Litigation Trial Paralegal - Toxic Tort (1–2 yrs)

The Dallas office of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a national law firm, has an opening for a Litigation Trial Paralegal in its toxic tort group. The successful candidate will assist with trial preparation, and will be available to travel to trial as needed.


  • Attend trials to assist trial attorneys 
  • Investigate and research potential jurors for jury selection
  • Attend pretrial hearings to provide attorney with documents and organizational support
  • Draft opening statements and closing arguments
  • Draft cross outlines and direct examination outlines of witnesses for deposition and trial
  • Strategize with fact and expert witnesses to prepare for deposition and trial
  • Communicate with clients, national and local counsel
  • Conduct analytical expert, scientific, and factual research to develop defenses
  • Analyze depositions, pleadings, discovery, and literature for trial preparation
  • Assist with technical needs during meetings, depositions, and trials
  • Schedule and execute meetings for cases as needed
  • Maintain deadlines and organize case materials


  • Proficiency in PowerPoint
  • Understanding of civil case management and court systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, experts and attorneys, both verbally and in writing
  • Willingness to travel
  • Stamina to work long days and weekends as needed
  • Organized and able to manage time effectively
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

We offer a friendly, business casual environment with a competitive salary and full benefits package. For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume and references to Lisa Mewbourn,, with “Litigation Trial Paralegal” in the subject line.

No recruiter or telephone calls.

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani is an equal opportunity employer.