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Houston, TX 77081

Posted: 03/21/2023 Industry: Legal Job Number: SC294618224 Pay Rate: 18.00

Job Description

$18.00 -  $20.00/hr. | Loop Central Drive 
Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm
Temp to Hire

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Paralegal to provide administrative and paralegal administrative support for approximately (500) five hundred tax cases in the 125th District Court, high dollar tax cases, special litigation cases, and appellate cases, and to maintain and analyze statistical information on litigation workflow.  You will work closely with attorneys from the beginning of a case through the end, including if it goes to trial. Candidates must have experience with document review, trial preparation, handling discovery, creating legal documents, and managing District Court case paperwork. You also need to have excellent research skills, be able to multi-task several assignments under tight deadlines and be proficient in Microsoft Excel. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity!
Paralegal’s General Essential Duties:
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of status reports for HISD, for management regarding litigation workflow in the Houston office
  • Attend and assist court hearings and trials 
  • Assist with the management, and prosecution to judgment, of approximately 500 tax cases in the 125th District Court, and the high dollar tax docket, to judgment
  • Receive court scheduling orders, dockets, deadlines, and scheduled events and help maintain the attorney’s calendar and to-do list
  • Prepare petitions, interventions, citations, motions, orders, judgments and other documents.
  • Act as a liaison between the attorneys and other firm employees, outside attorneys, courts, PRC and DEC tile reports
 Paralegal Requirements to Be Successful:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • College degree preferred; paralegal certificate preferred 
  • Prior paralegal work experience in a property tax system, legal system, real estate, land title and abstract
  • Must be detailed oriented and able to self-prioritize job responsibilities and work in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to adjust work assignments and volume to match shifting priorities
  • Proficient in Word and Excel, DTAX (Oracle), ACT, Efile Texas, and various court’s electronic docketing functions
  • Must be able to perform basic administrative assistant duties
 Excellent Benefits:
  • Excellent Glassdoor ratings
  • Temp to Hire opportunity to work for a well know attorney firm
  • Health, dental, vision, EAP and supplemental benefits like short or long-term disability, life insurance, etc. Gain excellent paralegal experience with the court system
  • Easy access to 610 Freeway
  • Excellent shops and restaurants nearby
  • Firm has 45 years of success in the Houston District Courts
  • Tenured staff
  • Professional office environment
If you have paralegal experience, can self-prioritize, and have an understanding of how to shift court priorities, apply today and a recruiter will be happy to give you all the details!  
About Resource Staffing 

Resource Staffing is an affiliate of The Reserves Network, a family-owned and veteran-founded company. Since 1989, we have been bringing employers and job seekers together in various industries and positions throughout Texas. As an equal-opportunity employer, we value our employees and foster an environment of respect, integrity, and trust in every aspect of employment. However you identify and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply today.



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