Legal Assistant

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Job ID#: 10835

Legal Assistant
Immediate Opportunity!
Contract to Hire/Direct Hire
$26-28 hourly based on experience
In-Office Position, Galleria Area – Houston

Legal assistant with superb research and administrative skills needed! 

Legal Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal research on cases and gather pertinent legal information.
  • Compile, proofread and edit drafts of contracts, leases, licenses, policies and other legal documents.
  • Monitor, study and develop written summaries of proposed and enacted legislation, regulations, court decisions, industry guidelines, trade journals and other relevant publications.
  • Assist with any case preparation
  • Daily record keeping with electronic and physical filing of caseloads.
  • Analyze and summarize documents.
  • Assist with the administration and management of workflow.
  • Locate, communicate and even interview witnesses.
  • General administrative duties ie. answering correspondence and taking telephone calls.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of paralegal certification or similar preferred.
  • Two years of legal research experience.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret legal documents.
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Lexis-Nexis, PACER, Westlaw and other legal research sites.

 

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