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FEATURED POSITION


Legal Secretary - Estate/Trust

Minimum of 4 years experience as a legal secretary in a high-volume legal practice. Experience in Probate, Estate/Trust practice areas. Familiarity with litigation process and documents. In-house legal experience preferred. Position responsibilities include, but not limited to, transcribing a large volume of dictation. Demonstrate ability to type and track multiple redlined versions of agreements and documents. Prepare letters, memoranda and agreements/contracts for signature. Experience/knowledge of MS Office Suite, MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Key attributes would be able to demonstrate willingness and ability to be flexible, function as a team player, and the ability to meet time deadlines in a corporate legal department with a high-volume workload. Must have courteous and professional communication skills in dealing with all internal and external contacts including Board Members/corporate officers, Headquarters Staff, Donors, and outside counsel. Located in West Tampa, offers full benefits and a competitive salary.



NEW LISTING


Legal Administrative Assistant

Needed for Westshore Corporation POSITION SUMMARY: This position supports the legal staff by managing the day-to-day operations and clerical duties of legal department. The legal administrative assistants will also complete legal tasks delegated to them by lawyers and paralegals, such as preparing legal documents. These may include correspondence estoppels, default letters and transactional documents using form documents. Other duties may include gathering information on employment and other records, maintaining law libraries, organizing case files and filling out legal forms, as well as, data entry into the Companys real estate management system. POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES: Performs general administrative duties such as making travel arrangements, preparing expense reports, ordering office supplies, reconciling invoices and setting up meetings Answers incoming calls, clarifies needs and independently responds when possible Prepares agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions for meetings. Prepares confidential correspondence, reports and other complex documents. Responds to routine external correspondence. Types memos, purchase requisitions, payment requests and other department forms and documents. Supports other team members in assigned project based work Files, sends out certified letters, stores documents both onsite and in offsite storage Facilitates check requests for settlement agreements, ensures Affidavits are executed and returned Performs other duties as assigned or requested Experience High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Internet software. Three to Five years of related experience � including familiarity with real estate and legal terms. QSR or convenience industry experience preferred Salary $40-$45K BOE plus full benefit package



LONG TERM TEMPORARY/CONTRACT OPENINGS


Real Estate Paralegal Contract

Contract Real Estate Paralegal Needed for Downtown Tampa Law office. Minimum 3-5 years experience required as a real estate paralegal title surveys, post closing and closings. Contract position for 2-3 months. Some over time necessary. $25ph BOE



PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANTS


Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Tampa Law office is seeking an Legal Assistant/Paralegal with 3-5 years experience in Corporate/Business Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation. Exceptional organizational and communication skills required. Strong computer skills, knowledge of legal terminology; court rules/procedures. Experience in Microsoft Office required World Docs a plus. Salary $45K plus benefits and paid parking.



Legal Assistant

Needed for Tampa Law Firm in the Westshore area. Experience in corporate and or transactional law. Any experience in bonds is a big plus. Must have knowledge of legal terminology, court rules/procedures and E-filing. Superior typing and word processing capabilities. Willing to do administrative work as needed including back up of receptionist rotating with other legal assistants. Salary $40-$50K BOE plus full benefits.



Paralegal

Needed for Downtown Tampa Law Firm. 5 years plus required in medical malpractice defense. Responsible for filing all pleadings in Federal and State Courts; preparing discovery; scheduling depositions, hearings, mediations, client meetings and conferences; Responsible for all new client intakes. Advanced investigative and computerized legal research skills, including Westlaw, Lexis, Electronic Case Filing, and legal management databases. Knowledgeable in all tasks and responsibilities involved from case intake through to post-trial. Salary $50-$55K plus full benefit package and paid parking.



Legal Assistant

Needed for Downtown Tampa Law Firm. Qualified candidate will have 5 years experience in litigation and employment law representing employers. Knowledge of FL rules of Civil Procedures. Ability to schedule depositions, hearings and coordinate trials; Ability to draft and respond to discovery; Ability to draft motions, pleadings, affidavits and proposed orders; E-filing proficiency; Ability to prepare for mediations and trials. Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication & writing skills. Attention to detail is essential. Salary $45K-$50K BOE plus full benefit package.



Paralegal

needed for South Tampa Law Firm. Experience in 10-15 years experience in commercial litigation required. Knowledge of FL rules and Civil Procedures. Ability to schedule depositions, hearings and coordinate trials. Ability to draft motions, pleadings, affidavits and proposed orders. Ability to draft and respond to discovery. E-filing proficiency required. Exceptional organizational and communication skills required. Strong computer skills; proficient in Word; Salary $50K-$60K BOE plus full benefit package and free parking.



Paralegal

Needed for Growing Personal Injury Law Firm located just outside Downtown Tampa. Qualified candidate will have 5-10 years experience in plaintiff personal injury, medical malpractice and nursing home. Professional demeanor and stable work history required. Must be able to work a case from beginning to end and attend trial with attorney. Responsibilities: Interview and screen clients. Request, organize and summarize medical records and bills. Conduct legal research. Liaise with and interview experts, medical personnel, law enforcement officers. Communicate with insurance carrier and opposing counsel. Organize and summarize depositions. Prepare medical chronologies and medical expense itemizations. Prepare and compile discovery responses. Prepare motions and demand letters. Prepare settlement proposals and statements. Trial preparation including witness preparation and exhibit lists. Assist attorney in courtroom during trial. Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefit package and free parking.



