Criminal Defense Paralegal
Posted on 2/13/2024
The Matian Firm

201-500 employees

Premier law firm specializing in criminal defense and immigration
Company Overview
The Matian Firm, APC, is a distinguished law firm with a strong commitment to client advocacy and superior legal service, demonstrated by its broad range of expertise in areas such as criminal defense, immigration, and personal injury. The firm's collaborative culture fosters a dynamic environment where attorneys share ideas and work collectively, resulting in a track record of outstanding work recognized by numerous industry awards. With a robust support staff ensuring client concerns are promptly addressed, The Matian Firm stands out for its dedication to customer service and its unwavering commitment to protecting clients' rights.
Legal

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

N/A

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

39%

2 year growth

55%
Locations
Houston, TX, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • At least 2 years of Criminal Defense experience
  • Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field
  • Experience with Case Management Software
Responsibilities
  • Maintain communication with clients and provide case updates promptly
  • Manage attorney schedule efficiently (attorney-client meetings, court appearances, etc.)
  • Process criminal cases for trial preparation including legal documents, data entry, and correspondence
  • Complete a daily court calendar, obtains jury panels, and issues discovery to defense attorneys
  • Prepare subpoenas and cancels subpoenas when trials are completed, dismissed, or continued
  • Enter revocation petitions and prepares files for court
  • Request criminal history documentation including national, state, and local criminal histories, booking photos, arrest records, juvenile criminal histories, and Bureau of Motor Vehicle records
  • Schedule appointments for defense attorneys to meet with deputy prosecutors, depositions, and pretrial conferences
  • Assist victims with restitution information, no contact orders, subpoenas, and court dates
  • Communicate with law enforcement individuals at the federal, state, and local level, the general public, and victims and witnesses in criminal cases
  • Perform a variety of office related activities to support Department functions including back-up of co-workers and front desk responsibilities that involve dealing directly with the public regarding criminal complaints
  • Process daily mail
Desired Qualifications
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required