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

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Plan, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401K and Bonus Eligibility


Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins and Mott LLP (PBFCM) has an immediate opening for an Entry Level File Clerk in our Houston office.

PBFCM has been in business since 1970. We represent more than 2000 governmental entities in Texas school districts, cities, counties, hospital districts, appraisal districts, and special districts. We have grown steadily every year. We currently have 12 offices across Texas with over 50 attorneys and more than 400 employees. Founded on the principles of honesty and ethical conduct our success is due to our refusal to deviate from these core values.

This is a full time position with great benefits including medical, dental, vision and PTO. PBFCM offers a professional, yet casual environment. We are a law firm committed to quality and integrity. This position is a great way to get started in the legal field and learn valuable skills.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide clerical support to the legal assistants and attorneys as needed in the collaborative efforts to move cases forward
  • Maintain and process documents within document storage software
  • Prepare and e-file litigation documents with various courts
  • Prepare various outgoing letters
  • Correspond daily via email with legal assistants and attorneys
  • Maintain and update databases including e-cabinet system and firm's custom case management system
  • Meet daily deadlines related to the many aspects of the litigation process
  • Additional clerical or administrative duties, as needed or assigned

Experience Requirement:

  • As an entry level position no experience is required; however at least one (1) year experience in an office setting is preferred
  • Previous experience in a law office, with a general understanding of the litigation process is a plus

Education Requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Competencies:

Essential Skills:

  • Strong grammar, spelling and general math skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure and prioritize tasks
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong proficiency at multi-tasking
  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Has knowledge of office procedures and operation of office machines such as copiers, scanners and fax machines

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Superior computer skills and knowledge
  • Proactive work ethic
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, including verbal and written communication

Work Environment:

This position involves:

  • Sitting at a computer most of the day
  • On the job training
  • Performance assessment within the first 60 days of employment
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Reporting to department supervisor and litigation manager

Physical Demands:

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 air or car.

 

If you have an interest in this opportunity, please apply via our web site at: www.PBFCM.com

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