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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Legal Assistant Responsibilities: Draft, proofread and/or disseminate legal documents and correspondence as directed by the attorney. Administrative duties to include, copying, answering and directing telephone calls. Scheduling of hearing, depositions, mediations, conferences, examinations under oath and other events as directed by the attorney. Managing tasking system to ensure timely completion of all tasks assigned and updates to deadlines. Preparing legal professionals and paraprofessionals for events to include, compiling and organizing documents, preparing binders and/or folders. Gathering and organizing records, documents and other materials. Timely and efficiently maintaining case management data within case management program.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems including, word processing, electronic and physical records management; Basic knowledge of office equipment and ability to interpret manuals, instruction forms and directions; Advanced knowledge of word processing applications such as MS Word. Basic knowledge of computer applications such as MS Outlook, MS Excel, client portals, internet and research programs; Knowledge of principals and processes for providing customer and personnel services; Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain efficient working relationships with others; Knowledge of basic legal concepts and processes; Knowledge of legal terminology; Knowledge of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure; Knowledge of the litigation process; Knowledge of court procedures including, but not limited to Florida E-Filing (ECF). Knowledge of computer applications including MS Office to include Word, Excel and Outlook, internet and research; Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain efficient working relationships with others. Organizational skills and ability to multi-task when necessary. Ability to manage time and prioritize workload. Problem solving and analytical skills; Effective communication skills (verbal and written); Advanced organizational skills; Advanced time management skills and ability prioritize assignments for self and others.
Company infoKeith Mixon