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FEATURED POSITION


Legal Secretary 169

Needed for Westshore Corporation supporting 1 attorney in estate and trust department. Candidate will need 3-5 years experience in estates and trust legal services. Duties: Transcription, including revisions, tracking and version control of complex contracts and documents. General secretarial skills, including copying, filing, faxing, processing overnight deliveries and mail. Demonstrated willingness and ability to be flexible. Function as a team player, multi task and prioritize assignments to meet deadlines in a corporate legal department with a high volume workload. Courteous and professional communication skills in dealing with all internal and external contacts with the legal department, including Board members/corporate officers, Headquarters Staff, Donors, Hospitals personnel and outside counsel. Salary $45K-$48K plus full benefit package.



NEW LISTING


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.



LONG TERM TEMPORARY/CONTRACT OPENINGS


Paralegal (Contract) 184

Needed immediately for DT Tampa Law Firm. Experience required in commercial litigation for trial prep. Heavy organization of documents related to commercial litigation civil matters. Will work closely with attorney through trial preparation and trial. Salary $21 plus.



PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANTS


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.



Paralegal 176

Needed for Downtown Tampa law Firm. This position is for a fast-paced / demanding environment. Must be able to work independently, have strong organizational skills, able to multi-task/prioritize tasks and have minimum of 3 years plaintiff personal injury litigation experience. Daily assignments vary and include all aspects of handling cases from onset through trial. Salary $45K plus and full benefit package.



Paralegal 178

Downtown Tampa firm is seeking an experience paralegal in family law. Florida experience preferred. The position will assist 2 - 3 attorneys. A Legal Secretary will also be part of the team. Full benefits will be offered. $50K BOE plus benefits



Legal Assistant 175

Needed for a busy Tampa insurance defense practice. The qualified candidate will be reliable, professional and work well in a multi-person practice group. Responsibilities include heavy scheduling, entailing extensive contact with clients, court personnel, experts and opposing counsel. Ability to prepare pleadings, motions and legal correspondence. Schedule and maintain calendars for hearings, depositions, client meetings and deadlines. Attention to detail, pride in work product and strong grammar skills a must. Salary $45k-$50k plus benefits.



Paralegal 168

Needed for Tampa law firm in the Westshore area. Will support numerous attorneys . 3-5 years experience required in personal injury defense. 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, and trial notebooks and other litigation duties . Qualifications: Experience working on insurance defense and or litigation matters. Excellent organizational skills, communication skills and computer skills. Salary $55K-$60K plus full benefit package.



Legal Assistant 171

Needed for a small family law firm. The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years family law experience and be able to handle multiple responsibilities. Highly motivated, positive, professional, with good communication skills, detail oriented, well organized and able to work independently. Duties: Phones, transcription, preparing correspondence, and filing, must have experience with e-portal filing, and maintaining case files which includes drafting pleadings, calendaring/scheduling in and responding to discovery requests. Must have experience with mandatory disclosure documents, financial affidavits and be able to communicate with clients, and experts, and prepare attorney for hearings, depositions, mediations and trials. Salary $40K-$45K plus benefits.



LEGAL SECRETARIES

Legal Secretary 170

Needed for Downtown Tampa litigation firm. Candidates must have 3 plus years of civil or commercial litigation experience and be able to work in a busy, productive office. Requirements: Ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and multi-task skills, and advanced knowledge of Word. Exposure to FileSite is a plus. Candidate should have excellent communication skills, ability to consistently follow-up on items, and be detail oriented. Must have working knowledge of Florida Court procedures as well as eService and eFiling. Some overtime may be required. Salary $45-$50K BOE plus benefits



Legal Secretary 169

Needed for Westshore Corporation supporting 1 attorney in estate and trust department. Candidate will need 3-5 years experience in estates and trust legal services. Duties: Transcription, including revisions, tracking and version control of complex contracts and documents. General secretarial skills, including copying, filing, faxing, processing overnight deliveries and mail. Demonstrated willingness and ability to be flexible. Function as a team player, multi task and prioritize assignments to meet deadlines in a corporate legal department with a high volume workload. Courteous and professional communication skills in dealing with all internal and external contacts with the legal department, including Board members/corporate officers, Headquarters Staff, Donors, Hospitals personnel and outside counsel. Salary $45K-$48K plus full benefit package.



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

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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