Litigation paralegal

EL Paso, TX 79901

Job Number: DS63635056 Pay Rate: $55000-70000 / year

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time litigation paralegal for a direct hire opportunity in El Paso, TX. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in all aspects of case preparation and file management, from inception through settlement or trial. This includes courtroom assistance and the setup of electronic equipment during proceedings.
Salary: $55 - $70k
Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO
  • Assist in preparing cases for trial, closings, estate handling, tax returns, and other legal functions while adhering to ethical requirements.
  • Review and analyze matters to prepare evaluations and status reports for attorneys and clients.
  • Assist with all phases of discovery, trial preparation, and trial support by reviewing and analyzing cases.
  • Draft various legal documents including complaints, answers, notices, affidavits, motions, subpoenas, and petitions.
  • Establish and maintain pleading indexes, attorney trial notebooks, expert witness notebooks, and document indexes.
  • Coordinate with expert witnesses and resource people, arrange inspections, and obtain necessary approvals.
  • Conduct research to locate cases, depositions, opinions, reports, and relevant information.
  • Perform legal research tasks using various resources, including libraries and computer systems.
  • Operate standard office equipment such as photocopiers, fax machines, personal computers, and typewriters.
  • Review and summarize medical records, deposition transcripts, and other relevant documents.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal certificate highly recommended. Minimum of 3 years of on-the-job experience required.
  • Knowledge of legal principles and practices acquired through formal paralegal training or equivalent.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work under time constraints.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to proofread for errors.
  • Effective interpersonal skills for communication with clients, attorneys, and staff.
  • Regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Ability to handle high levels of mental effort and strain while managing multiple cases.
  • Willingness to work occasional overtime and irregular hours as needed.
  • Ability to travel locally and statewide as needed.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law.
 EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI).
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