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Legal Assistant in Jacksonville, FL at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Seasonal/Temp
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    354908

Job Description

SNI Companies is seeking a Temporary Legal Secretary for a prominent Florida based law firm. The individual in this role will assist 3 attorneys with business litigation matters. This is a hands-on position that involves working collaboratively with clients and employees of the firm.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including motions, discovery, letters, and other documents as necessary.
  • Communicates with opposing counsel, clients, and any other necessary parties via written and verbal correspondence regarding matters related to cases. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case.
  • Prepares and handles tracking and disposition of subpoenas, medical records and/or other requests for information.
  • Ensures organization of files including maintenance and management.
  • Electronically files cases online (e-filing)
  • Monitors files and timely escalates issues requiring attorney involvement.
  • Maintains calendar for hearings, depositions, trial and discovery deadlines. Obtains trial settings, coordinates and assists in preparation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years of prior legal secretary experience supporting litigators in business litigation preferably in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment.
  • FL State filing including E-Filing experience required. Federal E-filing experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook required.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, superior communication and organizational skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

SOFTWARE:

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Centerbase (practice management, billing & accounting)
  • NetDocuments (document management)
  • DYMO Label
  • Endicia/DYMO Printable Postage/NetStamps
  • Dazzle
  • iChannel Express (dictation software)
  • eFax
  • LastPass
  • ShareFile
  • RightSignature

***Experience:

  • Legal Secretary: 3 years (Required)

***Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)