Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins and Mott L.L.P.
  • Legal
  • Garland, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer exceptional benefits including medical, vision, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, a generous paid time off (PTO) policy, paid holidays, an HSA, annual bonus eligibility, and room for growth.

Established in Amarillo, Texas in 1970, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott LLP ("Perdue Brandon") is one of the oldest law firms providing collection services and related legal representation to government entities. Our clients include school districts, cities, counties, hospital districts, appraisal districts and other governmental entities. Perdue Brandon continues to grow and currently has 14 primary offices in Texas and multiple satellite locations in Texas, Oklahoma, and Florida servicing clients in seven states.

For more information on our Firm, please visit our website at

Legal Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with attorneys on civil litigation cases;
  • Draft original answers;
  • Draft discovery requests and responses;
  • Draft motions and other pleadings as required;
  • Calendar trial and pretrial deadlines;
  • Manage attorney calendars and deadlines;
  • E-file pleadings with various district courts;
  • Coordinate mediations and depositions;
  • Perform duties administrative in nature pertaining to cases.

The ideal candidate for the position must be able to function well in a fast-paced, professional environment, be extremely organized, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and be able to perform tasks with minimal supervision. The ability to prioritize, multi-task, take initiative, and meet deadlines is essential. The candidate must have a high level of efficiency and accuracy in dealing with detailed work.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent; Some college or recent graduate of 2 year paralegal certificate program preferred, but not required
  • Minimum 4 years as a legal assistant, this is not an entry level position
  • Outstanding computer skills and knowledge including, but not limited to, the following: Windows 10, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with the E-file system
  • Experience with Docuware is helpful, but not required
  • Experience with Clio billing system is helpful, but not required
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, including verbal and written communication
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and as part of a team, and proceed with objectives with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and a self-starter
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, speak and hear. The employee is required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; the employee may be required, on occasion, to stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to travel by car.
  • Must be able to work 37.50 hours per week, 8:30am - 5:00pm - Monday - Friday


To be determined based on experience.

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