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Legal Staff Paralegal in Tampa, FL

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Company name

Law Offices of Tragos & Sartes P.L.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Tampa, FL

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Paralegal The candidate organizes and analyzes documentary evidence including contracts, records, reports, depositions, discovery, investigative and other documents and summaries. Interpretation and preparation of chronologies and summaries as requested. Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including responses, reports, filings, pleadings, answers, motions, interrogatories, contracts, opinions, position papers, letters, etc., and other documents as necessary. Prepares and handles tracking and disposition of subpoenas or other request for information. Assures organization of files including maintenance and management. Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case. Conducts legal research using online media for experts, background searches, case investigation. Communicates with clients, witnesses, experts. Maintains calendar for trial and discovery deadlines. Obtains trial settings, coordinates and assist in preparation. Performs other duties as assigned. Correspond with clients, ordering medical records, drafting demands, E-filing, assisting with discovery and trial preparation. Answer phones, greet clients, and paralegal work.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have High School diploma or its equivalent. Must have 3+ years of experience working in a law firm, preferably in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment. Should have experience in personal injury and criminal defense. Working knowledge of paralegal concepts, procedures and practices is required. Knowledge of operations, practices and procedures of civil litigation is needed. Must have a demonstrated knowledge in legal research and deposition motion practices and procedures. State and Federal Court filing including E-Filing experience required. Should have knowledge of how to bill time. Research, analytical, organizational and critical thinking skills required. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and knowledge and application of legal research tools is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Offices of Tragos & Sartes P.L.
SunTrust Bank Building
601 Cleveland Street, Suite 800
Clearwater, FL 33755