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Legal Assistant

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorney in in all stages of litigation cases from onset through trial.
  • Familiar with federal and state procedures for format and e-filing.
  • Maintain attorney’s calendar with deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively with opposing counsel and staff to schedule depositions, mediations and hearings
  • Help with drafting of legal motions and notices to be filed in Court.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Experience in Homeowners insurance and/or Personal Injury and/or Employment Law is a BIG PLUS
  • Ability to communicate professionally and interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, reliability, outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent client service skills and ability to work on multiple matters simultaneously in an organized manner and under minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and ability to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands
  • Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Superior organizational skills, e.g. managing trackers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience preparing records, assembling exhibits, pleadings, summarizing transcripts, discovery, and trial preparation preferred
  • Experience drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems
  • Proficient with Florida E-Fling portals and procedures
  • Proficient with Federal filing portals and procedures
  • EEOC Experience preferred
  • Can work under pressure

Job Type: Full-time

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