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1550 W. Cleveland Street
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone (813) 835-1100
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FEATURED POSITION


PARALEGAL 258
POSITION Summary:
The Paralegal – Healthcare provides support and assistance to all attorneys involved in the Health Care practice group. The Paralegal – Healthcare drafts agreements and performs legal research as requested. The Paralegal – Healthcare also will manage the contracts database.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Healthcare – General – 25%
Performs all paralegal duties assigned and supervised by SHC attorneys in connection with hospital related issues. Assists and supports attorneys on health care matters.
Contracts – 50%
Under supervision of attorney, drafts and prepares agreements, amendments, termination letters, correspondence and memos as necessary/applicable to Hospital contracts. Consults with other departments and hospitals. Manages and updates files in electronic database, performs on-line database searches, interacts with HDQ and hospital staff, as necessary.
Legal Research – 25%
Legal research utilizing numerous resources, including Westlaw and the internet. Provides support and assistance to attorneys in research of health care related matters.
Note: This is not an all-inclusive list of this job’s responsibilities. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
The qualified candidate will have experience in the following areas:
4 or more years of paralegal experience required 4 or more years of contracts and transactional legal work experience preferred 4 or more years of healthcare experience preferred
Minimum Education Required/Preferred: Florida registered Paralegal, or eligible to become a Florida registered Paralegal, required Associate’s Degree in Paralegal studies preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies: Required: Knowledge of healthcare/Hospital contracts and transactional legal work, ability to conduct legal research; healthcare experience preferred. Technical Competencies: MS Word, Excel, Outlook required. Legal research required. Leadership Competencies: Works well in a team environment. Foreign language competency a plus, Spanish, French, etc.
SALARY
$55k-$62k Plus full benefit package


NEW LISTINGS


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/LEGAL ASSISTANT 311
We are seeking a full-time administrative/legal assistant for law firm in Tampa with six attorneys. Our firm is a small firm that works as a team, so that all members of the team take on tasks large and small and provide support and back up for other team members.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
may depend on qualifications and skills but may include and are not limited to:
• Answering phones and screening and directing calls • Electronic filing of documents in state and federal courts • Preparing and revising legal documents, including drafting basic pleadings and discovery documents • Electronic filing of documents in state and federal courts • Performing administrative tasks • Assisting attorneys with management of case files using case management software • Billing of fees and costs to clients • Organizing and filing documents • Website maintenance and updates • Handling new client and new matter intake • Working with vendors and dealers for technology, supplies, and other office needs.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
High school or college graduate preferred with a minimum of three years’ experience in a legal administrative support role, or as legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal. Excellent computer skills and proficiency using Word, Adobe, and Outlook and calendaring through Outlook required. Experience or proficiency with QuickBooks, Clio and/or NetDocuments a plus. Experience with electronic filing in state and federal courts preferred. Candidates must have a strong command of spoken and written English. A successful candidate will be:
organized and detail oriented; able to multi-task and manage time efficiently; a self-starter who is reliable and able to handle a fast-paced environment; able to take direction and work independently; and a team player able to handle sensitive information and preserve its confidentiality; a creative problem solver, work independently, and proactively seek guidance when appropriate flexible and willing to work overtime occasionally.
SALARY:
$50-$55 BOE Full benefit package and paid parking


Accounting Clerk 309
Accounting Clerk (Part-time) for DT Tampa Law Firm. Will be responsible for supporting a group of locations providing A/P, A/R and other general accounting processes as needed. Essential duties
Accounts Receivable Management. Accounts Payable Management. Ability to code and audit original source documents with accuracy. Billing Special projects as assigned.
Job Requirements:
Proficient with spreadsheet software and MS Office applications, with a strong focus on Excel skills. Solid knowledge of standard billing practices. Ability to multi-task and complete responsibilities on time with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision. Maintains strict confidentiality with information or knowledge considered sensitive or confidential in nature.
Salary:
$15 to $20 per hour BOE and paid parking


Receptionist/File Clerk 306
Receptionist/File Clerk Needed for DT Tampa Law firm. The ideal candidate will be a great communicator with a positive attitude and dedication to be punctual and ready for the day.
Receptionist Duties:
Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries Sorts and distributes mail Operates basic office equipment Maintain inventory of office supplies Assist with miscellaneous office projects
File Clerk Duties:
Creates new files and specific folders as requested by assigned department Performs general numeric filing, sorting and cross-referencing Ensures all files taken from file room are properly scanned to person requesting Periodically scans all files in professional’s work space and/or office Locates and retrieves files, folders, or documents for firm employees. Also re-shelves files as returned to file room
Qualifications:
Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills Intermediate Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities Intermediate Other Ability to organize tasks and work environment Intermediate
Salary:
$13-$14 per hour BOE plus excellent benefit package


