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Tampa, FL 33606
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FEATURED POSITION


Legal Assistant 321
Needed for for growing DT Tampa Law Firm's Litigation Defense practice. Must have Federal courts filing experience.
Duties:
Scheduling and calendaring depositions, mediations, hearings, court deadlines, etc. Drafting and/or proofreading correspondence and court documents. Filing pleadings with the court, including electronic filings with Florida and Federal courts.
Qualifications:
Must have experience filing with federal courts. Excellent written and oral communication skills Courteous and professional demeanor Highly organized and detail-oriented MS Office, Perfect Law AIM experience a plus, but will train.
Salary:
$50K -$55K plus full benefit package & paid parking


NEW LISTINGS


Litigation Paralegal 329
Tampa law firm specializing in civil and commercial litigation, including insurance litigation seeks an experience litigation paralegal with a minimum of 3 years litigation experience.
Duties:
Must be able to immediately work files and move cases independently to conclusion as this is not a training position.  Ability to draft correspondence and pleadings, schedule depositions, prepare medical chronologies and deposition summaries.  Billable position.
Salary:
$50-$60K BOE Employer-paid benefits include health insurance, short term and long term disability, dental and life insurance. Free parking.


LONG TERM TEMPORARY/CONTRACT OPENINGS


Receptionist/Admin. Assistant 320
Corporation in Tampa is looking for a “Contract” Receptionist with Admin/Legal Asst. experience to support their busy, growing company.
Duties:
Answer main phone lines and direct calls appropriately. Greet clients and visitors. Assist with general office duties. Order lunches for training seminars; sort mail; process FedEx. Must have accurate typing skills required for very busy data entry projects.
Qualifications:
Clear verbal and written communication. Professional and pleasant telephone demeanor. Excellent organizational skills. Outstanding client relation skills. Full knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft programs. Law firm experience a plus.
Salary:
$16.00- $18.00 per hour


PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANTS


Litigation Paralegal 329
Tampa law firm specializing in civil and commercial litigation, including insurance litigation seeks an experience litigation paralegal with a minimum of 3 years litigation experience.
Duties:
Must be able to immediately work files and move cases independently to conclusion as this is not a training position.  Ability to draft correspondence and pleadings, schedule depositions, prepare medical chronologies and deposition summaries.  Billable position.
Salary:
$50-$60K BOE Employer-paid benefits include health insurance, short term and long term disability, dental and life insurance. Free parking.


First Property/Insurance Defense Legal Assistant 323
Needed for North Tampa Law firm.This position involves working with clients and employees of the firm. Candidates must have at least 3 plus years experience in first party property defense litigation.
Duties:
Maintain attorney’s calendars. Scheduling hearings, depositions, mediations, and inspections. Coordinating with judges, opposing counsel, clients, mediators, vendors, and other legal positions in case. Drafting correspondences to adjusters, clients, mediators, opposing counsels and judges. Drafting motions and notices; ensuring deadlines are met. Calendaring deadlines, hearings, depositions, and mediations. Opening and closing of a file. Other administrative tasks as requested
Qualifications:
Must be exceptional with organization and have both verbal and written communication skills. Strong skill level of computer skills is needed. State and Federal e-filing.
Salary:
$40-$50K plus benefits


Legal Assistant 321
Needed for for growing DT Tampa Law Firm's Litigation Defense practice. Must have Federal courts filing experience.
Duties:
Scheduling and calendaring depositions, mediations, hearings, court deadlines, etc. Drafting and/or proofreading correspondence and court documents. Filing pleadings with the court, including electronic filings with Florida and Federal courts.
Qualifications:
Must have experience filing with federal courts. Excellent written and oral communication skills Courteous and professional demeanor Highly organized and detail-oriented MS Office, Perfect Law AIM experience a plus, but will train.
Salary:
$50K -$55K plus full benefit package & paid parking


Paralegal 322
Needed for DT Tampa law Firm for growing Litigation Defense practice. Must have Federal courts filing experience.
Duties:
Manage cases from inception to closing including discovery, medical chronologies, contact with experts Corresponding with adjusters, outside counsel, clients and insured. Prepare trial notebooks, trial exhibits for use at trial. Schedule hearings, depositions, and meditations. Draft subpoenas, motions and other legal documents. Review cases to determine status. Drafting and responding to discovery. Filing pleadings with the court, including electronic filings with Florida and Federal courts.
Qualifications:
Should have 3-5 years office experience with excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to multitask and meet deadlines, detail oriented, 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 and Perfect Law AIM experience a plus, but will train.
Salary:
$55K-$60K Plus full benefit package & Paid parking.


