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Tampa, FL 33606
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FEATURED POSITION


PARALEGAL HEALTHCARE 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 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 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


Legal Administrative Assistant 262 Needed for Westshore Tampa Law Firm

Duties:
Answering incoming calls, greeting clients, Scanning, clerical support, projects, data entry for billing/expense reports, assist with invoices, post office run, equipment service calls, client case list, assist in openings files a few days a week.

Qualifications:
MS Office, Excel & Outlook experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Courteous and professional demeanor
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Ability to prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks

Salary:
$15.00- $18.00 per hour BOE plus full benefit package.


Paralegal 261
Needed for mid-sized Tampa law firm is seeking an experienced Insurance Defense or Medical Malpractice Paralegal for its Sarasota Office. Must have at least 2 years of Insurance Defense.

Duties:
Preparing cases for trial. Manage cases from inception to closing including discovery, medical chronologies, contact with experts, and various other duties.

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.

Salary:
$45-$55K plus full benefit package.


LONG TERM TEMPORARY/CONTRACT OPENINGS


PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANTS


PARALEGAL HEALTHCARE 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 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 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 231
Needed for Tampa law firm full-time or part-time. Qualified candidate will have 2 years experience in a law firm with strong research skills, writing skills and the ability to file a motion

Salary:
Salary commensurate with experience


LEGAL ASSISTANT 243
Needed for Downtown Tampa Law firm. This position will be in the Litigation Department (Immediate Team Consists of multiple Shareholders/Associate, Paralegal) Multiple Practice Areas consisting of, but not limited to, Civil, Complex Litigation, Insurance Defense, Labor and Employment, etc.

The essential requirements are:
At least 5 years legal assistant (litigation) experience;
Ability to handle busy calendar, scheduling, etc. ;
Knowledge of Microsoft software, Word, Outlook and Excel (a must);
Ability to transcribe from digital dictation;
Ability to function in a team-oriented environment;
Ability to handle busy phone and deal with extremely high-end clientele;
Strong attention to detail; PARAMOUNT;
Working knowledge of working with PDF documents;
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; (working knowledge of Phase/Task/Activity Codes in ebilling system)
Highly organized;

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) Multi-tasker.

Educational Background:
High-school graduate;
Five (5) years Legal secretarial experience (minimum)
Strong computer skills(Word/Outlook/Excel).

Salary:
$48K - $50K Full benefit package


Litigation Paralegal/Office Manager 233
Tampa attorney is seeking a litigation paralegal to partner with her in a growing PI practice. Strong writing skills necessary for demand letters. Experience also needed in discovery, motions and preparing cases for suit. Prefer candidates that enjoy working one on one with the attorney and has innovation/enthusiasm to keep up with a growing office. A creative marketing ability will be a plus to expand on basic practices in place. Other duties will consist of maintaining computers, phone/filing systems, create templates etc. Excellent opportunity with a flexible working environment.

Salary:
$48-$50K


Legal Assistant/Scheduler 229
Needed for Tampa Law firm with personal injury plaintiff experience.

Duties:
Schedule depositions, and hearings, notices for deposition and/or hearings, prepare subpoenas for deposition, confirm appointments on the calendar, etc.

Qualifications:
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.

Salary:
$38K-$45K plus full benefit package.


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 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.


Case Manager 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 Administrative Assistant 262 Needed for Westshore Tampa Law Firm

Duties:
Answering incoming calls, greeting clients, Scanning, clerical support, projects, data entry for billing/expense reports, assist with invoices, post office run, equipment service calls, client case list, assist in openings files a few days a week.

Qualifications:
MS Office, Excel & Outlook experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Courteous and professional demeanor
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Ability to prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks

Salary:
$15.00- $18.00 per hour BOE plus full benefit package.


Paralegal 261
Needed for mid-sized Tampa law firm is seeking an experienced Insurance Defense or Medical Malpractice Paralegal for its Sarasota Office. Must have at least 2 years of Insurance Defense.

Duties:
Preparing cases for trial. Manage cases from inception to closing including discovery, medical chronologies, contact with experts, and various other duties.

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.

Salary:
$45-$55K plus full benefit package.


