Legal Staff Assistant (Houston, TX)

Legal Staff Assistant (Houston, TX)

02 May 2019

Legal Staff Assistant (Houston, TX)

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Wilson Elser's Houston, TX office currently seeks a Legal Staff Assistant.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 37 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

Must have a bachelor's degree

Must have at least 2+ years' experience in a law firm or legal department setting

Must have prior experience with litigation processes and experience with calendaring; e filing experience is helpful

Familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules

Must be able to think analytically, take direction well, and work independently

Ability to coordinate meetings, travel, expense reimbursements, input time, and transcribe dictation

Extremely detail-oriented and able to prioritize a heavy workload

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Experience with databases and data entry

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment

Responsibilities

Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents

E-file court filings

Prepare court forms such as summons and subpoenas

Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures

Coordinate meetings and travel

Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting

Document management and organization, saving to network, indexing for file room

Other duties as assigned

Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars

Why Should You Apply?

Excellent Benefits

Generous PTO plan

Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?

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We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

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