Paralegal / Legal Assistant - The Montgomery County Attorney’s office is seeking a paralegal / legal assistant for its Government Affairs Division. The position supports three (3) transactional attorneys in areas including contracts, labor and employment, and open records.
The position requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in transactional support.
Completion of a Paralegal Certificate Program is a plus.
Certification by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization is a plus.
The ideal candidate should have strong writing, research, organizational, and communication skills. Additionally, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment are essential.
Salary is dependent on experience. The County also provides excellent retirement and health insurance benefits, continuing legal education, and free covered parking.
In total, the Montgomery County Attorney’s office has 5 divisions (CPS, Juvenile Prosecution, Real Property, Litigation, and Government Affairs) and has a staff of approximately 30, including lawyers, an administrative manager, legal support staff, a victim assistance coordinator, and investigators. The office serves as the chief legal advisor for the county government, which includes over 2,200 employees. For additional information about the Montgomery County Attorney’s office, please visit our website at www.mctxcao.org.
The Montgomery County Attorney’s office is located in downtown Conroe, Texas, approximately 40 miles north of Houston and less than 10 miles north of The Woodlands. The county is one of the fastest growing in the state, and it has a current population of over 500,000.
To apply, please email the following to [email protected]
- Three (3) references
- Cover letter explaining why you feel you are a good fit for this position.
The successful applicant must pass a criminal history background check as a condition of employment.
Montgomery County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin.