• Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Type: TTP
  • Job #12998

LEGALSECRETARY /  LEGAL ASSISTANT – CIVIL LITIGATION

TEMP-TO-PERM – Fort Lauderdale, FL

South Florida law firm is seeking a legal secretary / legal assistant or to join their Fort Lauderdale office in a temporary-to-hire capacity covering an open desk, starting right away.

This position supports one attorney with a litigation practice. The position requires the candidate to be detail-oriented, and have the ability to prioritize and multi-task.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Prepare cases for trial
  • Type and e-file pleadings and discovery
  • Transcribe digital dictation
  • Schedule hearings, depositions, mediations, CMEs, conferences, inspections
  • Calendar management and adherence to deadlines
  • Maintain and organize files
  • Time entries
  • Summarize medical records and prepare medical chronologies
  • Process mail, greet clients, answer phone
  • Interact with clients, adjusters, Judges, opposing counsel, experts and witnesses

QUALIFIED LEGAL ASSISTANT

  • 2+ year’s Litigation experience. 
  • Must be familiar with Florida Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Must be able to do e-Filing and eService.
  • Must be able to do digital dictation, and have good typing skills

The scheduled hours are 9am – 5pm with a one hour lunch.  This is an 'on-site” position

Once permanent, the firm offers excellent benefits including Health and Life Insurance, 401K, and vacation, as well as a competitive salary.

If you are qualified for and interested in this position, please contact Patrick Farley with Legal Search Solutions: Patrick@TopLawJobs.com

Ref # 12998
 

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