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


Paralegal 337
North Tampa Law Firm providing a friendly, family atmosphere is seeking a full-time Paralegal with Personal Injury-Auto and Litigation experience.
Duties:
Manage case load. Demands, responding to discovery requests and provide litigation support. Preparing files and attorney for hearings, depositions, trial and other tasks as required by attorney.
Qualifications:
Ability to prioritize and multitask. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Deadline and detail-oriented, proactive and strong problem solving skills. Also, must possess strong computer skills
Salary:
$45K-$50K Including Bonuses and generous PTO


NEW LISTINGS


Legal Assistant 342
Needed for Tampa Law Firm in Ybor. Experience in Insurance defense litigation preferably with Medical Malpractice
Duties:
Heavy calendaring/scheduling of meetings, depositions, mediations, etc.; general litigation support including transcription and attorney preparation for depositions, motion hearings, etc. Qualified candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook and have a working knowledge of the federal and Florida court rules and e-filing procedures.
Skills:
Attention to detail, strong organizational, communication and proofreading skills, and the ability to work in a team environment, multi-task, prioritize and be flexible are a necessity.
Salary:
$52K-$58K Including Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance/ADD, Long-Term Disability & Traditional 401(K) & Roth 401


Legal Assistant 221 Needed for Growing East Tampa Law Firm. Experience is needed in nursing home litigation defense. Medical Malpractice experience would be considered
Duties:
Must be able to handle a busy workload in a fast-paced environment. Prepare, edit and finalize pleadings, notices, memorandums and correspondence. Scheduling hearings, depositions, trials and managing calendar for deadlines. Communicating with adjustors, opposing counsel, witnesses and experts. Managing case file electronically. Prepare attorney for hearings, depositions and trials. Other legal administrative tasks
Qualifications:
Minimum 3-5 years of Medical Malpractice and/ or Nursing home Litigation defense experience. Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. Must a self-starter and work well in a team environment. Detail Oriented.
Salary:
$55-$60K plus excellent benefit package


LONG TERM TEMPORARY/CONTRACT OPENINGS


PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANTS


Legal Assistant 342
Needed for Tampa Law Firm in Ybor. Experience in Insurance defense litigation preferably with Medical Malpractice
Duties:
Heavy calendaring/scheduling of meetings, depositions, mediations, etc.; general litigation support including transcription and attorney preparation for depositions, motion hearings, etc. Qualified candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook and have a working knowledge of the federal and Florida court rules and e-filing procedures.
Skills:
Attention to detail, strong organizational, communication and proofreading skills, and the ability to work in a team environment, multi-task, prioritize and be flexible are a necessity.
Salary:
$52K-$58K Including Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance/ADD, Long-Term Disability & Traditional 401(K) & Roth 401


Legal Assistant 221 Needed for Growing East Tampa Law Firm. Experience is needed in nursing home litigation defense. Medical Malpractice experience would be considered
Duties:
Must be able to handle a busy workload in a fast-paced environment. Prepare, edit and finalize pleadings, notices, memorandums and correspondence. Scheduling hearings, depositions, trials and managing calendar for deadlines. Communicating with adjustors, opposing counsel, witnesses and experts. Managing case file electronically. Prepare attorney for hearings, depositions and trials. Other legal administrative tasks
Qualifications:
Minimum 3-5 years of Medical Malpractice and/ or Nursing home Litigation defense experience. Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. Must a self-starter and work well in a team environment. Detail Oriented.
Salary:
$55-$60K plus excellent benefit package


Paralegal 274
Needed for Downtown Tampa Law Firm. 5 Plus Years’ experience in Insurance Defense Litigation. Solid Medical Malpractice is a must
Duties:
Prepare insurance defense cases from inception to trial Draft pleadings, motions, orders and correspondence Communicating with clients, witnesses and experts Preparing for hearings, depositions, mediations and trials Answering and propounding discovery Summarizing records; medical records depositions and other records relevant to a case Preparing trial exhibits, trial notebooks
Qualifications:
Experience working in insurance defense and Medical Malpractice is a must. Excellent organizational and communication skills Detail oriented and able to meet dead-lines Excellent computer skills
Salary:
$60-$65 Plus full benefit package


