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Company: RATP Dev USA
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

This position will assist the Business Development team by providing clerical and research support services including document and/or contract preparation and review; interviewing clients and witnesses; research, investigations, and fact checking; and trial preparation. Experience with government contracting and multi-state regulations is a plus.

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Meets with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss contracts, cases or projects.
Drafts legal documents including contracts, routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories; files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures.
Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorneys and business leaders.
Interviews clients and witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements.
Prepares, organizes, stores, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.
Assists attorneys with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings.
Develops and maintains records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Associate degree in Paralegal Studies or related field required;
Bachelors degree in Paralegal Studies or related field preferred.
Paralegal certificate required.
Some related experience preferred.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret contracts, common reports, regulations and legal documents. Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships at all levels across the organization. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with a high level of effectiveness. Excellent communication, leadership and planning skills.

Keywords: RATP Dev USA, Fort Worth , Paralegal, Legal , Fort Worth, Texas

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