Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required

Location

West Palm Beach, FL

Date Last Verified

Feb 09,2018

Posted on

Feb 08,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant Duties: Types general correspondence, memoranda and complex reports/documents. Transcribes electronic transcription in a timely manner and sends out reports. Prepares client budgets. Maintains hearing report tracker. Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar. Opens/closes files. Types and coordinates expense reports on weekly basis. Enters and/or edits attorneys’ time into the timekeeping system within deadlines as required. Maintains attorneys’ personal calendars/deadlines and confirms depositions. Coordinates witness preparation for trials. Maintains files in an efficient and effective manner. Receives, opens, prioritizes and distributes incoming mail. Prepares materials for distribution via U.S. mail, fax, courier, messenger, etc. Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with the firm policies. Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 5-10 years of Defense Litigation experience. Billing experience. Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines. Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Should be motivated with the goal of becoming a long term asset within the organization. Exceptional organization skills. Excellent typing skills. Positive attitude. Ability to multitask. Team work oriented. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Goldberg Segalla
222 Lakeview Avenue
Suite 800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6148

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