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McDowell Hetherington LLP is seeking candidates for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal position for its Houston office. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • At least three (3) years of experience as a Legal Assistant in a litigation environment;
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills;
  • Substantial experience working with electronic court filings in both state and federal;
  • Experience with Worldox or similar document management system;
  • Experience with Juris or similar timekeeping system;
  • Professional appearance and demeanor; and
  • A positive and proactive attitude.

Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing legal assistant/paralegal support for litigation group with a complex docket;
  • Assisting with e-discovery projects and productions;
  • Drafting correspondence;
  • Booking travel arrangements;
  • Assisting in preparation for mediations and depositions; and
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date calendars for the group.

MH’s Houston office focuses on complex business litigation in the energy, financial services, and first-party insurance sectors. MH provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender expression, sexual orientation/expression, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. MH also participates in E Verify.

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