Are you an experienced litigation legal assistant interested in a full-time opportunity in Fort Lauderdale, FL? We especially want to hear from you if you have commercial litigation experience, but a solid background in complex litigation is fine. You will be expected to be highly familiar with local and state court rules, as well as federal and state filing and e-filing. You will be responsible for drafting, formatting, and proofreading correspondence and legal documents, including pleadings and discovery responses; filing and e-filing in state and federal courts; preparing spreadsheets analyzing client data, and entering data into DMS and databases; opening new client matters and initiating conflicts checks; maintaining physical and electronic files; calendar management; legal research; and other tasks as assigned. You will also be responsible for administrative tasks, including attorney time entry, routing incoming mail, coordinating teleconferences and meetings, scheduling depositions, and monitoring deadlines and schedules. The ideal candidate will be a pleasure to work with, with a no-task-too-small, proactive attitude and excellent written and verbal communication skills supporting top-notch customer service skills. You will be supporting three successful associates, and may need to work overtime as requested. Apply today and don’t miss out on this amazing job opportunity where you will learn a ton from a very successful firm!
5+ years of litigation secretary or assistant experience, commercial litigation experience is a huge plus!
Strong computer proficiency, especially with MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills with high attention to detail
Great communication and interpersonal skills with a helpful, no-job-too-small mindset
If you are a qualified litigation secretary interested in stepping up your career, please apply today! To see additional job opportunities across the country, check out www.specialcounsel.com
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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records