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Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Posted on

Dec 07,2017
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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Litigation Paralegal The candidate will regular review of files for status and additional needs to move case forward; Preparation of pleadings (Notices of Appearance, Notice of Hearing, Motions, Affidavit of Service, Certificate of Service, etc.); Review and Prepare pleadings drafted by the attorney for filing, including collection of exhibits, preparation of certificates of service, summons, cover letters, etc. obtaining additional title information from online register of deeds, requesting additional needed documentation from client, ordering title searches, other task requests, skip traces, researching entity information as needed, etc. Ensuring service is completed after complaints filed; Monitoring deadlines. Will assist attorney with hearing preparations; Confer with the court to schedule hearings and to obtain needed information as needed; Assist administrative staff with providing client updates as needed; Client liason (ie. buffer between client and attorney) provide client with requested information, obtain information from client, provide updates when requested from direct client contact via email; File organization labeling of pleadings, title work, other documents within file; Confer with opposing counsel, title companies, code officers and other county administrative personnel, etc. regarding files. Will draft title claim letters, request for reconsideration. Will research local court rules, confer with clerks, etc. to ensure compliance with court expectations. Should have 2 years previous litigation experience. Should have detailed oriented with strong organizational skills. Should be self- motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Should have ability to work under and meet deadlines. Should be proficient in the various client systems- LPS, Lenstar, Vendorscape, etc.

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