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Legal Assistant- Work for the State of Florida

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Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Nov 14, 2021

Posted on

Apr 07, 2021


Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

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If you ever wanted to take your legal administration skills and put them to work for a fantastic employer, this job may be for you! Our client, the State of Florida, is looking for professionals who are organized, enjoy research, and have good writing skills (drafts, appeal notices, subpoena, etc.) as well as customer service skills. If you are that person, consider putting them to work on a team dedicated to making Florida a better place to live for all its residents.

Working for the State of Florida has tremendous benefits. This job provides excellent stability for your career with outstanding training and future promotion opportunities. Also, you will have full benefits that will be very affordable. For example, your healthcare cost for a single person is $50.00/month and only $180.00/month for families. Many more benefits as well!

The job is great too!

You will be working on researching and reviewing all information needed for pre-hearing appeal requests on this team. Once gathered, you will have outstanding technology to add information to case systems and notify necessary parties using Microsoft Office products.

The key to excelling in this position your ability to manage each case for accuracy and completeness and ensure copies are provided to all interested parties and any agency offices.

This position will also involve handling inbound calls for the Office of Appeals and conducting outbound calls to coordinate to gain collect information from parties and witnesses promptly. You will work with hearing officers on this team and help with planning, processing transactions, pre, and post case preparations and monitoring queues and schedules, drafting appeal notices, subpoenas, and appeal correspondence.

Best of all, you will have the opportunity to help so many Florida residents navigate efficiently through issues bought upon by COVID-19.

Job requirements


If you are currently working as a legal secretary, legal assistant, paralegal, judicial clerk, or working with administrative hearings, this may be an excellent opportunity for your career. Please apply if you have the following:

- Great writing skills

- Excellent customer service skills.

- Strong research skills.

- Strong computer software skills.

- Work well under pressure and ability to meet deadlines.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

- At least one year of legal, secretarial, or clerical work experience.

- College education from an accredited institution and substitute for

non-legal work experience.

The offices are modern, high end but a friendly and comfortable team to join. The State of Florida offers excellent benefits.

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State of Florida

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This job is with the State of Florida and the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO). This job is Monday- Friday with no nights or weekends. Outstanding opportunity to work for an outstanding employer!

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