Litigation Legal assistant

TX - Dallas
Pay Rate: $45,000 - $65,000 per year

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We are looking for a motivated legal assistant to become the next member of our work family. HLG is a growing construction and creditors' rights law firm in downtown Dallas. This position reports to our office manager and assigned attorneys. Our firm is a fast-paced litigation environment, where we strive to produce industry-leading quality legal work. We are looking for team members who: 1) want to be the best, 2) understand that top-quality work requires attention to detail, and 3) find fulfillment in helping improve efficiency and process. HLG truly believes in promoting from within and this team memberwill be given increased responsibility as they are ready.


Health insurance and 401K

Valet parking at the downtown office

Critical Tasks & Responsibilities

Organize and maintain a cloud-based file system using Smokeball case management software

Strong skill level using MS Word, Adobe, Excell, and Outlook, including advanced features

Format and proofread pleadings, letters, and other documents

Have the flexibility to work overtime one week a month

Electronic filings with state Courts all over Texas

Manage service of process for lawsuits all over the state of Texas

Open and close new matters, including conflict checks

Communicate with Courts and clients

Prepare litigation deadline charts and calendar all deadlines

Help attorneys prepare for presentations including preparation of PowerPoint

Manage scheduling and calendar for attorneys

Help in billing and day-to-day bookkeeping tasks

Answer phones and door

Update social media and online profiles for attorneys and firm

Drive attorney to Court appearances or meetings as needed

Required Competencies and Qualifications (technical, academic, experience, values, behaviors)

Be flexible and innovative: willing to take on new and different responsibilities, learn new things and help solve problems

Must be knowledgeable of Adobe and its conversion and advanced editing features

Must have experience with PowerPoint and minor graphic design

Strong written and verbal communication skills including proofreading

Valid Texas Driver's license and a clean driving and criminal record

Required: 1 Year of Litigation experience

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year
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