Paralegal

Houston, TX 77001

Posted: 01/18/2019 Industry: Legal Job Number: 00002V28 Pay Rate: 20.34 - 22.00
Our client-partner is hiring a Paralegal to perform specifically delegated substantive legal work. We are looking for an experienced Paralegal who would be dealing primarily with collection, enforcement and related litigation matters in the various courts available.

Join this premier facility that has been poised for growth over the last several years. This company is a diverse, government/public sector entity with amazing opportunities.


RESPONSIBILITIES
Electronically and manually, maintain and update various case types in the compliance practice group
Draft, file, and/or mail demand letters, installment and rule 11 agreements, pleadings, discovery, and motions
Request abstracts of judgments and send Writs of Execution to Constables for service
Attend hearings and trials.
Maintain knowledge of the case management database to update information and run reports.


QUALIFICATIONS
2 to 4 years of Legal Support experience
Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies, or a Paralegal Certificate, or a bachelor's degree in legal support services or related field.
Proficiency in MS Word and Excel required
Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and/ or Nitro Pro software.
Familiar with the Texas and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and demonstrating an ability to locate relevant rules needed to complete tasks assigned.
Exceptional communication (verbal and written) and analytical skills
Requires strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and computer literacy
Ability to thrive in a collaborative, team environment
Flexibility - must be able to adapt and take on a variety of duties and case types as needed.


CULTURES & PERKS
Downtown Houston - FREE parking
Opportunities for challenges and learning with a company aligned with a long-term aggressive growth strategy
Identification with a large, well-known company can help establish you as one of the top people in your profession
Strong financial resources, strong customer base, and strong name brand
Shopping & Restaurants nearby
1-year assignment, possible temp-to-hire depending on performance

When you work as a temporary or temp-to-hire employee through ExecuTeam Staffing, you are eligible to enroll in medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as pet insurance, credit union membership, direct deposit, and our referral bonus program!


ABOUT EXECUTEAM
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