Paralegal

Tampa Plaintiff Personal Injury Law Firm is seeking an experienced Pre-Lit Paralegal. Qualified candidate will be expected to handle plaintiffs property damage cases, from intake to litigation. Duties will include initial client contact and status updates, file organization, requesting and organizing reports, scheduling appointments, managing clients cases, opening and closing files, calendaring events, reporting claims, prepare and write demand letters to perfection. Candidate must be very organized, detail oriented, capable of working in a busy environment, computer literate, willing to work as a team player, and have outstanding customer service skills. Positive attitude, good communication and writing skills along with multi-tasking are a must. Salary $40-$45K BOE plus benefits & free parking.



Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant needed for small personal injury plaintiff law firm in South Tampa. 3-5 years experience in plaintiff personal injury litigation required. Good attention to detail, great organizational skills, proficient in Trial Works; ability to handle a heavy caseload. Full benefit package. Salary range $45-50K BOE plus benefits.



LEGAL SECRETARIES

Legal Administrative Assistant

Needed for Westshore Corporation POSITION SUMMARY: This position supports the legal staff by managing the day-to-day operations and clerical duties of legal department. The legal administrative assistants will also complete legal tasks delegated to them by lawyers and paralegals, such as preparing legal documents. These may include correspondence estoppels, default letters and transactional documents using form documents. Other duties may include gathering information on employment and other records, maintaining law libraries, organizing case files and filling out legal forms, as well as, data entry into the Company�s real estate management system. POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES: Performs general administrative duties such as making travel arrangements, preparing expense reports, ordering office supplies, reconciling invoices and setting up meetings Answers incoming calls, clarifies needs and independently responds when possible Prepares agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions for meetings. Prepares confidential correspondence, reports and other complex documents. Responds to routine external correspondence. Types memos, purchase requisitions, payment requests and other department forms and documents. Supports other team members in assigned project based work Files, sends out certified letters, stores documents both onsite and in offsite storage Facilitates check requests for settlement agreements, ensures Affidavits are executed and returned Performs other duties as assigned or requested Experience High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Internet software. Three to Five years of related experience � including familiarity with real estate and legal terms. QSR or convenience industry experience preferred Salary $40-$45K BOE plus full benefit package



Legal Secretary - Estate/Trust

Minimum of 4 years experience as a legal secretary in a high-volume legal practice. Experience in Probate, Estate/Trust practice areas. Familiarity with litigation process and documents. In-house legal experience preferred. Position responsibilities include, but not limited to, transcribing a large volume of dictation. Demonstrate ability to type and track multiple redlined versions of agreements and documents. Prepare letters, memoranda and agreements/contracts for signature. Experience/knowledge of MS Office Suite, MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Key attributes would be able to demonstrate willingness and ability to be flexible, function as a team player, and the ability to meet time deadlines in a corporate legal department with a high-volume workload. Must have courteous and professional communication skills in dealing with all internal and external contacts including Board Members/corporate officers, Headquarters Staff, Donors, and outside counsel. Located in West Tampa, offers full benefits and a competitive salary.



Legal Admin.

Assistant Needed for Tampa Law Firm. This position will support 2 Partners. Experience needed in E-filing for State and Federal Courts, transcribing, dictation, formatting documents, entering time, phones and scheduling. Salary $50K BOE plus full benefit package.



Legal Secretary

Needed for Westshore Law Firm. 3-5 years experience in insurance defense litigation, liability, property and defect claims. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are a must. Set hearings, depositions, mediations and meetings for attorney; Calendar deadlines for discovery, trial, etc.; Prepare documents for filing with court (hearing notices, mediation notices, deposition notices, notices of filing, etc.). Process all invoices for subpoenas, document requests, deposition transcripts, etc.; Save and print all email correspondence between attorney paralegal and opposing counsel; Transcribe dictation for attorneys. Salary $35K-$42K BOE plus benefits and paid parking.



Legal Secretary

Needed for Tampa law office in the Westshore area. Practice areas include: Defense Construction, Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy & Environmental law. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are essential for this career. Computer skills are required & good communication skills are also necessary. Indepth knowledge of litigation required. Calendar management; scheduling hearings, depos and mediations; answering phones; E-filing; client/attorney interaction. Salary $40-$45K plus full benefit package and free parking.



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

Legal Runner

Needed for East Tampa Law firm. Deliveries, stocking printer with paper daily, back up phones for receptionist, data entry and some basic clean up of outside entrances to office building. Experience required plus good computer skills, spelling, grammar and professional demeanor and proper phone etiquette. Law firm experience preferred plus valid Florida Driver License with a clean record. Salary $10-12ph BOE plus full benefit package and many extra perks.



Receptionist

Needed for Westshore law Firm. Law firm experience required. Multiple phone lines, incoming/outgoing mail, scanning, filing, greeting customers and overflow work. Must have professional demeanor and proper phone etiquette. Salary low $14-16ph plus full benefits.



Mail Clerk

Mail Clerk needed for Tampa law firm. Duties include: a large volume of scanning as well as faxing, photo copying, E-filing and processing mail. Experience with operation of fax machines, copy machines, scanners and postage equipment required. Salary $12-13ph plus full benefit package and free parking.



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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