Legal Assistant/Receptionist 303
Tampa law firm is seeking a legal assistant/receptionist with 2-3 years experience. This position can be full-time or part-time. This firm practices in the areas of Business, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury and Construction.
Duties: Answer incoming calls, process incoming mail, scheduling, e-filing, correspondence, etc. Litigation experience is required.
Qualifications:
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.
Salary:
$17.00 to $19.00 per hour BOE


Receptionist/Legal Assistant 285
Receptionist / Legal Assistant needed for fast-paced law firm in the Channelside area of Tampa. Must be able to work independently, have strong organizational skills, able to multi-task & pay attention to details. Will consider someone with light legal experience and train.
Job duties include:
Answering and routing calls, greeting clients & visitors Maintaining and scheduling conference rooms, incoming and outcoming mail and occasional deliveries Set-up and scan new client files, provide clerical support to paralegals which includes requesting relevant records on clients.  Experience helpful, but not required.  Willing to train the right person.  Salary based upon experience.  Benefits are available after 90 days of employment. 
Salary:
$30K-$35K BOE plus benefit’s


Paralegal 208
Needed for Downtown Tampa law firm with 5 plus years experience in plaintiff personal injury.
Job Duties:
Draft correspondence, prepare form letters, assist with attorney calendar, schedule hearings and depositions, file Court documents, review client correspondence, and other miscellaneous office duties as needed.
Experience in federal court and know the filing procedures, Local Rules, and discovery requirements for federal court. Experience in State court as to discovery. Must be able to initiate, take in, and analyze discovery for completeness of discovery responses.
Requirements / 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:
$52-$58K BOE plus full benefit package.


Legal Assistant 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.


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 Assistant #312
Downtown growing Tampa law firm is seeking a skilled Legal Assistant to join a supportive team of attorneys and staff in a positive, motivated work environment. 
Skills:
Support 2 Associates (18 attorney firm) in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation/Business Transactions. 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. Schedule hearings, depositions and mediations. 
Qualifications:
Excellent written and oral communication skills Courteous and professional demeanor Highly organized and detail-oriented MS Office, Client Profiles/Aderant a plus, but will train.
Salary:
$48K-$52K plus Full bene's, which includes 100% paid medical, paid parking and plenty of fun perks through the year.


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/LEGAL ASSISTANT #311
We are seeking a full-time administrative/legal assistant for law firm in Tampa with six attorneys. Our firm is a small firm that works as a team, so that all members of the team take on tasks large and small and provide support and back up for other team members.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
may depend on qualifications and skills but may include and are not limited to:
• Answering phones and screening and directing calls
• Electronic filing of documents in state and federal courts
• Preparing and revising legal documents, including drafting basic pleadings and discovery documents
• Electronic filing of documents in state and federal courts
• Performing administrative tasks
• Assisting attorneys with management of case files using case management software
• Billing of fees and costs to clients
• Organizing and filing documents
• Website maintenance and updates
• Handling new client and new matter intake
• Working with vendors and dealers for technology, supplies, and other office needs.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
High school or college graduate preferred with a minimum of three years’ experience in a legal administrative support role, or as legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal. Excellent computer skills and proficiency using Word, Adobe, and Outlook and calendaring through Outlook required. Experience or proficiency with QuickBooks, Clio and/or NetDocuments a plus. Experience with electronic filing in state and federal courts preferred. Candidates must have a strong command of spoken and written English. A successful candidate will be:
organized and detail oriented; able to multi-task and manage time efficiently; a self-starter who is reliable and able to handle a fast-paced environment; able to take direction and work independently; and a team player able to handle sensitive information and preserve its confidentiality; a creative problem solver, work independently, and proactively seek guidance when appropriate flexible and willing to work overtime occasionally.
SALARY:
$35K-$55K BOE Full benefit package and paid parking


