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FEATURED POSITION


Medical Malpractice Paralegal 026

Busy downtown Tampa law firm is looking for a team orientated medical malpractice paralegal to add to their team. Must have at least 5 years of litigation/plaintiff- medical malpractice experience. Duties and responsibilities: Schedule and calendar examinations under oath, depositions, sworn statements, inspections, mediations, hearings, telephone conferences, and deadlines Draft correspondence to clients, judges, opposing counsel, experts and adjusters. Draft motions to compel, for telephonic appearance, extensions of time, and protective orders Draft complaints, civil coversheets, summons, subpoenas, notices, initial discovery, responses to discovery, witness and exhibit lists, proposed orders, joint stipulations and privilege logs. Draft letters of representation requesting copies of policy, correspondence and reports File pleadings, motions and notices Retain the services of interpreters, court reporters, videographers, process servers. Prepare HIPPA releases for client execution Obtain medical records as needed Communicate with clients, adjusters, experts, defense counsel staff and judicial assistants as needed. Provide status updates to clients and adjusters as needed Preparation and assistance at trial Hearing Preparation. Salary $55K plus benefits.



NEW LISTING


Commercial Real Estate Paralegal 029

Downtown Tampa Law Firm is seeking a full-time, experienced commercial real estate paralegal for our Tampa office. Candidates must have two (2) years demonstrated experience as a commercial real estate paralegal in a law firm. Firm offers a full benefits package, a competitive wage and a team driven work environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Duties will include but not limited to: ability to run closings from start to finish and have knowledge of title insurance commitments and surveys for commercial real estate closings, reviewing title exceptions, assisting with the preparation of due diligence items, reviewing due diligence checklist and loan documents, research of UCC filings and corporate documents, preparing loan packages for clients, preparing/drafting loan document transcripts for all parties, preparing/drafting recordable documents for filing, general internet research, completing general post-closing items, and overall support to the commercial real estate groups. Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and aptitude for quickly learning various other programs Excellent communication skills written and oral Excellent organizational and administrative skills Problem-solving, analytical and research skills Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills Ability to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously and willingness to work extra hours as needed Motivated self-starter with a positive attitude Willingness to work both independently and as part of a team in a deadline-driven environment Educational/Job Experience Requirements: Florida Registered Paralegal preferred Experienced real estate paralegal with 2-5 years preferred Bachelor degree preferred Availability for overtime as needed Salary $60-65K plus full benefit package



Legal Assistant Corporate Department 028

Tampa Law Firm needs to add a legal assistant to a Team that Consists of a Shareholder, Of Counsel and Two Paralegals. The essential requirements are: At least 2-3 years legal assistant experience; Ability to handle former Chairmans 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; Ability to accurately follow procedures in a timely fashion; Strong file-management skills; Enter attorney billable time into accounting system (CMS or other similar programs) and handle billing; 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 Three (3) years Legal secretarial experience. Strong computer skills(Word/Outlook/Excel). Salary $48-$50K plus full benefit package.



LONG TERM TEMPORARY/CONTRACT OPENINGS


Legal Assistant 3 Months 013

Legal Assistant needed for busy insurance defense attorney in Tampa to cover for approximately 3 months. Responsibilities and duties: Calendaring answer due, and discovery due deadlines and following up. Scheduling, coordinating depositions, hearings, mediations, etc; drafting these notices Be Pro active.; E-filing Drafting correspondence to claims rep and clients regarding hearings, mediations, depositions. Drafting initial defense discovery to plaintiff. Drafting pleadings such as PFS, notices, motions and cmc. Scheduling CMES if necessary. Opening new files in Orion. Setting up the files in word. Creating physical files. Answer incoming calls. Incoming/outgoing mail. Make calls to clients and claims reps to clear mediation dates, deposition dates and phone conferences.



PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANTS


Commercial Real Estate Paralegal 029

Downtown Tampa Law Firm is seeking a full-time, experienced commercial real estate paralegal for our Tampa office. Candidates must have two (2) years demonstrated experience as a commercial real estate paralegal in a law firm. Firm offers a full benefits package, a competitive wage and a team driven work environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Duties will include but not limited to: ability to run closings from start to finish and have knowledge of title insurance commitments and surveys for commercial real estate closings, reviewing title exceptions, assisting with the preparation of due diligence items, reviewing due diligence checklist and loan documents, research of UCC filings and corporate documents, preparing loan packages for clients, preparing/drafting loan document transcripts for all parties, preparing/drafting recordable documents for filing, general internet research, completing general post-closing items, and overall support to the commercial real estate groups. Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and aptitude for quickly learning various other programs Excellent communication skills written and oral Excellent organizational and administrative skills Problem-solving, analytical and research skills Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills Ability to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously and willingness to work extra hours as needed Motivated self-starter with a positive attitude Willingness to work both independently and as part of a team in a deadline-driven environment Educational/Job Experience Requirements: Florida Registered Paralegal preferred Experienced real estate paralegal with 2-5 years preferred Bachelor degree preferred Availability for overtime as needed Salary $60-65K plus full benefit package



Legal Assistant Corporate Department 028

Tampa Law Firm needs to add a legal assistant to a Team that Consists of a Shareholder, Of Counsel and Two Paralegals. The essential requirements are: At least 2-3 years legal assistant experience; Ability to handle former Chairmans 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; Ability to accurately follow procedures in a timely fashion; Strong file-management skills; Enter attorney billable time into accounting system (CMS or other similar programs) and handle billing; 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 Three (3) years Legal secretarial experience. Strong computer skills(Word/Outlook/Excel). Salary $48-$50K plus full benefit package.



Medical Malpractice Paralegal 026

Busy downtown Tampa law firm is looking for a team orientated medical malpractice paralegal to add to their team. Must have at least 5 years of litigation/plaintiff- medical malpractice experience. Duties and responsibilities: Schedule and calendar examinations under oath, depositions, sworn statements, inspections, mediations, hearings, telephone conferences, and deadlines Draft correspondence to clients, judges, opposing counsel, experts and adjusters. Draft motions to compel, for telephonic appearance, extensions of time, and protective orders Draft complaints, civil coversheets, summons, subpoenas, notices, initial discovery, responses to discovery, witness and exhibit lists, proposed orders, joint stipulations and privilege logs. Draft letters of representation requesting copies of policy, correspondence and reports File pleadings, motions and notices Retain the services of interpreters, court reporters, videographers, process servers. Prepare HIPPA releases for client execution Obtain medical records as needed Communicate with clients, adjusters, experts, defense counsel staff and judicial assistants as needed. Provide status updates to clients and adjusters as needed Preparation and assistance at trial Hearing Preparation. Salary $55K plus benefits.



Paralegal 025

Litigation Law Firm in the Westshore area of Tampa is seeking a experienced Litigation Paralegal. Candidate must have experience in civil litigation and employment law. Knowledge of Federal and State court rules; Duties will include case work up through and including trial. Candidate should possess strong organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills. Ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have the ability to prioritize and manage a full caseload. Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits.



Legal Assistant 024

North Tampa firm is seeking a Legal Assistant to work with a Partner of the firm. Must have experience in the practice area of P.I. Plaintiff/Litigation. Must also be fluent in Spanish. Full benefit package is provided along with a generous holiday schedule in December. A competitive salary will commensurate with your experience plus benefits.



Legal Assistant 011

North Tampa firm is seeking a Legal Assistant to work with a Partner of the firm. Must have experience in the practice area of P.I. Plaintiff/Litigation. Must also be fluent in Spanish. Full benefit package is provided along with a generous holiday schedule in December. A competitive salary will commensurate with your experience



Corporate Paralegal-Contract & Compliance Manager 012

Needed for a computer networking/technology solutions provider located in Tampa's Town and Country area. Ideal candidate would have a compliance background, including a minimum of 2 years of general corporate governance experience. Must also have Construction Contracting background along with Legal Compliance, Research Skills, Reporting Research Results and Analyzing Information. Real Estate contract experience and Federal Sector experience is preferred. This position reports to the CFO and other top management personnel. Bachelor's degree in a related area and also a Florida Notary is required. Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits.



Legal Assistant 015

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 016

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 SECRETARIES

Legal Administrative Assistant 017

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 010

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 Secretary 019

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

Receptionist 021

Ybor City law firm is seeking an experienced Receptionist. Administrative duties will also be included. Must have professional demeanor and proper phone etiquette. Prefer law firm experience but others will be considered. Full benefits $27K to $29K.



Receptionist 020

Needed for North 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.



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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