The Bolton Law Firm PC

Office Hours: Mon - Thu 9:00 - 5:00

                                Fri   9:00 - 4:00 

Principal Offices

2441 High Timbers Dr Suite 400

The Woodlands TX  77380

(281) 588-0230 


Tomball Location


990 Village Square Suite G1100

Tomball TX 77375

(281) 351-7897 

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With Principal Office in The Woodlands and another in Tomball, Bolton Law is conveniently located to meet your legal needs.

Ruby Bolton is a certified family law specialist. and is licensed in all practice areas by the State and Federal Government.

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Family Law Paralegal Wanted

Woodlands, TX, area family law firm is looking for experienced, level-headed, A++ paralegal to join our team.   

We are small but growing, and we want members on our team who are fierce, strong, and compassionate as well as ethical, professional, and trustworthy. You must be committed to excellence, value clients, and want to be a part of something extraordinary. This position is ideal for someone looking for long-term potential and not just a stepping stone.

You help the firm achieve its goals, and it will help you achieve yours. You want to be a happy paralegal? You want money? You want to earn the respect of your peers? You want work life balance to be with your kids? Our firm wants those things for its team members, too.

You must understand that customer service is king (queen?). We want referrals from thriving clients, not repeat business from miserable ones. We want to deliver an experience that is above and beyond the norm. We want you to be so awesome that you have a cult of raving fan clients.

If you believe that this is the “home” you’re looking for – a place where excellence is rewarded, where you can be significant, and where you love coming to work everyday – then please apply. If you’re mediocre, please don’t waste our time. Life is short.

If this ad was too vague or boring for you, then below is a more detailed list of qualifications.

Keep in mind that even though we’ve specifically asked only excellent people to apply, not-so-excellent people will inevitably still apply. So, we’ve devised a series of tests to weed those people out. If you are as serious about this position as we are, then you’ll follow it through to the end. If not, then let’s all be glad we figured that out now rather than later.


  • College degree and/or paralegal degree from accredited school

  • Knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure (Service, Subpoenas, Discovery, Calendaring Deadlines)

  • Family law experience preferred

  • Integrity and professionalism

  • Organized and detail-oriented

  • Able to manage multiple calendars and deadlines

  • Able to communicate calmly and clearly with stressed individuals going to emotional situations

  • Excellent drafting and writing skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Self-starter, resourceful, compassionate, responsive, adaptable, excels at most things

  • Pass background check and drug test

  • Pass interview and quizzes that will be given

  • Desire to create something significant and to help others


  • General paralegal duties, including supporting attorneys and other members of the team as needed

  • Drafting pleadings, motions, discovery requests, discovery responses, subpoenas, notices, etc.

  • Maintaining calendars, deadlines, and reminders for the team

  • E-filing

  • Communicating professionally with clients, attorneys, judges, etc.

  • Litigation and mediation preparation

    • Bates stamping

    • Trial binders

    • Exhibits

    • Witness preparation

    • Client preparation

    • Attending hearings and assisting as needed

  • Prepare Financial Statements

  • Prepare Inventories

  • Draft and prepare subpoenas and related notices

  • Draft and prepare depositions motions and notices

  • Delivering excellent customer service

  • Meeting billable requirements

  • Networking and some rainmaking will also be expected



  • Full-time position but part-time negotiable

  • DOE and hours (range $35000 – S50000 start, total compensation)

  • PTO and holidays

  • Recognized work-life balance

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Disability

  • Life insurance

  • Simple IRA (after 90 days)


So are you ready to apply for your dream job?  Are you willing to roll up your sleeves and enjoy the practice of law?  If so, please contact us by following the instructions below. (Hint: these instructions are a test to weed out the unqualified.)


Please note that your ability and willingness to follow these instructions explicitly will play a big role in whether you will be considered for this position.

Do not use the reply option on this ad.  Email the following documents to the email address  in PDF format only, with "[insert your full name, spelled backwards] is your Paralegal" in the subject line: 1. Cover letter in 12 pt. Garamond font, containing the following in bullet-point format:

• How can you deliver value to a client going through divorce?

• How can you deliver value to a client after a divorce?

• What are you looking for in this position, financially, professionally, and personally?

• What you liked and did not like about this ad. (You can be honest; we will not hold it against you.)

• Name of one great movie you have seen or book you have read in the last twelve months, and why you liked it so much.


If you follow the above instructions, you will be contacted with instructions for the next phase of the process.


Good Luck and we look forward to hearing from you

Position closes February 16, 2020, or when filled.