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Paralegal Legal Assistant Commercial Litigation Real Estate and Commercial Transactions

Company name

Chapman Smith & Associates

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2018

Posted on

Jul 20,2018


USD 40000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Fort Lauderdale, FL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant - Commercial Litigation, Real Estate and Commercial Transactions The candidate will perform a variety of duties to assist attorneys in all phases of commercial litigation and transactional matters. Will prepare and file pleadings and other court papers through electronic filing systems in federal and state courts. Conduct citation reviews, proofread and edit document, ensure compliance with local rules of procedure and communicate with court personnel. Organize case files, assist in the preparation of discovery requests and responses, review and organize discovery responses, process incoming and outgoing document production and prepare witness materials for depositions. Conduct fact research, communicate with clients and witnesses, review testimony from depositions and declarations and examine client files. Prepare binders and other materials for conferences and hearings, assemble exhibits and required documents for trials, coordinate trial details with attorneys and any required vendors or office personnel. Assist with commercial, corporate and real estate transactions. Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certification is required. Must have 2+ years of experience. Should have experience in electronic filing in Federal and State Courts. Experience performing research on Westlaw and other online legal databases is needed. Summation (or other document management) experience is essential. Excellent drafting, document review and editing are a must.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Chapman Smith & Associates
2699 Stirling Road
Suite 201A
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

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