Legal Assistant - Commercial Litigation

Houston, Texas 77098

Posted: 06/18/2019 Industry: Corporate Paralegal, Legal Secretary Job Number: 65674

Seeking a Defense Litigation Legal Assistant for the Inner Loop area of town.

  • Assist with pleading, discovery, depos, trials, filings, notebooks and exhibits etc.
  • Calendaring deadlines, meetings, court dates, depositions, etc.
  • Schedule and notice depositions, prepare deposition notebooks and exhibits for attorneys
  • Preparation of client documents for production to opposing side
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of individuals inside and outside the firm including attorneys, support staff, clients, vendors and consultants
  • Contact with court personnel regarding hearings and trial setting
  • State and Federal court filings and records search 


      *****experience in  commercial and business litigation environment*****


Key Qualifications
  • Office Suite proficiency required
  • Acrobat Adobe Pro required
  • IManage/FileSite/WorkSite/Interwoven experience preferable
  • Coyote experience preferable


The ideal candidate must have:

  • Excellent writing skills to be able to HAND IN DOCUMENTS FREE FROM MISTAKES!
  •   2 years of  commercial litigation   experience
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-through skills
  • Work well under pressure and meet demanding deadlines
  • Possess a strong client service attitude and self-motivated
  • Punctual and reliable with excellent organizational skills
Please upload your MICROSOFT WORD RESUME for review!


Direct Hire paying $70k 


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