Boyd Richards Parker & Colonnelli P.L.

Boyd Richards Parker Colonnelli P.L.

Boyd Richards Parker & Colonnelli P.L.

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  • gorejas@boydlawgroup.com
  • gorejas@boydlawgroup.com

A civil defense law firm located in downtown Fort Lauderdale is seeking a experienced and professional full-time litigation Legal Assistant with a minimum of 5 years experience working in a defense law firm. Candidate must be highly organized with strong communication skills and fully computer literate. The candidate MUST be proficient in Word/Outlook and Excel and able to communicate effectively and professionally with clients, other attorneys and staff. The candidate must also be capable of typing/preparing pleadings, correspondence and other documents. Excellent organizational skills is a must to file, scan, keep client files up to date, schedule meetings, depositions, mediations, AND maintain the attorney’s calendar. The person in this position may also be assigned other administrative/clerical duties. A qualified applicant MUST be punctual and interested in a stable long term position. Hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Candidate must be able to work independently and comply with all law firm policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

Managing files for litigation matters
Preparing pleadings, discovery demands, discovery responses and other litigation documents at the request of the attorney
Preparation of materials for depositions, hearings, mediations, and trials to assist attorneys
Ability to prioritize work load based on deadlines
Communicate with attorneys to assist in all aspect of litigation
Requirements:

Excellent communication skills
Ability to interact with attorneys, paralegals, and other office staff in a professional manner
Ability to interact with Court personnel, opposing counsel, and clients in a professional manner
Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Must be able to work as part of a team or individually
Willingness to complete assigned tasks in a timely fashion
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Knowledge of ProLaw a plus
Ability to transcribe preferred
Qualifications:

Advanced knowledge and successful experience in managing a full case load from inception to post-trial
A self-starter with excellent verbal and written skills

To apply for this job email your details to gorejas@boydlawgroup.com

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