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Paralegal - Personal Injury / Litigation

Houston, TX 77027

Posted: 03/11/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Legal Job Number: 13958 Pay Rate: 23.5

Paralegal – Personal Injury / Litigation
Our client, located in the Galleria area of Houston, TX, is in need of a 2 Paralegals with Personal Injury experience for an open ended contract role that does have some potential for contract to hire for the right candidates. 

Company Profile:

Company has been in business for over 30 years
Personal Injury law firm

Paralegal Role:
Schedule depositions, hearing, and trials
Draft pretrial documents such as motions, jury charges and exhibit lists
Prepare exhibits for trial including redactions
Draft professional case related correspondence, petitions, and proper discovery depending on nature of case
Will be responsible for identifying, correctly naming, obtaining service information and serving proper parties to lawsuits
Identify medical providers and order medical records and bills
Interact with clients and answer discovery, while asserting proper objections to improper discovery requests by defense
Review defense pleadings and identify proper motions to draft in response such as special exceptions, no evidence MSJS, etc. 
Forward proper materials to expert witnesses
Calendar and monitor litigation deadlines
File documents with the court
Prepare deposition summaries.
Coordinate and schedule mediation.
Assist attorney in preparing client for mediation and attend mediation as needed.  
Ensure that all court ordered deadlines are met.
Draft and file all Trial documents.
Coordinate with legal assistant and file clerk for trial preparation.    
Coordinate witness and expert timeline for testimony. 
Assist attorney at trial as needed.  
Coordinate and assist closing coordinator with settlement closing.
Preparation and filing of all settlement documents.

Paralegal Background Profile:
5+ years of experience as a Paralegal with heavy litigation experience
Strong understanding of litigation terms
Case management skills including a strong aptitude for managing and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines
Superior organization skills
Must have Personal Injury experience
High school diploma
Bilingual in English and Spanish would be ideal, but is not required
Must be able to start work very soon

Features and Benefits while On Contract:
We go beyond the basic staffing agency offerings!   You can see the extensive list of benefits on our website under the Candidate “ Benefits” tab.

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paralegal, personal injury, litigation

Kelbie Gehm

Kelbie Gehm graduated with her Bachelor’s from Texas A&M University. She joined Frontline Source Group as a Talent Executive, and has definitely found great success in the staffing industry. Her key strength is in open communication with her candidates. Kelbie makes sure that her candidates know where they stand throughout the interview process, and will be available to answer your questions as they arise. Connect with Kelbie to find your next opportunity!

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