texas Family Code and the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
Exceptional verbal and written communications skills, with superior attention to detail
Excellent prioritization, problem solving and time management skills
Ability to learn and utilize new software, technology and techniques as needed to meet the changing demands of the legal marketplace
Creativity, flexibility, and adaptability in a fast-paced work environment
Previous experience with Sharefile or related software 
Excellent attention to detail, ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Proficient in Microsoft Word, knowledgeable with Excel, and Outlook.
Looking for a self-motivated candidate who is eager to work with demanding deadlines
Candidate must be an excellent proofreader

Law Firm Features and Benefits
Hybrid role – 2 days in office, 3 days at home
65 hours billable requirement per month
Employees will receive a full week between December 24th through January 1st
11 paid holidays
Unlimited PTO
Medical, dental, vision are 100% employer paid
Group life Insurance 
Short and Long term disability
Annual bonus based on company profits 

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.   The client cannot sponsor any visas.

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Job Requirements

Hearings, mediations, trial attendance, trial preparation, draft pleadings, file pleadings

Meet Your Recruiter

Becky Campbell

Becky's areas of legal specialization include senior attorneys, associate attorneys, corporate attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries. More specifically, she has placed litigation attorneys, personal injury attorneys, corporate attorneys, intellectual property secretaries, litigation secretaries, and litigation paralegals among many other legal positions.

Becky has impeccable communication skills and is always on top of her game when talking to law firm partners, office managers, and high-profile candidates. Her laid-back personality makes it easy for her to connect and get along with all kinds of people. She has a witty sense of humor that always lightens the mood and makes conversation easy. Her wit coupled with her industrious spirit is what has made her a huge success in her career.

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