Litigation Paralegal

Plano, TX

Summary

Our client seeks a litigation paralegal in their Dallas office to assist attorneys representing leading automotive manufacturers and distributors in a range of matters including state and federal proceedings, state motor vehicle proceedings, and class actions.

Responsibilities

  • Performing a broad range of substantive paralegal tasks, you’ll work directly with attorneys on product liability, warranty, franchise and distribution law litigation, and other complex business disputes in a variety of industries.
  • You’ll maintain and monitor court deadlines for assigned cases and take ownership of case calendars
  • electronically file documents with the Court through the ECF system under the supervision of an attorney
  • perform online PACER research
  • prepare drafts of pleadings, notices, and motions.
  • Prepare deposition notices (organize, maintain and prepare deposition materials, exhibits and summaries)
  • track and manage discovery, including document productions
  • participate in case strategy meetings
  • handle routine calls and correspondence to courts, outside attorneys, and clients.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position possesses:

  • well-developed critical thinking
  • organizational skills
  • the ability to meet deadlines
  • a strong sense of accountability
  • 2 or 4-year degree and a paralegal certificate (however, work experience may be substituted for education.)
  • ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the Internet and Westlaw.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet business needs.
  • at least 2 years of litigation experience in a law firm, including case preparation from beginning to end and an understanding of a paralegal’s role in the litigation life cycle, especially product liability litigation.

and

  • takes ownership over projects and responsibilities
  • resolves issues proactively
  • knows how to be a true team player
  • is a technology pro and has no problem learning new software
  • You utilize your paralegal expertise and keen eye for detail to further teamwork, client services, and efficiency.

Compensation

Our client utilizes a 37.5 hour work week and the annualized salary range for this role is $60,000 – $75,000 (nonexempt).

 

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000 - $75,000

Date Active: 4.6.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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