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Legal Staff Paralegal in Winter Haven, FL

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Company name

Hood Legal Search LLC

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation - Personal Injury
Maritime and Transportation

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Winter Haven, FL

Posted on

Jan 09,2018

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Litigation Paralegal, Transportation The candidate will support a Managing Partner and other attorneys, focus on transportation/logistics law, claims litigation including personal injury and ADR, cargo claims and contract disputes. Will be assisting multiple attorneys with litigated, non-litigated, corporate and administrative proceeding matters throughout the State of Florida and elsewhere, assist with various daily tasks and filings, schedule in-person and telephone meetings, create tasks and calendar notifications, with reminders, for appointments and court deadlines, assist attorneys with setup of new corporations and LLCs in Florida and other states, register foreign corporations in Florida, file annual reports, obtain EIN numbers and preparation of other corporation documents for maintaining corporate books and any other necessary support in corporate structuring for clients. Litigation duties will include the ability to handle multiple types of litigation, including medical, civil collections, breach of contract, transportation issues, in multiple venues / jurisdictions, assist with drafting and finalizing multiple types of legal pleadings, discovery, administrative proceeding documents, mediation summaries. Must have knowledge and practical use of court rules for all state and federal courts and administrative agencies, such as OJCC, etc. Should have knowledge of preferences, requirements and rules of Judges in multiple counties. Must have knowledge and utilization of Florida’s E-Portal filing system and ability to troubleshoot problems with same. Trial preparation, including setting up trial notebooks, preparation, filing and scheduling motions in limine, preparing and serving witness subpoenas, coordinating witnesses for appearance at trial, assisting with preparation of jury instructions, knowledge of Judge’s preferences for trial including equipment, computer, cell phone usage and court reporters, attendance at trial with attorney. Must have experience with Microsoft Programs and law firm billing software; PC Law experience a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Hood Legal Search LLC
16765 Fish Hawk Blvd
Suite 220
Lithia, FL 33547