Legal Assistant 282
Needed for Insurance Defense firm in Tampa office close to Brandon.
Duties:
Minimum of 1 year current Insurance Defense experience. Experience with State and Federal courts, E-filing & setting hearings Experience with scheduling, calendaring, and making travel arrangements
Qualifications:
Strong written and verbal communication, problem solving, excellent customer service, ability to multitask, strong detail orientation, proofreading, strong organizational and prioritization. Must be organized and able to work in a fast pace environment. Solid working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Out-look
Salary:
$40K Plus 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


Legal Assistant 345
Needed for Tampa law firm part-time. This position will be assisting the Nurse Paralegals
Duties:
Retrieve electronic medical records (knowledge of Point-Care-Click, “PCC”, helpful but not necessary), organize & review nursing home charts to identify missing records, identify all caregivers providing care to resident for comparison to employee roster, review third-party vendor contracts to make recommendations to attorney(s) for indemnification purposes.
Qualifications:
Attention to detail, strong organizational, communication and proofreading skills, and the ability to work in a team environment, multi-task, prioritize and be flexible are a necessity.
Salary:
$16 to $18 per hour 20-25 hours a week. .


Legal Assistant / Paralegal 301
Needed for Downtown Tampa Plaintiff law Firm. The firm represents all types of insurance claims. Litigation experience a must; first party is a plus. Defense PI experience welcome for this role as well.
Duties:
• Litigation experience • Discovery • Trial experience (not a must) • Scheduling • State & Federal court • Admin Docs (open filings, closing statements) • Qualifications: • Client communication • Strong written and verbal skills • Organized & Detail oriented • Self-Starter • Initiative Salary:
$50K-$60K BOE with Full benefit package


Paralegal 337
North Tampa Law Firm providing a friendly, family atmosphere is seeking a full-time Paralegal with Personal Injury-Auto and Litigation experience.
Duties:
Manage case load. Demands, responding to discovery requests and provide litigation support. Preparing files and attorney for hearings, depositions, trial and other tasks as required by attorney.
Qualifications:
Ability to prioritize and multitask. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Deadline and detail-oriented, proactive and strong problem solving skills. Also, must possess strong computer skills
Salary:
$45K-$50K Including Bonuses and generous PTO


Legal Assistant 331
Needed for busy Tampa Law Firm. 3 years plus experience preferred in Civil/Commercial Litigation, Insurance Ligation.

Duties:
• Prepare pleadings, motions, orders and correspondencer
• Schedule hearings, depositions, mediations and trials
• Manage calendar for all critical dates and deadlines
• Communicate with adjustors, witnesses, experts and opposing counsel
• E-file with the courts
• Maintain file
• Assist attorney in preparing for hearings, depositions, mediations and trials
• Other legal assistant duties
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:
$48K-$50K Plus benefits


Legal Assistant 318
Westshore Tampa Law Firm is seeking a legal assistant with strong litigation experience in the areas of Commercial & Financial services plus Litigation Securities Arbitration.
Duties:
Federal court work for a very busy desk. Prepare, edit and finalize pleadings, correspondence, motions and orders E-file with Courts Manage the calendar for meetings and deadlines Schedule hearings, depositions, mediations and trials Manage the file electronically
Qualifications:
Motivated, responsible, and very well organized person who can work independently and efficiently. Must be proficient in computer and typing skills and must have all skill sets of an experienced legal assistant. Ability to work in both an independent and team environment. Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Salary:
$48K to $52K BOE Excellent benefit package


LEGAL SECRETARIES

PARALEGAL 291
Needed for Corporation in the Tampa Airport area. Will support all attorneys in the Estate & Trust practice group.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Paralegal – Estate & Trust provides support and assistance to all attorneys involved in the Estate & Trust practice group, and in monitoring the Corporations interest in estates, gifts and trusts. The Paralegal – Estate & Trust provides backup support and assistance to all attorneys who prepare and review Agreements for the Boards and other departments.
THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE WILL HAVE EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
4 or more years of legal experience in estate planning, trusts and estates required 4 years of real estate experience preferred Experience with trust and estate accounting required Proficiency in PGCalc, or similar Planned Giving software program, preferred Experience operating a 10-key calculator preferred Experience transcribing dictation preferred Legal research experience preferred
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED/PREFERRED:
Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies required Florida Registered Paralegal required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES:
Knowledge of probate and estate administration, real estate transactions, estate planning, and charitable trusts. Proficiency in MS Office, including MS Word Works well in a team environment.
Salary:
$60K plus excellent benefit’s


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

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
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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