Legal Assistant – Bankruptcy #293
Legal Assistant needed immediate in downtown Tampa. Contract position Duties:
Work with Senior Partner on revisions, dictation, e-filing and assisting 2 paralegals.  Litigation experience a must.  Strong potential for permanent employment based on performance.
Skills:
MS Office experience Excellent written and oral communication skills Courteous and professional demeanor Highly organized and detail-oriented Ability to prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks
Salary:
$18 to $19 per hour


Paralegal #300
Needed for Downtown Tampa law firm. 3-5 years’ experience in Medical Malpractice Defense.
Duties:
Primary responsibility for case management of medical malpractice cases from pre-suit through conclusion to include scheduling, discovery, preparing for hearings, depositions, mediations and trials. Prepare trial exhibits, trial notebooks; assisting with jury instructions; coordination of expert reviews, trial preparation and attendance at trial.
Salary:
$50K-$55K plus full benefits


Paralegal #297
AV-Rated, well-established DT Tampa family law firm seeks a well-organized and motivated family law paralegal with a minimum of 5 years experience. Candidate must have knowledge and experience with all aspects of family law, including preparation of financial affidavits, mandatory disclosures, motions, drafting of pleadings, and all aspects of litigation. Must also be a team player and have excellent communications and inter-personal skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe are mandatory, and experience with Centerbase, and Worldox is a plus.
Salary:
$60K-$70K BOE Benefits included: paid parking, Employer contributed Simple IRA, Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, and Disability Insurance & PTO


Legal Assistant-Part Time or Full time #265
Downtown Tampa boutique law firm specializing in plaintiff Personal Injury Medical Malpractice is seeking a part time or full time legal assistant with litigation experience. Organizational skills will be required along with excellent client relations abilities. All legal assistant duties will be desired along with gathering information for discovery.
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. Bilingual a plus.
Salary:
$20-$22 hourly. Paid vacation and holidays will be offered along with discretionary bonuses.


Paralegal #236
Needed for Tampa law firm. 3-5 years paralegal experience preferably in workers compensation.
Duties:
Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, documents and other correspondence Scheduling, determining deadlines, expediting priorities and maintaining cases by monthly monitoring. Obtaining discovery responses, initiating and maintaining contact with adjusters and opposing counsel, e-filing with the Court Answering phones Filing
Qualifications:
3 to 5 years experience in the legal field paralegal certification preferred but not required above average computer skills and proficiency using Word, Outlook and calendaring through Outlook Compose basic pleadings and discovery documents Organized and detail oriented Able to multi-task and manage time efficiently A self starter who is reliable and able to handle a fast paced environment Able to take direction and work independently Professional in communications, attire and appearance and a team player
Salary:
38K -46K
Benefits offered:
Health insurance Retirement benefits or accounts Full-time - hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
.

Paralegal #266
Needed for both Sarasota & Tampa locations “AV” rated mid-sized law firm with offices in Tampa & Sarasota is seeking full time insurance defense or med mal paralegals with a minimum of 2 yrs. Experience.
Duties:
Preparing for trial, discovery, medical chronologies, contact experts, from inception thru end of a case & various other duties.  
Benefits:
100% paid Health Insurance, 401k, profit sharing, vacation, personal time, paid long term disability insurance, bonus, etc.  Competitive salary.   Indicate in your cover letter which location you are interested in, Sarasota or Tampa.
Salary: $45-$48K BOE


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 SECRETARIES

Legal Secretary #313
Workers Comp. Secretary needed for Tampa workers comp. defense firm. Must be bilingual Spanish.
Duties:
Initial intake and opening files; file maintenance to scheduling events and trials. Preparation of motions, petitions, settlement documents, communicating with clients and staff in opposing counsels' offices.
Qualifications:
Ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment Applicant must be able to work independently, multi-task, meet deadlines, and stay organized. Must be bilingual Spanish.
Salary:
$38K-$47K 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.
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 (3) 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
$45K-$50K BOE plus excellent benefits


