• LawCrossing
  • Houston, TX, United States
  • Aug 05, 2017
Full time Legal

Job Description

Company Name:  The Law Office of Sam M. Yates, III, PC

Benefits Offered

Vision, Medical, 401K

Employment Type


The Law Office of Sam M. (Trey) Yates, III is a 3-attorney family law firm inside the loop in Houston and is and seeking a full-time paralegal with extensive family law experience (7 – 10 years) due to expansion. Experience in contested probate is a great plus. Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. Medical insurance and other benefits are provided.

The Law Office of Sam M. (Trey) Yates, III is dedicated to providing superior legal services for families in times of transition. Our office uses a team approach to staff files. Paralegals are assigned files with supervision by managing attorney(s). If needed, other staff members will provide assistance on overflow projects. Paralegals have extensive client contact, with escalation to the managing attorney(s), as necessary.

Job duties include drafting legal documents and correspondence, discovery, inventories, deposition notices and preparation, mediation preparation, hearings and trial preparation, occasional attendance at mediation, hearings or trial, file management, significant contact with clients, courts and opposing counsel, some administrative duties, and more. Excellent computer skills are a must. Proficiency in WordPerfect, Excel, Outlook, Timeslips, Texas Family Law Practice Manual and other programs necessary. Spanish speaking is a plus.

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