Description

At Baker McKenzie, we are different in the way we think, work and behave – like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 4,100 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 78 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level in our firm. Baker McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving – as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm. Baker McKenzie is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Litigation & Government Enforcement Practice Group of Baker McKenzie seeks an experienced Paralegal in the Houston, Texas office. The Litigation Paralegal is responsible for overseeing the production and maintenance of litigation documents and evidentiary materials, organizing documents, and assisting counsel to prepare for depositions, hearings, trials or other courtroom proceedings. Paralegals must also be experienced with trial preparation and the handling of exhibits at trials and hearings. Paralegals conduct research, must be familiar with Lexis/Nexis databases, and be proficient with electronic research and analysis of ESI. Paralegals also research case issues, provide answers and objections to written discovery, and maintain the calendar for all deadlines under the applicable rules of procedure and local rules.

The candidate should have a minimum of 5 years litigation experience, trial experience required. In addition, the candidate should possess a strong understanding of the e-Discovery process, including the ability to manipulate and run database software. The candidate will have the ability to interact with client representatives to gather documents, information, and even to assist with witness interviews and meetings. Working knowledge of litigation software, including Relativity, is required. Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience required, and Paralegal certificate is preferred.