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Legal Secretary
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Job Description

Underwood Law Firm has an opening for an experienced litigation legal secretary.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Competitive salary and great benefits.

Resumes should be sent, in confidence, to: Underwood Law Firm, at careers@uwlaw.com



This company is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation. This law makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The law also makes it illegal to retaliate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. The law also requires that employers reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' sincerely held religious practices, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer's business.

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The Underwood Law Firm's Litigation Practice Group offers extensive experience at every stage of commercial and tort disputes-from pre-suit investigation and case evaluation through discovery, trial, and appeal. Underwood attorneys and paralegals are equipped with the latest technology to address the most complex litigation, while overseeing a substantial docket of less complicated cases. Our experience in complex litigation includes matters involving oil and gas, real estate, wills and probate, banking transactions, and Uniform Commercial Code controversies. Although our docket primarily involves civil defense, we also represent plaintiffs in commercial and personal injury cases. As counsel for a number of long term health care providers, Underwood attorneys have significant expertise in administrative law and medical negligence defense, practicing throughout Texas in federal, state, and administrative forums. (See Health Care Group). We defend insurance carriers in actions filed under the Texas Insurance Code and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, as well as common law bad faith claims. With a broad corporate and institution client base, we routinely represent private and governmental entities in all aspects of employment (including retaliation/discrimination claims under state and federal laws), labor, workers' compensation, and nonsubscriber lawsuits. We are also experienced in all aspects of mediation and arbitration. Located one block from the 7th Court of Appeals, we maintain an active appellate practice. Our areas of practice include: · Administrative Proceedings · Arbitration and Mediation · Civil Appeals · Commercial Litigation/Oil and Gas/Real Estate · Employment and Labor Litigation · General Civil Litigation · Governmental Defense · Insurance Defense · Medical Malpractice/Long Term Care Defense · Nonsubscriber Defense · Products Liability Litigation · Professional Liability Litigation · Workers' Compensation Defense The Underwood Law Firm's Litigation Practice Group strives to work closely with its clients, whether corporations, institutions, or individuals, to seek the best, prompt results, while providing quality representation at a reasonable expense.