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Litigation Paralegal

Company: Lightfoot
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:


LITIGATION. COMPLIANCE. INVESTIGATIONS. It is what we do, day in and day out.

At Lightfoot, Franklin & White, we are growing a Houston legal team that does meaningful work and has a great time doing it. As a Lightfoot Paralegal, you will receive the training, support and benefits that will help you rest easy and allow you to thrive in your legal career. Join our team as a Paralegal where you have the opportunity to work a wide range of cases with our experienced legal team. The ideal candidate will be a versatile and essential member of the team providing comprehensive support in all aspects of litigation. This role requires a strong understanding of litigation procedures, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to collaborate closely with attorneys and firm staff onsite to ensure the efficient management of cases.

Responsibilities would include:

Case Management

Document Preparation

E-Discovery

Trial Support Court Filings

Client Communication

Legal Compliance and Confidentiality and Legal Office Administration



Qualifications:

JD, Bachelor's degree, Associates degree or a Certificate in paralegal studies, legal studies or related field.

Several years' experience as a litigation paralegal familiar with the litigation process from case initiation to post trial procedures.

Experience in product liability and/or civil litigation is highly desired.

Knowledge of litigation procedures, including court rules, and filing requirements and deadlines.

Familiarity with both Texas state and federal court systems.

Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and document management software

Ability to adapt to evolving legal processes in the context of litigation

Able to work onsite at the office located in the Galleria Area of Houston / St. James Place (not hybrid or remote)



Benefits:

We believe in providing a competitive benefits package for all professionals on staff. This includes:


Group medical insurance, Group dental insurance,Vision insurance

Paid membership at onsite Fitness Center

Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Care Spending Account

Retirement 401(k) plan

Group term life insurance

Voluntary supplemental group term life insurance plan

Group long-term disability insurance

Free parking

Generous paid time off and 12 paid Holidays


Lightfoot is an At-Will, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to pledge full support to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or any other protected characteristic with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion and other work available. Accordingly, all employment decisions are consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO).

Compensation details: 66000-72000 Hourly WagePI105c0bdaf81d-31181-34273991

Keywords: Lightfoot, Houston , Litigation Paralegal, Legal , Houston, Texas

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