Entry criminal paralegal Job at The Matian Firm, APC, Dallas, TX

  • The Matian Firm, APC
  • Dallas, TX

Job Description

At The Matian Firm, our expert legal team is a driving force behind our continued success. We're in search of an Entry Level Paralegal to join this team and help maintain the standard of excellence for which we're known. The Entry Level Paralegal will have an immediate effect on our operations, guiding us toward positive outcomes with comprehensive legal research, document creation, and database maintenance. The Entry Level Paralegal will report directly to the Department Supervisor. You and your team will work in collaboration to ensure that criminal matters within' department are moving along. As the Entry Level Paralegal you will have a working knowledge of current legislative, regulatory guidelines, and experience in Criminal Defense. The Matian Firm is proud to offer comprehensive, specialized services, which start with our own attention to the letter of the law.

For the right career-driven and eager individual we will consider recent graduates looking for a foot in the door in the legal industry. L et us know why you deserve a shot as a paralegal!


Being trained by more seasoned paralegals to eventually do the following:

  • 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.
  • 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


  • Any Criminal Defense experience preferred but not required
  • Professional work history with transferrable skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) with high proficiency required.
  • Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Case Management Software, or familiarity with computer charting programs.

To stand out please send your resume and short bio to Recruiting@MatianLegal.com!

Here at The Matian Firm, we offer medical, dental, and vision insurance. We have a great compensation package including a 401(k) plan. Some perks include catered lunches, complimentary parking, paid time off, and more! Come be a part of our growing firm and its opportunities for career development. You will learn and develop alongside a team of professionals with a focus on excellence in the legal industry. Apply now!

The Matian Firm, APC is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. We're dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Job Tags

Full time, Local area, Immediate start,

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