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FEATURED POSITION


Legal Assistant/Paralegal 188

Downtown Tampa litigation practice is seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal with a minimum of 5 years experience working with a busy litigator in the practice areas of Persona Injury/Medical Malpractice & Commercial Business Litigation Must be competent in handling large volumes of files while supporting 2 attorneys. This position will be an important part of a busy team environment. Duties: Draft pleadings, motions, orders and correspondence; Answering and propounding discovery; Summarizing records; medical records depositions and other records relevant to a case; Communicating with clients, witnesses and experts; Preparing for hearings, depositions, mediations and trials; Preparing trial exhibits, trial notebooks; assisting with jury instructions; Other litigation paralegal duties. Qualifications: Must be exceptional with organization and have both verbal and written communication skills. Strong skill level is needed for MS Word, Excel and use of Westlaw. State and Federal e-filing; College degree a plus. Salary $50 - $55K plus benefits.



NEW LISTING


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.



PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANTS


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 Assistant 196

Commercial Litigation legal assistant needed for South Tampa law firm. Responsibilities: 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 Scheduling hearings, depositions, mediations and trials Assisting the attorney prepare for hearings, depositions and trials Assisting with trial preparation Various other legal assistant duties Qualifications : Excellent communication and organizational skills Excellent computer skills and detail oriented Salary $42-$48 BOE plus full benefit package



Paralegal - Med. Mal. Defense 191

East Tampa law firm is seeking a paralegal with medical malpractice litigation experience. Insurance defense will be a plus. Draft and answer discovery, pleadings and motions. Prepare chronologies and timelines. Assist counsel with preparation for depositions, mediations, hearing and trial. Familiar with Florida Rules of Civil Procedure and Florida electronic filing service. Salary $58-$65K including full benefits.



Legal Assistant/Paralegal 188

Downtown Tampa litigation practice is seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal with a minimum of 5 years experience working with a busy litigator in the practice areas of Persona Injury/Medical Malpractice & Commercial Business Litigation Must be competent in handling large volumes of files while supporting 2 attorneys. This position will be an important part of a busy team environment. Duties: Draft pleadings, motions, orders and correspondence; Answering and propounding discovery; Summarizing records; medical records depositions and other records relevant to a case; Communicating with clients, witnesses and experts; Preparing for hearings, depositions, mediations and trials; Preparing trial exhibits, trial notebooks; assisting with jury instructions; Other litigation paralegal duties. Qualifications: Must be exceptional with organization and have both verbal and written communication skills. Strong skill level is needed for MS Word, Excel and use of Westlaw. State and Federal e-filing; College degree a plus. Salary $50 - $55K plus benefits.



Paralegal 186

Tampa Law firm is seeking a Paralegal with a minimum of 3 years litigation experience. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelors degree with a paralegal certification from an ABA approved paralegal program. Duties include: handling cases from inception through trial, maintaining paper and electronic files of large volumes of discovery materials, procurement of records, medical chronologies, preparation of exhibits, communications with experts, and other day-to-day file management. Some overtime and travel attending trial required. Must have excellent organizational ability and advanced computer skills beneficial. Experience with FileSite preferred but not required. Individual will work closely with attorneys and be responsible for a heavy workload, including document-intensive cases. Ideal candidate would have prior product liability defense experience with extensive medical chronology, some construction experience would also be helpful but not required. Candidate should be detailed oriented, the ability to manage and reprioritize case work daily, work well under pressure, and be able to make decisions regarding cases and be able to initiate contact with clients, attorneys and other involved parties. Technical proficiencies: Microsoft Office, Excel, Summation, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, Pacer, FileSite, Accurint. Salary $55-$60K plus full benefit package.



Paralegal 185

Needed immediately for Tampa Law Firm. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years experience as a pre-litigation personal injury law firm paralegal or case manager. Bilingual English and Spanish is a must. Candidate will work directly with injured clients and providers. Specific knowledge of auto accident, slip and fall, and premise liability are needed. Candidates must also possess strong customer service skills and be able to communicate and listen effectively with attorneys, doctors, and patients. Will correspond with clients, insurance adjusters and providers as needed. Medical records review, demand preparation, and settlement negotiation experience are valuable bonus skills. Job duties will include, but are not limited to: Contacting patients to establish rapport and start treatment Completing interviews to assess coverage and liability as well as the patients injuries and needs Meet clients outside of the office Scheduling medical appointments and monitoring patient compliance Providing regular updates to the attorney, provider, or patient Reviewing medical records to insure accuracy and completeness Prepare demands Salary $48-$52K plus full benefit package.



Legal Assistant 183

Needed for Downtown Tampa Law Firm in the Litigation Department (Immediate Team Consists of multiple Shareholders/Associates, Paralegal) Multiple Practice Areas Consisting, but not limited to, Civil, Complex Litigation, Labor and Employment, etc. Paralegal and Legal Assistant are expected to work in Team Environment and support all Attorneys equally. The essential requirements are: At least 5 years legal assistant experience; Ability to handle calendar, scheduling, etc. ; Knowledge of Microsoft software, Word, Outlook and Excel (a must); Ability to function in a team-oriented environment; Ability to handle travel arrangements for busy attorney; Ability to handle busy phone and deal with extremely high end clientele, work with drafting originals with limited guidance; Strong attention to detail; PARAMOUNT Ability to accurately follow procedures in a timely fashion; Strong file-management skills; Ability to transcript from electronic dictation; Enter attorney billable time into accounting system (CMS or other similar programs) and handle billing; Highly organized; ETC. Desirable personality traits: Ability to work within a high intensity group; Aggressive, yet respectful, go getter; Someone who takes the initiative in following up on open items and providing status updates; Prioritization/re-prioritization skills (someone who is flexible); and Multi-tasker. Educational Background: High-school graduate Three (3) years Legal secretarial experience (minimum) Strong computer skills(Word/Outlook/Excel Salary $45-$55K BOE plus full benefit package.



LEGAL SECRETARIES

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.



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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. Salary BOE



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