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Paralegal

Company: O'Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

O'Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo is seeking a motivated and capable paralegal who is interested in being part of a litigation team with a diverse variety of interesting cases in state and federal court and with administrative proceedings in various venues. The ideal candidate must have experience in the litigation process, including: trial preparation, e-filing, hearing and deposition support, preparing and responding to discovery requests, interacting with clients and court personnel, and managing litigation deadlines. Attention to detail is a must. A high level of writing proficiency is also required as the job will entail proofreading and editing. Serious applicants should submit a r--sum--, writing sample(s), and three references.Benefits:

  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and will be determined based on the qualifications and current salary of the selected candidate;
  • Health and dental benefits;
  • Two weeks paid vacation; and
  • Eligibility to participate in the firm's Simple Employee Pension plan.Responsibilities:
    • Provide litigation and trial support to attorneys in litigation and administrative proceedings;
    • Communicate professionally with clients and with court personnel;
    • Revise, proofread, and edit motions and briefs;
    • File legal documents in state and federal court and in administrative proceedings;
    • Coordinate discovery, including drafting and calendaring of interrogatories, requests for disclosures, requests for production, requests for admissions and other requests in accordance with local, state, federal and administrative and agency rules and procedures;
    • Draft discovery responses and objections;
    • Review, screen, and analyze materials for assigned matters and provide summary of facts to assigned attorneys;
    • Conduct legal research and motion preparation under attorney supervision;
    • Assist with responses to Public Information Act requests; and
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.Minimum Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school;
      • Two years' experience as a paralegal;
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook, and Adobe;
      • Experienced in e-filing in state and federal cases;
      • Excellent references and writing sample;
      • Punctual and reliable; and
      • Self-motivated and confident in ability to handle cases.Preferred Experience:
        • Bilingual (English and Spanish);
        • Experience in administrative law
        • Paralegal certification.Job Type: Full-timePay: $37,210.00 - $73,474.00 per yearBenefits:
          • Dental insurance
          • Health insurance
          • Professional development assistance
          • Retirement planSupplemental Pay:
            • Bonus payEducation:
              • Associate (Preferred)Experience:
                • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: O'Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo, Austin , Paralegal, Legal , Austin, Texas

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