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Legal Staff Paralegal in Tampa, FL

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Company name

Thurber Law Firm

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Tampa, FL

Posted on

May 16,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will provide overall support to the attorney's legal needs. Will do communication with clients. Opening files. Drafting demands, pleadings, and calendar time limits. Utilizing the Florida E-Filing Portal. Conduct research to support legal proceedings in a professional setting. Working independently under time constraints. Schedule depositions, mediations, and create a trial notebook. Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents. Investigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputes. Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Record and store client information. Previous experience as a paralegal in plaintiff's personal injury law is essential. High School diploma and Associate's degree or higher is essential. 5+ years of experience in a plaintiff's personal injury firm required. Extensive experience with Microsoft Word and cloud-based case management is essential. Must know how to draft demands, pleadings, calendar time limits, and utilize the Florida E-Filing Portal. Familiarity with legal research is essential. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language is essential. (bilingualism is seen as a bonus). References are a must.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Thurber Law Firm
3205 West Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614