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Support Staff Openings

Atlanta Office:

Paralegal - Labor & Employment

Position SummaryChamberlain Hrdlicka is seeking a Litigation Paralegal/Executive Project Manager for a very busy Labor & Employment litigation group in our Atlanta office. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who is highly professional, organized, positive, and a team player.  This position will report directly to the Chair of the L&E Department.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of litigation experience in a law firm environment (Labor & Employment experience a plus)
  • Must have a high level of proficiency with technology (including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat; experience with iManage preferred)
  • Must have a “thick skin” and have the ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude at all times
  • Ability to drive projects to completion and must be excellent at follow up and anticipating next steps. Project management experience and skills including keeping track of deposition schedules, assigned tasks, calendaring discovery deadlines and working a case from file to trial are essential
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize numerous ongoing projects in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Dependable team player; ability to work productively with personnel at all levels and with minimal supervision
  • Must be a self-starter and take initiative, rather than wait to be told what to do next

Primary Responsibilities

  • Main point person for keeping track of deadlines and managing team calendar as well as ensuring projects are completed by attorneys and staff
  • Assist Chair of the Department with project management for entire team.
  • Draft motions, petitions, discovery, and other legal documents
  • Proofread and format documents to meet court requirements, and verify that all documents are complete prior to submission
  • Coordinate and maintain large volumes of paper and electronic documents in an orderly manner
  • Prepare and organize exhibits for hearings and trials
  • Preparations for client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trial
  • Professionally communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and firm personnel

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resume to bonnie.lewis@chamberlainlaw.com.


Houston Office:

File Clerk - Tax Planning

General Job Description
The File clerk is responsible for organizing, filing and retrieving documents for the Tax Planning Group 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain paper and electronic files, keep files current and up-to-date
  • Keep assigned file room(s) clean, neat and organized
  • Perform regular audit of on-site records
  • Work with Attorney’s calendars daily to ensure files are current for upcoming hearings, meetings, etc.
  • Create and update indexes (in MS Word)
  • Utilize iManage Records Management System to, locate, transfer, identify, maintain and track all files
  • Request new sub-files as necessary
  • Provide phone coverage as needed within section
  • Cover Reception Desk as needed
  • Prepare records for scanning; deliver prepared files to scan area following protocols
  • Assist with File Release Processes
  • Retrieve files and/or documents
  • Profile, scan and organize documents for active matters
  • Assist and/or cover for other File Support Clerks
  • Assist with other duties/projects upon request
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast pace environment
  • Professional in dealing with management, attorneys, staff and clients
  • Assist with Legal Administrative and basic Paralegal overflow
Qualifications 
  • 1- 3 years previous legal experience
  • Knowledge of legal documents, specifically tax planning documents
  • Knowledge of Texas Secretary of State procedures
  • Assist with retrieving documents from Texas Secretary of State
  • Basic computer skills, operate copy machine, printer, scanner
  • Knowledge of records management systems (iManage preferred) and document management systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to perform basic clerical tasks
  • Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Redact documents using Adobe Pro
  • Ability to prioritize projects
  • Possess excellent communication skills and time management skills
  • Assist with Legal Administrative overflow
Physical Requirements
  • Lifting boxes and files up to 35 pounds

Interested candidates for this position may submit resumes here


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