Legal Resources Assistant

Houston , TX 77002

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 130314 Pay Range: $60,000-78,000 / year

Job Description

Global law firm has a Legal Resource Assistant opening in the Houston office. The Legal Resource Assistant assists attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational, and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative fast-paced environment. This position requires exemplary judgment and adherence to high ethical standards.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Skillfully preparing, editing, and proofreading legal documents and emails.
  • Assisting in all facets of trials, depositions, arbitrations, mediations, client meetings, and case strategy meetings; organizing exhibits, notebooks, charts, graphs, memorandums, and other legal documents as well as visual aids for same.
  • Diligently managing attorneys’ Outlook calendars and arranging conference/video conference calls, virtual meetings on platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx.
  • Tracking, entering, and processing expenses and invoices through Chrome River.
  • Efficiently coordinating and scheduling attorney travel.
  • Organizing, routing, and archiving incoming mail.
  • Maintaining an awareness of attorneys' caseloads and statuses.
  • Establishing and maintaining attorneys' files in electronic and hard copy format.
  • Maintaining attorneys’ state and federal court admissions and renewals current.
  • Working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and other firm applications, as necessary, to complete specific assignments.
  • Onboarding and managing new clients and matters.
  • Reviewing, editing, and finalizing firm invoices to clients.
  • Collaborating with accounting and e-billing teams to initiate and maintain proper client billing procedures.

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelors or two-year degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of litigation legal experience.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong skills in MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, various databases and Internet research skills.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately.
  • A proficiency with standard office procedures working in a team/collaborative environment.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

Meet The Recruiter

Isabel Swanson
Senior Legal Recruiter

I began my career as a litigation paralegal and attended law school for one year. I realized that was not the career path I wanted to take, so I started working as a legal recruiter and have been loving it for the last twenty years!

I love working at Burnett Specialists and truly enjoy the relationships I have formed with my candidates, clients, and co-workers.

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