Atkinson, P.A. is seeking a motivated legal assistant with civil litigation experience for its Miami office. Candidate must be highly organized coupled with the ability to be detail oriented, self-directed, and have a good attitude with a professional demeanor. Experience with Insurance Defense firms is a plus but not nessessary. We are looking for at least 1-5 years experience as a legal secretary.
This position requires knowledge of both Florida’s State and Federal Court procedures. Must possess the ability to perform positively in a team environment and communicate status of projects professionally with attorneys in a timely manner. Tasks will include working with attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and other members of the firm.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:
- Proficiency in the State, Federal Court CM/ECF, EEOC system and filings
- Assist attorneys with case management from inception through trial preparation including hearings, depositions and trial.
- Communicate status of projects to attorneys in a timely manner.
- organize and manage case load.
- Knowledge of State and Federal court procedures.
- Review, analyze and summarize medical records; prepare chronologies.
- Assist with drafting discovery requests and responses.
- Manage organize and index volume document production.
- Prepare witness and expert files for depositions.
- Prepare witness and exhibit lists.
- High Proficiency with legal research
- High Proficiency with litigation software is required (including Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Adobe PDF)
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Excellent grammar, proofreading skills, and superior work ethic.
- Ability to prepare, edit and finalize letters, pleadings, notices, and other legal documents
- Scheduling hearing, depositions and mediations
- Possess a high level of accuracy with attention to detail
- Ability to function within a fast paced work environment
Atkinson, P.A. offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including: paid parking, paid time off, health insurance, dental insurance, 401K and profit sharing plan.
Those with the experience and skills described here may apply by sending their resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org