• Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #13311

Very well respected regional firm is seeking to hire an experienced legal assistant/paralegal to join their Downtown Fort Lauderdale office.  This position will focus on plaintiff personal injury and medical malpractice.  Candidates with a minimum of five years of medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury experience will be considered.  Must have experience with both pre-suit and litigation phases.  Compensation is based on experience and previous salary history but expected to be in the high 60k range.

Job Duties:

  • Calendaring deadlines
  • Scheduling with opposing counsel and JAs
  • Requesting and arranging medical records
  • Drafting and eFiling pleadings, motions, and other legal docs
  • Trial, deposition, and hearing preparation
  • Schedule and communicate with expert witnesses
  • Draft and respond to discovery, demands, simple motions, etc
  • Correspondence


  • Ability to move cases along with minimal attorney direction
  • Familiarity with medical terminology and records
  • Experience working on med mal and BI cases
  • Knowledge of all deadlines and other rules of procedure, including all med mal-specific pre-suit deadlines and statutory requirements.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 5 – 10+ yrs litigation experience, and know the process from beginning to end

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

Ref 13311


Include a message to the recruiters.
Attach a resume file. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.

We are uploading your application. It may take a few moments to read your resume. Please wait!