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Legal Staff Paralegal in Tampa, FL

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Company name

Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Workers Compensation

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Tampa, FL

Posted on

Jan 25,2018

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Legal Secretary (Sinkhole and/or Workers Comp Experience) DUTIES: Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including responses, reports, filings, pleadings, answers, motions, interrogatories, contracts, opinions, position papers, letters, etc., and other documents as necessary. Organizes and analyzes documentary evidence including contracts, medical records, reports, depositions, discovery, investigative and other documents and summaries. Interpretation and preparation of chronologies and summaries as requested. Prepares and handles tracking and disposition of subpoenas or other request for information. Assures organization of files including maintenance and management. Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case. Conducts legal research using online media for experts, background searches, case investigation. Maintains calendar for trial and discovery deadlines. Obtains trial settings, coordinates and assist in preparation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or its equivalent required. 3+ years of prior legal secretary experience supporting litigators in civil defense in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment. Strong knowledge in area of specialization (sinkhole/workers compensation) preferred. FL State and Federal Court filing including E-Filing experience required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook required. Requires critical thinking skills, superior communication and organizational skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

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Hiring Coordinator
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.
4905 West Laurel Street
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33607