Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Paralegal / Legal Assistant - The Montgomery County Attorney’s office is seeking an experienced paralegal / legal assistant for its Child Protective Services (CPS) Division. The position involves a large caseload in support of two (2) experienced child welfare attorneys and two (2) Board Certified Family Law Paralegals.

A minimum of three (3) years of experience in legal litigation support is required.

Duties include opening files, handling service, e-filing, copying, calendaring, filing, and any other duties assigned to help the division function as efficiently as possible.

Must be dependable and well-organized with a demonstrated ability to work well in a team as well as independently.

Completion of a Paralegal Certificate Program is a plus but is not required.

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.

The salary is $41,925. The County also provides excellent retirement and health insurance benefits, continuing legal education, and free covered parking.

The successful applicant must pass a criminal history background check as a condition of employment.

  The Montgomery County Attorney’s office has 5 divisions (CPS, Juvenile Prosecution, Real Property, Litigation, and Government Affairs) and employs a staff of approximately 30, including lawyers, legal support staff, a victim assistance coordinator, investigators, and an administrative manager.  Our office serves as the chief legal advisor for the county government, which includes over 2,400 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 of Texas, and has a current population of over 500,000.

To apply, please email the following to [email protected]:

Resume

Three (3) references

Cover letter explaining how / why you would be a good fit for this position.

Montgomery County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.