Civil Litigation Legal Assistant
Are you a Legal Assistant with defense experience interested in a full-time, permanent job opportunity in Downtown Tampa, FL? You will be responsible for drafting, formatting, and proofing correspondence and legal documents, including motions, pleadings, briefs, etc.; maintaining department records, both physically and electronically; calendaring; coordinating court dates and appearances; scheduling meetings with witnesses and other involved parties; legal research; and other tasks as assigned. You may also be responsible for administrative duties, such as coordinating travel, phone and e-mail support, word processing, maintaining files, and financial reporting. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized multi-tasker with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Our client is a top national law firm with offices throughout Florida!
Extensive experience with construction litigation preferred
E-filing experience with both State and Federal courts required
Three plus years’ prior experience in a legal environment, ideally at a large firm
Must have strong typing, transcription, and solid ability to edit and proofread legal documents
Must have recent and lengthy defense experience
Experience: At least 5 years’ experience as a Litigation Legal Secretary handling complex litigation matters
Employment Type: Full-time; Direct Hire
Work Hours: 40 hours per week
Please apply today by submitting your resume in Word format using the below link! To view all our open positions, please visit us at www.specialcounsel.com.
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