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Litigation Legal Assistant

Company: Jobot
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Litigation Legal AssistantThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Christopher MildynAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $50,000 - $95,000 per yearA bit about us:An established West Palm Beach law firm with a friendly, professional environment Complex and commercial litigation, labor and employment litigation, real estate and construction litigation, governmental and healthcare litigation, family and marital litigation, and probate litigationWhy join us?The firm offers a competitive salary with an exceptional benefits package including employer-paid health insurance, employer-paid short and long term disability and life insurance, optional group dental insurance, a matching 401(k), and a tenure-based PTO policyJob DetailsJob Details:We are seeking a highly skilled and professional Permanent Litigation Legal Assistant to join our dynamic legal team. This position will play a critical role in supporting our legal department, handling a wide range of administrative and secretarial responsibilities to ensure the smooth running of our legal operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of our legal department, including assisting with the preparation of legal documents, conducting legal research, and managing the firms' calendar and docket. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a strong interest in the legal field to further their career and contribute to the success of our firm.Responsibilities:1. Provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to our legal team, including scheduling meetings, managing correspondence, and organizing files.2. Assist with the preparation of legal documents, including drafting, proofreading, and editing, ensuring all documents are accurate and properly formatted.3. Conduct thorough legal research and compile data in an organized and accessible format.4. Manage the firms' calendar and docket, ensuring all deadlines are met and appointments are scheduled efficiently.5. Handle the e-filing of legal documents in state and federal courts, ensuring all documents are submitted correctly and on time.6. Collaborate with legal team to prepare for trials, hearings, and meetings, including gathering necessary materials and coordinating logistics.7. Maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism at all times, handling sensitive information with discretion.Qualifications:1. A minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role within the legal industry.2. Proven experience with legal document preparation, legal research, and legal writing.3. Proficient in e-filing and docket management in state and federal courts.4. Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a keen attention to detail.6. Strong understanding of legal terminology and principles.7. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.8. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and legal research software.9. A degree in law, paralegal studies, or a related field is preferred.10. Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.11. Demonstrated commitment to maintaining the highest ethical standards.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Miami , Litigation Legal Assistant, Legal , West Palm Beach, Florida

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