LONG TERM TEMPORARY/CONTRACT OPENINGS


PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANTS


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/LEGAL ASSISTANT 311
We are seeking a full-time administrative/legal assistant for law firm in Tampa with six attorneys. Our firm is a small firm that works as a team, so that all members of the team take on tasks large and small and provide support and back up for other team members.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
may depend on qualifications and skills but may include and are not limited to:
• Answering phones and screening and directing calls • Electronic filing of documents in state and federal courts • Preparing and revising legal documents, including drafting basic pleadings and discovery documents • Electronic filing of documents in state and federal courts • Performing administrative tasks • Assisting attorneys with management of case files using case management software • Billing of fees and costs to clients • Organizing and filing documents • Website maintenance and updates • Handling new client and new matter intake • Working with vendors and dealers for technology, supplies, and other office needs.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
High school or college graduate preferred with a minimum of three years’ experience in a legal administrative support role, or as legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal. Excellent computer skills and proficiency using Word, Adobe, and Outlook and calendaring through Outlook required. Experience or proficiency with QuickBooks, Clio and/or NetDocuments a plus. Experience with electronic filing in state and federal courts preferred. Candidates must have a strong command of spoken and written English. A successful candidate will be:
organized and detail oriented; able to multi-task and manage time efficiently; a self-starter who is reliable and able to handle a fast-paced environment; able to take direction and work independently; and a team player able to handle sensitive information and preserve its confidentiality; a creative problem solver, work independently, and proactively seek guidance when appropriate flexible and willing to work overtime occasionally.
SALARY:
$50-$55 BOE Full benefit package and paid parking


PARALEGAL 258
POSITION Summary:
The Paralegal – Healthcare provides support and assistance to all attorneys involved in the Health Care practice group. The Paralegal – Healthcare drafts agreements and performs legal research as requested. The Paralegal – Healthcare also will manage the contracts database.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Healthcare – General – 25%
Performs all paralegal duties assigned and supervised by SHC attorneys in connection with hospital related issues. Assists and supports attorneys on health care matters.
Contracts – 50%
Under supervision of attorney, drafts and prepares agreements, amendments, termination letters, correspondence and memos as necessary/applicable to Hospital contracts. Consults with other departments and hospitals. Manages and updates files in electronic database, performs on-line database searches, interacts with HDQ and hospital staff, as necessary.
Legal Research – 25%
Legal research utilizing numerous resources, including Westlaw and the internet. Provides support and assistance to attorneys in research of health care related matters.
Note: This is not an all-inclusive list of this job’s responsibilities. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
The qualified candidate will have experience in the following areas:
4 or more years of paralegal experience required 4 or more years of contracts and transactional legal work experience preferred 4 or more years of healthcare experience preferred
Minimum Education Required/Preferred: Florida registered Paralegal, or eligible to become a Florida registered Paralegal, required Associate’s Degree in Paralegal studies preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies: Required: Knowledge of healthcare/Hospital contracts and transactional legal work, ability to conduct legal research; healthcare experience preferred. Technical Competencies: MS Word, Excel, Outlook required. Legal research required. Leadership Competencies: Works well in a team environment. Foreign language competency a plus, Spanish, French, etc.
SALARY
$55k-$62k Plus full benefit package


Legal Assistant/Receptionist 303
Tampa law firm is seeking a legal assistant/receptionist with 2-3 years experience. This position can be full-time or part-time. This firm practices in the areas of Business, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury and Construction.
Duties:
Answer incoming calls, process incoming mail, scheduling, e-filing, correspondence, etc. Litigation experience is required.
Qualifications:
excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to multitask and meet deadlines, professional attitude and demeanor, team-oriented, good attention to detail. strong work ethic, proactive, and strong problem solving skills. Also, must possess strong computer skills.
Salary:
$17.00 to $19.00 per hour BOE


Legal Assistant – Bankruptcy 293
Legal Assistant needed immediate in downtown Tampa. Contract position Duties:
Work with Senior Partner on revisions, dictation, e-filing and assisting 2 paralegals.  Litigation experience a must.  Strong potential for permanent employment based on performance.
Skills:
MS Office experience Excellent written and oral communication skills Courteous and professional demeanor Highly organized and detail-oriented Ability to prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks
Salary:
$18 to $19 per hour


Paralegal 300 Needed for Downtown Tampa law firm. 3-5 years’ experience in Medical Malpractice Defense.
Duties:
Primary responsibility for case management of medical malpractice cases from pre-suit through conclusion to include scheduling, discovery, Preparing for hearings, depositions, mediations and trials. Prepare trial exhibits, trial notebooks; assisting with jury instructions; coordination of expert reviews, trial preparation and attendance at trial.
Salary:
$50K-$55K plus full benefits

