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Litigation Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 11,2018

Posted on

Jul 28,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for regular review of files for status and additional needs to move case forward. Preparation of pleadings (Notices of Appearance, Notice of Hearing, Motions, Affidavit of Service, Certificate of Service, etc.). Review and Prepare pleadings drafted by the attorney for filing, including collection of exhibits, preparation of certificates of service, summons, cover letters, etc. General file research – obtaining additional title information from online register of deeds, requesting additional needed documentation from client, ordering title searches, other task requests, skip traces, researching entity information as needed, etc. Ensuring service is completed after complaints filed. Monitoring deadlines. Assist attorney with hearing preparations. Confer with the court to schedule hearings and to obtain needed information as needed. Assist administrative staff with providing client updates as needed. Client liason (ie. buffer between client and attorney) – provide client with requested information, obtain information from client, provide updates when requested from direct client contact via email. Confer with opposing counsel, title companies, code officers and other county administrative personnel, etc. regarding files. Research local court rules, confer with clerks, etc. to ensure compliance with court expectations. And all other job duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have at least 2 years previous litigation experience. Preferred Paralegal Certification. Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills. Self- motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to work under and meet deadlines. Proficient in the various client systems- LPS, Lenstar, Vendorscape, etc.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brock and Scott PLLC
1501 NW 49th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

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