Trial Paralegal

Houston, TX 77056

Posted: 07/01/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 18964 Pay Rate: 85,000

Job Description

Trial Paralegal 
Our highly regarded Houston Law Firm is looking for a Civil Litigation Trial Paralegal that will support 3 busy civil litigators. To be considered you must have courtroom experience.  Firm needs a very professional and articulate Trial Paralegal who thrives in a busy team environment.  

Law Firm Profile
Full-service law firm 
200+ attorneys in multiple offices
Law Firm practices across a wide range of industries in local, global, and national markets
Busy civil litigation environment

Trial Paralegal Role
Civil Litigation Trial Paralegal must have 5+ years of complex Paralegal duties
Draft discovery requests, correspondence, and other legal documents
Review and understand medical records and terminology
It is preferred that you have insurance defense or medical malpractice
Experience with Trial Director or OnCue trial presentation software
Assist attorneys in preparing for and attending hearings, mediations, arbitrations, depositions, and trials 
Create trial notebooks, witness notebooks and exhibit binders
Coordinate with court reporters and other court personnel
Correspond with experts regarding schedules and document review 
Manage and coordinate outsourced electronic discovery projects with vendors  
Manage case files and maintain organization throughout the litigation process
Conduct legal research and cite check using Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis
Conduct case filing research using PACER and state court websites
Proficient using Relativity, CS Disco and similar document review platforms
Assist with preparing and filing documents with state and federal courts, including eFiling and PACER
Experience managing medium to large-scale document reviews and productions
Communicate with legal team to define requirements, organization, and management of projects involving case-related documents and data
Communicate with clients, witnesses, and other parties involved in the litigation process
Provide technical support at the beginning of each case and manage the transition to the legal team
Capable of working with a variety of assigned attorneys and practice groups areas as needed
Trial Paralegal Background Profile
5+ years of civil litigation paralegal experience in insurance defense and/or medical malpractice 
Court expertise is mandatory
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat
Strong project management skills, detail oriented and able to handle multiple priorities
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Prior experience with Trial Director or OnCue

Features and Benefits of Law Firm
Life insurance
Long-term disability
Short-term disability
HSA Employer Contribution 

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.

Disclaimer: Sensitive and personal data will not be requested by Frontline Source Group or its affiliates until a job offer is made and accepted. If you ever doubt the validity of our job postings, we encourage you to call one of our branch locations to verify the status on any job.

Job Requirements

civil litigation, trial paralegal, trial director, oncue

Meet Your Recruiter

Brittany White

Brittany White is an accomplished Executive Recruiter at Frontline Source Group, specializing in the legal field. With a deep-seated passion for connecting exceptional legal professionals with their ideal roles, Brittany's expertise and experience have solidified her reputation as a trusted partner in the recruitment industry.

Significant milestones have marked Brittany’s journey in executive recruitment. Brittany has previously served as a Sr. Talent Director and Assistant Vice President, where she honed her skills in talent acquisition and management. This tenure allowed her to develop a nuanced understanding of the legal industry's unique demands and intricacies.

With Brittany White as part of the Frontline Source Group team, you're gaining an executive recruiter who is not only well-versed in the legal landscape but also dedicated to finding the perfect fit for both candidates and organizations. Her experience, combined with her exceptional interpersonal skills and a keen eye for talent, make her an invaluable asset in your pursuit of top-tier legal professionals.

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