Kelly Services Temporary Litigation Paralegal in Houston, Texas

Great opportunity for an experienced litigation paralegal to join a law firm located in Houston on a temporary basis to support team efforts in subrogation litigation. Under the direction of the organization’s attorneys, the paralegal will send demand letters, draft legal documents, manage project execution, and manage data in the case management system. Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reviews files to confirm the amount of subrogation sought as well as target/s of subrogation demands in order to prepare summaries and draft demand letters and pleadings

  • Work with claims partners on any information needed

  • Continually monitor issues and follow-up on demand letters and update attorney, as appropriate

  • Gathering facts, using websites to obtain information.

  • Assist with the identification of relevant issues; continually monitor issues and update attorney, as appropriate

  • Gather matter related documents for the attorney to analyze

  • Enter matter data and upload new documents

  • Assist with management of litigation, as needed

  • Drafts standard pleadings, discovery, letters, and other litigation documentation

  • Calendar trials, review mail, schedule depositions, e-file documents if needed

  • Contact witnesses for trial

  • Call court to confirm events

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience as a paralegal, preferably handling personal injury or insurance defense litigation cases or subrogation matters

  • Knowledge of process of drafting and filing justice/county/district court cases and service issues as well as basic discovery and court document preparation

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field; American Bar Association (ABA) approved Paralegal Certificate

  • Insurance-industry experience preferred

  • Requires strong Sharepoint, Word, Adobe, Outlook, and Excel skills

  • Analytical skills and strong attention to detail

  • Ability to identify, prioritize and solve problems effectively regarding basic matters

  • Ability to work in diverse, multi-office, and long distance environments

  • Ability to collaborate and interact with all levels of personnel and build strong relationships with business colleagues

  • Strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills

  • Basic skills and experience interacting with vendors such as process servers and court personnel

  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

  • Basic proofreading, and formatting skills

  • Ability to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action within own workflow

  • Able to deliver results with a sense of urgency

  • Adapts well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Is a proactive self-starter who is able to manage his/her time effectively and works independently

  • Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

If you would like to learn more about the Litigation Paralegal position that Kelly Legal Managed Services has available in Houston, then please submit your resume, in Word format, by clicking the Apply Now button.

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