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Legal Staff Paralegal in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Company name

Kelley, Uustal Law Firm

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required


USA Fort Lauderdale, FL

Posted on

Jul 29,2018

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Legal Assistant Responsibilities: Schedules cases for settlement, mediation and/or trial; including scheduling, discovery and trial preparation. Obtains medical records, films and medical bills obtained from hospitals; doctors, experts and clients. Maintains Attorney’s schedule and calendar for hearings, depositions, meetings, and meditations, and trials. Dockets deadlines. Files all pleadings using the E-filing portal. Prepares correspondence to insurance companies, doctors, experts, hospitals and medical facilities. Requests updated lien amounts. Maintains Trial Order Checklists. Organizes medical records, films and medical bills for trial and/or settlement Inputs data into case management system Assists the Paralegal to prepare trial exhibits, trial notebooks and all “indexes” in anticipation for trial. Sends initial pre-suit letters. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 2-3 years’ experience working with a Plaintiff Personal Injury law firm. Full knowledge Florida Courts. Trial Works experience a plus. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Ability to work well under pressure Ability to multi-task. Great attention to detail. Excellent analytical skills. Great communication skills, both written and verbal.

Company info

John J. Uustal
founding partner
Kelley, Uustal Law Firm
500 N Federal Highway,
Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316