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Legal Assistant - Litigation


Legal Assistant - Litigation

Legal Assistant - Litigation

HWA
Houston, TX 77002

Qualifications

High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Job details

Job Type

Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of court system, pleadings and court procedures
  • Calendar and follow-up on deadlines; manage deadlines for attorney
  • Data entry from multiple sources into Firm's case management system
  • Draft pleadings, file pleadings with various courts, both electronically and via mail
  • Process documents and review data for deficiencies and resolve by using standard procedures and requesting information from clients
  • Verify data entered
  • Communicate with court staff and staff in opposing counsel's office
  • Maintain operations and follow Firm policies and procedures; report needed changes
  • Maintain client confidence and protect the Firm by maintaining confidentiality
  • Maintain client confidence and protect the Firm by maintaining confidentiality
  • Responsible for meeting departmental production, quality, efficiency and time-driven goals

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Must be “tech savvy”
  • Excellent typing skills – Fast and highly accurate
  • Must posses a short learning curve related to assimilation of new skills and tasks
  • Ability to communicate with court staff and opposing counsel
  • Adept at calendaring court deadlines
  • Advanced multi-tasking and organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Experience working in high volume, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to read legal terms and conditions and understand their meaning and how it applies to work processes
  • Adaptable to change
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Math oriented a plus
  • Well-rounded knowledge of Mortgage, Foreclosure and Consumer Finance a plus

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Post high school education preferred

Experience:

  • 1-2 years office experience
  • 1-2 years of experience with mortgage/default servicing preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Default Servicing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location


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• Post ID: 21444384


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