Job Description

Ziegler Gardner Bell, PLLC has an opening for a Paralegal in our civil litigation practice. The Litigation Paralegal will play a pivotal role in supporting our litigation attorneys throughout the lifecycle of a case. This role demands a high degree of organization, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate has excellent communication and organizational skills, is dedicated and detail-oriented with 7+ years of current experience in civil litigation.

Ziegler Gardner Bell is a dynamic Dallas-based law firm representing the design, construction, and real estate industry. Clients include international and regional architecture, engineering, and land surveying firms; leading heavy civil contractors; and single and multi-family real estate developers located in Texas and throughout the United States. 

Ziegler Gardner Bell is committed to the implementation of technology in the practice of law. Ziegler Gardner Bell continues to implement the latest cloud-based technologies to simplify case management, streamline communications, and leverage analytics. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist litigation attorneys in all facets of the litigation process.
  • Draft and prepare correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents.
  • Organize and manage electronic case files, ensuring all relevant documents are easily accessible.
  • Calendar and track all case-related deadlines, ensuring compliance with schedules.
  • Prepare and respond to discovery requests.
  • Obtain, review, and analyze medical records and related billings.
  • Coordinate and manage filings with the court. Prepare and organize documents for trial.
  • Engage professionally with clients, adjusters, attorneys, and fellow paralegals both over the phone and in person.
  • Communicate with counsel, clients, courts, and mediators.
  • E-File/E-Serve documents in state and federal courts and AAA matters.
  • Assist attorney in preparation for trial, arbitration, mediations, depositions, and hearings.
  • Perform basic research using Westlaw and PACER.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Word and Adobe to draft a wide variety of legal documents.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage case documents and document databases efficiently.
  • Knowledge of Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, e-filing procedures, and eDiscovery.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment.
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion and good judgment.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to track multiple deadlines.
  • Trial experience required

Ziegler Gardner Bell offers competitive compensation, bonuses, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, and more.

For immediate consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their resume to