Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins and Mott LLP
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Paralegal - Houston, Texas
at Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins and Mott LLP
- Legal - CAD
- Houston, TX, USA
- Full Time
About the Firm
Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins and Mott LLP is a law firm focused on government collection matters. Since our founding in 1970 in Texas we have grown steadily adding clients attorneys and trained support staff. Presently we have 12 offices in Texas with more than 400 employees including over 50 attorneys. Founded on the principles of hard work honesty and ethical conduct our success is due to our refusal to deviate from these core values.
About the Opportunity
We are a Law firm with state-wide practice seeking a PARALEGAL for its Houston office. (Central location.) Candidate must have minimum 3 years litigation experience, heavy pre-trial discovery experience, strong communication skills with a solid understanding of the civil court system.
Qualifications: 3 5 year experience, degree ideally in paralegal studies, as well as a paralegal certificate, but will consider significant paralegal experience in lieu of those qualifications.
Responsibilities include performing a variety of legal and administrative tasks, including:
- Prepare/draft pleadings, motions and written discovery in civil litigation.
- Communicate and assist clients and attorneys in preparing responses to written discovery, document production(s), preparing for depositions and trials.
- Review incoming mail and faxes to calendar events and deadlines.
- Ability to keep office running efficiently (manage filing, calendars, litigation deadlines, etc.)
- Perform duties administrative in nature pertaining to cases.
The ideal candidate for the position must be able to function well in a fast-paced, professional environment, be extremely organized, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and be able to perform tasks with minimal supervision. The ability to prioritize, multi-task, take initiative, and meet deadlines is essential. The candidate must have a high level of efficiency and accuracy in dealing with detailed work. Candidate must be computer literate with Windows 10 and Microsoft Word, Excel, Exchange, Outlook, and Clio or similar billing system. Great work environment, vacation days, and medical/health insurance in addition to 401K with generous match.
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