Paralegal 297
AV-Rated, well-established DT Tampa family law firm seeks a well-organized and motivated family law paralegal with a minimum of 5 years' experience.
Candidate must have knowledge and experience with all aspects of family law, including preparation of financial affidavits, mandatory disclosures, motions, drafting of pleadings, and all aspects of litigation. Must also be a team player and have excellent communications and inter-personal skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe are mandatory, and experience with Centerbase, and Worldox is a plus.
Salary:
$60K-$70K BOE Benefits include: paid parking, Employer contributed Simple IRA, Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, and Disability Insurance & PTO


Legal Assistant-Part Time or Full time 265
Downtown Tampa boutique law firm specializing in plaintiff Personal Injury Medical Malpractice is seeking a part time or full time legal assistant with litigation experience. Organizational skills will be required along with excellent client relations abilities. All legal assistant duties will be desired along with gathering information for discovery.
Qualifications:
Should have 3-5 years office experience with excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to multitask and meet deadlines, professional attitude and demeanor, team-oriented, good attention to detail, strong work ethic, proactive, and strong problem solving skills. Also, must possess strong computer skills including effective use of Microsoft Office. Bilingual a plus.
Salary:
$20-$22 hourly. Paid vacation and holidays will be offered along with discretionary bonuses.


Paralegal 284
Needed for Tampa law Firm. 3-5 years experience in defense litigation.
Duties:
Draft pleadings, motions, orders and correspondence
Discovery
Communicating with clients, witnesses and experts
Preparing for hearings, depositions, mediations and trials
Qualifications:
Experience working on defense or civil litigation matters
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Excellent computer skills
Salary:
$48K - $52K BOE plus full benefit package


Paralegal 236
Needed for Tampa law firm. 3-5 years paralegal experience preferably in workers compensation.
Duties:
Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, documents and other correspondence
Scheduling, determining deadlines, expediting priorities and maintaining cases by monthly monitoring. Obtaining discovery responses, initiating and maintaining contact with adjusters and opposing counsel
e-filing with the Court
Answering phones
Filing
Qualifications:
3 to 5 years experience in the legal field
paralegal certification preferred but not required
above average computer skills and proficiency using Word, Outlook and calendaring through Outlook
must be able to compose basic pleadings and discovery documents
must be organized and detail oriented
must be able to multi-task and manage time efficiently
must be a self starter who is reliable and able to handle a fast paced environment
must be able to take direction and work independently
must be professional in communications, attire and appearance
must be a team player
Salary:
38K 46K

Benefits offered:
Health insurance
other types of insurance
retirement benefits or accounts
Full-time - hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Paralegal 266
Needed for both Sarasota & Tampa locations
“AV” rated mid-sized law firm with offices in Tampa & Sarasota is seeking full time insurance defense or med mal paralegals with a minimum of 2 yrs. Experience.

Duties:
Preparing for trial, discovery, medical chronologies, contact experts, from inception thru end of a case & various other duties.  

Benefits:  Employee paid Health Insurance, 401k, profit sharing, vacation, personal time, paid long term disability insurance, bonus, etc.  Competitive salary.   Indicate in your cover letter which location you are interested in, Sarasota or Tampa.

Salary: $45-$48K BOE


Legal Assistant 201
Needed for Tampa law firm in the practice areas of Business, Commercial Litigation and Real Estate.

Duties:
Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, orders and correspondence. Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, witnesses and experts. Managing the calendar for all events and deadlines. E-filing in various courts. Scheduling hearings, depositions, mediations and trials Assisting the attorney prepare for hearings.

Qualifications:
Excellent organizational and communication skills; Detail oriented; Team player.

Salary:
$45K- $50K BOE plus benefits.


LEGAL SECRETARIES

Legal Secretary 214
Performs all administrative and secretarial duties directly supporting an attorney and other team staff employees. Assists in the day-to-day Estate & Trust legal services, functioning in a highly dynamic environment. Often called upon to handle sensitive information with professionalism and integrity. Strong sense of accomplishment as collaborative efforts meets the needs of the Firm.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Transcription, including revisions, tracking and version control of complex contracts and documents. General secretarial skills, including copying, filing, faxing, processing overnight deliveries and mail.
Requirements/Qualifications:
Must have High School Education minimum. Must possess technical knowledge of and the ability to use the following software applications: MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint; and have working knowledge of MS Office Suite, including Excel and Access. Minimum of four (3) years' experience as a legal secretary, in a high-volume legal practice. Experience in Probate, Estate/Trust Fields. Experience and familiarity with litigation processes and documents. This role will require someone proficient in grammar, spelling and punctuation with excellent writing skills.
Salary
$45K-$50K BOE plus excellent benefits


Legal Secretary 282 Needed for Tampa Law Firm.
Must have experience in the legal field (insurance defense preferred), e-filing, setting hearings, scheduling, etc.  Must be organized and able to work in a fast pace environment.
Benefits: Health insurance premium provided by firm after 30 days for individual only. Additional health coverage available at minimal cost by employee.  401k available after one year.  1 week vacation after 90 days
Salary:
$40K to $45K BOE


Legal Secretaries/Paralegals/Legal Assistants-Litigation: If you have top-notch legal skills we would like to present new opportunities to you. The Legal Registry represents prestigious Tampa law firms who currently seek experienced legal secretaries with backgrounds in civil/commercial litigation, employment law, insurance defense, workers' compensation, personal injury, immigration and real estate. A minimum of 2 years legal experience, a typing speed of 60wpm and strong MS Word skills could place you in a new career opportunity that offers great benefits and salary commensurate with your skills and experience.