Legal Secretary #282 Needed for Tampa Law Firm.
Must have experience in the legal field (insurance defense preferred), e-filing, setting hearings, scheduling, etc.  Must be organized and able to work in a fast pace environment.
Benefits: 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
Salary:
$40K to $45K BOE


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 320
Corporation in Tampa is looking for a “Contract” Receptionist with Admin/Legal Asst. experience to support their busy, growing company.
Duties:
Answer main phone lines and direct calls appropriately. Greet clients and visitors. Assist with general office duties. Order lunches for training seminars; sort mail; process FedEx. Must have accurate typing skills required for very busy data entry projects.
Qualifications:
Clear verbal and written communication. Professional and pleasant telephone demeanor. Excellent organizational skills. Outstanding client relation skills. Full knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft programs. Law firm experience a plus. Salary:
$16.00- $18.00 per hour


Receptionist/Legal Assistant 285
Receptionist / Legal Assistant needed for fast-paced law firm in the Channelside area of Tampa. Must be able to work independently, have strong organizational skills, able to multi-task & pay attention to details. Will consider someone with light legal experience and train.
Job duties include:
Answering and routing calls, greeting clients & visitors Maintaining and scheduling conference rooms, incoming and outcoming mail and occasional deliveries Set-up and scan new client files, provide clerical support to paralegals which includes requesting relevant records on clients.  Experience helpful, but not required.  Willing to train the right person.  Salary based upon experience.  Benefits are available after 90 days of employment. 
Salary:
$30K-$35K BOE plus benefit’s


Accounting Clerk #309
Accounting Clerk (Part-time) for DT Tampa Law Firm. Will be responsible for supporting a group of locations providing A/P, A/R and other general accounting processes as needed. Essential duties
Accounts Receivable Management. Accounts Payable Management. Ability to code and audit original source documents with accuracy. Billing Special projects as assigned.
Job Requirements:
Proficient with spreadsheet software and MS Office applications, with a strong focus on Excel skills. Solid knowledge of standard billing practices. Ability to multi-task and complete responsibilities on time with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision. Maintains strict confidentiality with information or knowledge considered sensitive or confidential in nature.
Salary:
$15 to $20 per hour BOE and paid parking


Receptionist #305
Receptionist needed Part-Time 1PM to 5PM to join established DT Tampa Law Firm.
Duties:
Answer and redirect incoming calls, greet and assist visitors that come into the office, schedule and maintain conference rooms, faxing, scanning, copying and assist with incoming mail distribution.
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:
$13.00 - $16.00 per hour plus benefit package


Receptionist #298
Well-established Tampa law firm seeks an up beat full-time receptionist with previous experience, preferably in a professional or legal environment, to manage the front desk operations of a busy law firm.
Duties:
Answer main phone lines and direct calls appropriately Assist with general office duties (making copies, filing, faxing, and scanning documents) Maintain inventory of office supplies Assist with miscellaneous office projects Open and process mail and deliveries
Skills/Qualifications:
Clear verbal and written communication Professional and pleasant telephone demeanor Excellent organizational skills Outstanding client relation skills Ability to multitask Proficient computer skills Firm offers a benefit package that includes health insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid vacation and sick days,
Salary:
15.00 to 16.00 per hour BOE With Excellent benefit package


Litigation Support Clerk #276
Tampa Law office has an immediate opening for a Litigation Support Clerk to work in a fast-paced legal environment.
Duties:Opening files, maintaining and organizing paper and electronic files, indexing of files, email management, as well as backing-up reception and office services. Some overtime required.
Qualifications:Detail oriented, have advanced computer skills, possess excellent proofreading and writing skills, work well under pressure, and work with minimal supervision, as well as work in a team environment. Background in legal field preferred.
Salary: $13 to $15 per hour plus competitive benefits.


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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