Job Details

Civil Litigation Paralegal for Dadeland law office

Company name

horr novak & skipp pa

Organization Type

Academic

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2019

Posted on

May 14,2019

Location

Miami, FL, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Litigation >> Litigation
Litigation >> Litigation - Personal Injury
Maritime and Transportation >> Maritime and Transportation
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
 
171 hits 10 times Apply

Profile

Civil Litigation Paralegal

Description:

Horr Novak & Skipp, PA, a litigation defense firm located in Dadeland area has an immediate opening for a full-time Paralegal with significant experience in civil litigation, personal injury and trials.  Familiarity with maritime law is a plus. Interested candidates must have civil litigation experience in order for their resumes to be considered. 

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate must be highly organized, detail oriented and dedicated. We are seeking a self-starter who can work independently under the guidance of the attorneys.  The paralegal will be required to manage significant workloads with minimum supervision. Position requires the ability to efficiently and effectively carry out all assignments. A team-player is essential.

Some of the duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Assist the attorneys with case management from inception through trial preparation including hearings, depositions, and ultimately trial
  2. Possess a working knowledge of both state and federal court procedures
  3. Conduct factual investigation
  4. Review, analyze and summarize medical records; prepare chronologies
  5. Review and summarize depositions
  6. Ability to effectively maintain communication with clients and vendors
  7. Assist with drafting discovery requests and responses
  8. Organize, analyze and draft legal documents
  9. Manage, organize & index volume document production
  10. Prepare witness and expert files for depositions
  11. Prepare witness and exhibit lists as required
  12. Effectively communicate status of projects to attorneys in a timely manner
  13. Effectively organize and manage case load

Qualifications:

Qualified individuals must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. A minimum of 3-5 years of experience is required.  The ability to work on time sensitive deadlines and exercise good judgment is essential.  Candidates must possess strong organizational and time management skills.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.  Proficiency in Microsoft office (Word, Outlook) and Pacer is a must.  A Bachelor’s degree and a strong understanding of medical terminology is preferred. 

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(K) plan, short and long term disability plans, paid vacation and sick leave.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Candidates should email resume, No phone calls accepted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Company info

horr novak & skipp pa

Company Profile

Horr, Novak & Skipp, P.A. is a maritime defense firm located in downtown Dadeland. We represent vessel owners, charterers, cruise lines, marine insurance underwriters and marine lenders among others. Please visit our website for additional information: www.horrnovakandskipp.com

Similar Jobs:

Legal Assistant
Coral Gables, FL
Legal Assistant The candidate will provide administrative and clerical support to attorney(s) in or...
Adjunct - Paralegal Studies
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Adjunct - Paralegal Studies The candidate should be passionate educators who can facilitate the nee...
Senior Manager, Programs The candidate will provide paralegal and administrative support to the Hum...