Small downtown law firm is in need of a full-time Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant who will work directly with attorneys to manage cases and perform extensive legal work. This is a temp to perm position. M – F 8 – 5, $17 – 24/hr.
*Maintaining and managing multiple files for an attorney(s).
*Utilizing multiple research sources to develop information/facts for pending cases.
*Preparing and or writing legal documents, as well as correspondence.
*Performing legal research, as needed.
*Completing other tasks, as assigned.
*Well-spoken with a polite and courteous disposition.
*Highly motivated and intuitive with what needs to be done.
*Organized and have an eye for detail and accuracy.
*Able to type at least 65-80 wpm.
*Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Word Perfect, Adobe and/or Foxit, and Excel.
*Able to learn and utilize new technology quickly.
*Able to edit documents for spelling, grammar and punctuation.
*Able to vary writing style to meet needs.
*Able to complete assignments under occasional periods of pressure and short deadlines.
* Able to file in both State and Federal Courts in Florida.
*A desire to learn and work on business litigation matters and real estate transactions.
*Prior experience as a Legal Assistant, Secretary, Closing Assistant, or Paralegal preferred but not required.
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