Paralegal

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Project Id
13281

Project Description

This is a contract position.

Job Duties: 

  • Manage the prosecution of approximately 1,000 tax cases pending in two specific district courts assigned to the senior paralegal by the litigation attorney.
  • Monitor the service status of each defendant, and secure proper service on all defendants sufficient to obtain a valid and enforceable final judgment in the proceeding.
  • Prepare all pleadings necessary to obtain a valid and enforceable final judgment in the proceedings.
  • Correspond, discuss with or meet with taxpayers and defendants as necessary to prosecute such cases and collect the delinquent taxes and fees which are the subject of the suit
  • Obtain a trial setting under the procedures established by the court.
  • Draft a final judgment for submission to the court.
  • Attend trial of hearings in each matter as requested by the litigation attorney.
  • Monitor and assist in any post – judgment motions or proceedings until sale of the property as requested by the litigation attorney , contact client taxing jurisdiction as necessary to manage trial evidence, coordinate discovery or witnesses, research accounts, etc.,
  • Maintain close communication with the clerks of the courts to facilitate the setting and resolution of cases.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the litigation attorney.

Job Requirements: 

  • Comprehensive understanding as far as team policies and legal process
  • Ability to work with and knowledgeable about working with clients
  • Ability to understand and work towards team goals
  • Sharpened sense of communication: verbal and written
  • Well versed, able to work independently and utilized given resources
  • Well organized in taking and processing information
  • Ability to clearly communicate with others
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Punctuality and good attendance is necessary
  • Working independently and productively without close supervision
  • All other duties as assigned

Education: 

  • High school degree required, some college or college degree is PLUS
  • Previous legal experience preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a PLUS.
  • Paralegal certificate is a PLUS.

This Project is seeking consultants.

Project Location:
Houston,
Texas
This is not a remote position.
This position does not require travel.

Project Salary - Hourly
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Functional Expertise

  • Paralegal

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