IT, WORD PROCESSORS, RECEPTIONISTS, FILE CLERKS, OFFICE SERVICES

Accounting Clerk 309
Accounting Clerk (Part-time) for DT Tampa Law Firm. Will be responsible for supporting a group of locations providing A/P, A/R and other general accounting processes as needed. Essential duties
Accounts Receivable Management. Accounts Payable Management. Ability to code and audit original source documents with accuracy. Billing Special projects as assigned.
Job Requirements:
Proficient with spreadsheet software and MS Office applications, with a strong focus on Excel skills. Solid knowledge of standard billing practices. Ability to multi-task and complete responsibilities on time with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision. Maintains strict confidentiality with information or knowledge considered sensitive or confidential in nature.
Salary:
$15 to $20 per hour BOE and paid parking


Receptionist/File Clerk 306
Receptionist/File Clerk Needed for DT Tampa Law firm. The ideal candidate will be a great communicator with a positive attitude and dedication to be punctual and ready for the day.
Receptionist Duties:
Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries Sorts and distributes mail Operates basic office equipment Maintain inventory of office supplies Assist with miscellaneous office projects
File Clerk Duties:
Creates new files and specific folders as requested by assigned department Performs general numeric filing, sorting and cross-referencing Ensures all files taken from file room are properly scanned to person requesting Periodically scans all files in professional’s work space and/or office Locates and retrieves files, folders, or documents for firm employees. Also re-shelves files as returned to file room
Qualifications:
Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills Intermediate Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities Intermediate Other Ability to organize tasks and work environment Intermediate
Salary:
$13-$14 per hour BOE plus excellent benefit package


Receptionist 305
Receptionist needed Part-Time 1PM to 5PM to join established DT Tampa Law Firm.
Duties:
Answer and redirect incoming calls, greet and assist visitors that come into the office, schedule and maintain conference rooms, faxing, scanning, copying and assist with incoming mail distribution.
Qualifications:
Professional and pleasant telephone demeanor Excellent organizational skills Outstanding client relation skills Ability to multitask Proficient computer skills Clear verbal and written communication
Salary:
$13.00 - $16.00 per hour plus benefit package


Receptionist 299
Needed for a busy law firm located in DT Tampa. This role will be full-time and will require experience in a law firm.
Duties:
Answer and redirect incoming calls, greet and assist visitors that come into the office, schedule and maintain conference rooms, faxing, scanning, copying and assist with incoming mail distribution.
Qualifications:
Strong Microsoft Office computer skills and strong verbal and written communication skills, and is adaptable to a variety of duties.
Salary:
$15.00-$16.00 per hour with a Competitive benefits package


Receptionist 298
Well-established Tampa law firm seeks an up beat full-time receptionist with previous experience, preferably in a professional or legal environment, to manage the front desk operations of a busy law firm.
Duties:
Answer main phone lines and direct calls appropriately Assist with general office duties (making copies, filing, faxing, and scanning documents) Maintain inventory of office supplies Assist with miscellaneous office projects Open and process mail and deliveries
Skills/Qualifications:
Clear verbal and written communication Professional and pleasant telephone demeanor Excellent organizational skills Outstanding client relation skills Ability to multitask Proficient computer skills Firm offers a benefit package that includes health insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid vacation and sick days,
Salary:
15.00 to 16.00 per hour BOE With Excellent benefit package


Litigation Support Clerk 276
Tampa Law office has an immediate opening for a Litigation Support Clerk to work in a fast-paced legal environment.
Duties:Opening files, maintaining and organizing paper and electronic files, indexing of files, email management, as well as backing-up reception and office services. Some overtime required.
Qualifications:Detail oriented, have advanced computer skills, possess excellent proofreading and writing skills, work well under pressure, and work with minimal supervision, as well as work in a team environment. Background in legal field preferred.
Salary: $13 to $15 per hour plus competitive benefits.


Receptionist
Temporary/Contract assignments available. Opportunities in various law offices through out the Tampa Bay area. Positions can be short term, long term and some with potential for hire. Qualified candidates will have strong experience with phones (multi-lined), communications, processing mail and other misc. office duties.

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