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Legal Assistant

Company: The Hatchett Law Firm
Location: Pearland
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

In Person Only

We are looking for an experienced legal assistant who can help the busy attorneys and paralegals at our law office assist our clients. You'll be responsible for managing office correspondence, including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and ensuring our legal team is aware of upcoming deadlines. You'll also assist with preparing legal documents and contracts, and perform any other tasks as needed to ensure our firm is operating efficiently. If you work well in a fast-paced environment and consistently deliver a high-quality work product, reach out to us today!

Compensation: $30,000 (with additional bonus potential)

--- Knowledge of Texas Estates Code and ability to progress cases without supervision
--- Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles
--- Primary and regular communication with clients, court staff, paralegals, attorneys, etc.
--- Draft, prepare and file legal documents
--- Organize and maintain documents in paper and electronic filing systems
--- Organize and maintain calendar
--- Manage dockets and communication with courts
--- Pre and post-hearing legal document drafting
--- Gather and arrange legal documents for attorney review
--- Maintain comprehensive case reports
--- Manage office correspondence and administrative tasks, as needed

--- Minimum of 3 years legal experience
--- Must be self-motivated and able to recognize next steps to keep cases moving forward
--- Must have paralegal certification
--- Must be capable of displaying empathy towards clients who are grieving or experiencing difficult family situations
--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
--- Experience working within the MyCase system
--- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and Adobe
--- Experience working with the following counties preferred: Harris, Brazoria, Galveston, Fort Bend
--- Must have reliable transportation and live within proximity of the Pearland area (to avoid commuting)
--- Must be authorized to work in United States and successfully pass a background check
--- Must enjoy smiling!

About Company:
We are one heck of an exciting place to work! Each day is an adventure and every day a new method of helping others is discovered. We are a growing law firm specializing in probate, guardianship, estate planning, litigation and mediation related to these matters. We are a team environment that encourages professional, personal, and spiritual growth. We strive to grow our business to serve the community, strengthen families, and preserve their legacies for generations to come. We laugh, cry, and pray together and get stuff done! Do not apply for this position if this description does not align with your goals.

Keywords: The Hatchett Law Firm, Pearland , Legal Assistant, Legal , Pearland, Texas

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