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Houston, TX 77027

Posted: 09/12/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Legal Job Number: 13538 Pay Rate: 20.00
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Paralegal – Personal Injury / Litigation
Our client, located in the Galleria area of Houston, TX, is in need of a a Paralegal with Personal Injury experience for a contract opportunity that is estimated to last approximately 90 days

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

Your Role:
Conduct research to support legal proceedings
Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents
Docket management
Trial preparation
Continuous communication with client.
Electronic filing in both State and Federal Courts.
Drafting of Petitions/Complaints.
Ordering and ensuring service is perfected on adverse party(ies).
Reviewing Original Answer and notifying attorney(ies) if Special Exceptions are needed.
Communicate with assigned case manager for updated status of client’s medical treatment.  
Order billing and medical records.  
Maintain medical chart.
Prepare medical summaries. 
Communicate with Court Personnel.
Communicate with and provide all pertinent documents to retained experts.
Preparation of discovery requests to be served on adverse party(ies).
Preparation of discovery responses with appropriate objections. 
Prepare and maintain production logs. 
Coordinate and schedule depositions.
Assist attorney in preparing client/deponent for depositions.  
Prepare deposition summaries.
Coordinate and schedule mediation.
Assist attorney in preparing client for mediation and attend mediation as needed.  
Ensure legal assistant properly computes and enters all court ordered deadlines to attorney’s calendar.
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.

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 and be strong at discovery, trial preparation and medical summaries
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, discovery, trial preparation, medical summary

Heather Blackmore

Heather Blackmore holds over 10 years of experience in the staffing industry. She joined Frontline Source Group in 2013, and now serves as a Senior Talent Executive with a network of clients and candidates across the country. She has the expertise and connections to help you discover a position that matches both your experience and career goals. Heather has a proven track record of outstanding service and commitment to her candidates. She is an advocate for you not only during the interview process, but also once you are established in your dream job! Connect with her today to start your search.

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