LEGAL SECRETARIES

Legal Secretary 255
A well-known regional litigation firm, seeks an experienced legal secretary for its downtown Tampa office. Applicants must have 3+ years of civil or commercial litigation experience and be able to work in a busy, productive office.

Duties:
E-filing, drafting letters, maintaining paper and electronic files, calendaring, communication with the courts, and email management. Some overtime required. We are a multi-office firm with the resources to provide excellent in-house support and current technology, in a friendly work environment.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidate will be local and 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:
$45K - $50K BOE plus full benefit package


LEGAL SECRETARY 257
Needed for boutique law firm in Valrico, Florida, with a practice focusing on real estate, business law, and trusts and estates. Qualified candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in a law firm setting and must have strong multi-tasking skills.

Essential requirements include:
Ability to handle busy calendars for multiple attorneys, scheduling, etc.;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and related software, Word, Outlook, and Excel;
Ability to function in a team-oriented environment;
Ability to handle phones and work with high-end clientele;
Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
Efficiency and accuracy in data and information input;
Experience and knowledge working with PDF documents;
Ability to accurately follow procedures in a timely fashion;
Strong file-management skills;
Strong spelling and grammatical skills;
Familiarity with data entry into firm accounting system (PCLaw or other similar programs) and handling billing and incoming client payments;
Highly organized;
Proficiency in Spanish (a plus but not required); and
Notary Public Certification (preferred but not required).

Desirable personality traits:
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high intensity professional group;
Self-starter who takes the initiative in following up on open items and providing status updates; and
Flexible multi-tasker with strong prioritization/re-prioritization skills.

Educational Background:
Must have at least a High-School Degree; and
Some college is preferred but not required.

Salary:
$14.00-$17.00 per hour (based on experience), plus option for benefits such as health insurance, quarterly and annual bonuses, and Simple IRA retirement plan after 90 day


Legal Secretary 216

Workers comp scheduling secretary needed for Tampa Law Firm. This position would require 1-2 years experience in heavy scheduling and workers comp. Defense experience is a plus.

Duties:

E-Filing court documents; Scheduling depositions; Calendaring; Maintain solid diary system; Dictation/proof reading and transcription; Interface and communicate promptly and effectively; Administrative duties as they relate to the practice of law;

Qualifications:

The firm is looking for an individual with excellent organizational skills, good written and oral communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills. The individual must be able to work independently, while understanding the critical importance of team work.

Salary:

$35-$38K plus full benefit package



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.

Key attributes include, but are not limited to:

Demonstrated willingness and ability to be flexible, function as a team player, multi-task and prioritize assignments to meet time deadlines in a firm with a high-volume workload. Ability to accurately and efficiently input and manage data within the firms electronic case management systems. Commitment and understanding of the unique confidentiality and privilege requirements of the firm. Often serves as a contact to expedite information flow and management of workflow and associated documentation. Courteous and professional communication skills in dealing with all staff.

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 (4) 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: Commensurate with experience. Firm offers a 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/Admin. Assistant 250
Needed for Tampa Law firm. This position will require 2-3 years experience as a receptionist in a law firm. Admin duties will be included specifically assisting attorney with Guardian Ad Litem files. Willing to train the Admin. duties but if experience will pay a higher salary.

Duties:
Answer and redirect incoming calls, greet and assist visitors that come into the office, schedule and maintain conference rooms, and assist with incoming mail distribution. Assist attorney with Guardian Ad Litem files. This is a developing position so the firm is looking for someone that is motivated and shows initiative.

Qualifications:
Strong Microsoft Office computer skills and strong verbal, written communication skills, and is adaptable to a variety of duties. Experience with case management software a plus.

Salary:
$13.00-18.00 per hour BOE plus full benefit package


Legal Receptionist 227
Prominent Tampa insurance defense firm is searching for a dynamic experienced legal receptionist.

Duties:
Answer and redirect incoming calls, greet and assist visitors that come into the office, schedule and maintain conference rooms, and assist with incoming mail distribution. This is a developing position so the firm is looking for someone that is motivated and shows initiative.

Qualifications:
Strong Microsoft Office computer skills and strong verbal and written communication skills, and is adaptable to a variety of duties. Experience with case management software a plus.

Salary:
$14-$16.50 per hour with a Competitive benefits 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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