• Location: Miami, FL
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #14351

Legal Secretary  –  Commercial Litigation

Prestigious Law Firm in Downtown Miami is looking to hire an experienced Legal Assistant/Secretary with complex commercial litigation experience in Federal Court required. They are looking for someone that takes initiative and has strong organizational skills.  Candidates with at least 7+ years of litigation experience will be considered. 

Firm offers excellent benefits and salary, depending on experience.  Immediate opportunity!

Legal Secretary Commercial Litigation – Job Duties 

  • Calendar deadlines correctly, both in federal and state court, including complex business litigation section of the Miami-Dade Circuit Court for the Eleventh Circuit, or events, as necessary;
  • Confirm calendared items the day before the event, or with sufficient time in advance;
  • Maintain files;
  • Put binders together for hearings;
  • Pull case law from Westlaw (not research);
  • Arrange court reporters for hearings;
  • Assist attorneys in gathering all materials needed in preparation of hearings;
  • File documents in court and serve opposing parties, by following appropriate court filing procedures;
  • Familiar with Timeslips, Worldox, Office 365 CourtMap, e-file, cmecf;
  • Schedule depositions, mediations and other dates;
  • Prepare airway bills for courier mailings, as required (DHL, FedEx, etc.);
  • Answer telephones in a clear, prompt, courteous and professional manner;
  • Work as a “team” with other legal assistants by offering to assist with any rush or emergency tasks;
  • Ensure that at the end of the day all pending emergency items have been handled. Consult with other legal assistants to offer help, if necessary;
  • Assist attorney(s) with their travel requirements (travel itineraries, air tickets, hotel and vehicle reservations, etc.
  • Calendar trips or absences in the Firm calendar.

Legal Secretary Commercial Litigation – Requirements

  • Be punctual and reliable;
  • Be proactive (do not wait for attorneys to tell you what to do on a case);
  • Have a “to-do” attitude;
  • Be able to meet deadlines – no excuses;
  • Know deadlines pursuant to federal and state court rules, including complex business litigation section of the Miami-Dade Circuit Court for the Eleventh Circuit.

Similar Job Titles:

  • Litigation Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation Legal Secretary
  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant Commercial Litigation 
  • Legal Secretary Commercial Litigation

If you are interested in learning more about this outstanding opportunity, please contact Lilliana del Real with Legal Search Solutions.

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