Family Law Paralegal

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A bit about us:

We are a TOP Texas Law Firm and online destination for individuals seeking top-tier family law services.

This one-of-a-kind opportunity is for a Family Law Associate, HYBRID workplace - out of our Dallas location!

The ideal candidate will have a passion for helping families and a deep understanding of family law matters, including divorce, child custody, and adoption!

As the state's leading family law firm, (and recognized as an outstanding place to work) we provide unparalleled legal representation to clients in need. With a dynamic team of over 40 attorneys and five strategically located offices, we offer our clients a comprehensive suite of services, including divorce, child custody, property division, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Boasting a wealth of educational resources, informative blog posts, and glowing client testimonials, we are only growing as the ultimate resource for anyone seeking expert guidance and support in navigating complex family law matters.



Why join us?

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth
  • Employee assistance program for mental health support
  • Wellness programs and gym memberships
  • Social events and team-building activities, annual trip!
  • Charitable giving and community involvement programs

Job Details

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and prepare legal documents such as pleadings, motions, and court orders for attorney review and usage.
  • Manage communication with clients, and create detailed spreadsheets and documents for Inventory and Appraisement and Proposed Support Decision.
  • Submit pleadings to court clerks and coordinate the service of subpoenas.
  • Handle initial client intake calls and prepare attorneys for consultations.
  • Support attorneys in preparing for mediations, depositions, hearings, trials, and conferences.
  • Assist in resolving recurring issues in family law cases and support client compliance with discovery requests.
  • Manage discovery processes, track important deadlines, and draft correspondence to opposing counsel and parties.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Paralegal certification is beneficial but not a requirement.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in Texas Family Law.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Texas Family Code and Texas Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, with a strong focus on detail.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, solve problems, and manage time effectively.
  • Willingness to adopt new software, technologies, and methodologies as necessary to adapt to the evolving legal landscape.
  • Demonstrates creativity, flexibility, and adaptability in a dynamic work setting.
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Job Details
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Location
Dallas, TX
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$65,000 - $95,000