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Job Details

Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Company name
The Liles Firm, P.A.

Experience
5 yrs required

Location
Jacksonville, FL, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Jul 22, 2020

Profile

Position, Company, Salary, and Benefits

Full-Time Legal Assistant

The Liles Firm, P.A. has an immediate opening for a full-time litigation legal assistant.

Our established downtown Jacksonville law firm specializes in civil litigation, with an emphasis on business litigation.  We offer healthcare, 401(k), paid parking, paid time off, paid holidays, highly competitive salary, flexible schedule, and other benefits.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Drafting routine pleadings, discovery and correspondence primarily on own initiative.
  • Calendaring of client matters, deadlines, and attorney obligations.
  • Managing deadlines and reminders after calendaring.
  • Preparing file for attorneys use at hearings.
  • Scheduling meetings, depositions, mediations, appointments, hearings (and noticing same).
  • Service of process coordination.
  • Transcribing dictations.
  • Processing production (i.e. bates labeling).
  • Process outgoing mail, client copying and distribution.
  • E-filing and serving court documents.
  • Photocopy, fax, scan, email, and otherwise disseminate or send documents.
  • Fielding client communications.
  • Performing preliminary conflict checks in case management software.
  • Back-up receptionist as needed for telephone and greeting visitors.
  • Final incoming mail processing (scanning, saving into case management system, distribution, and calendaring).
  • Filing oversight (Receptionist is primarily responsible).
  • Opening and closing matters in billing software.
  • Inputting Attorney and Paralegal Time.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Strong Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.),
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong grammatical skills.
  • Strong knowledge of civil litigation, legal terminology, computer equipment and programs, and office procedures.
  • Operational knowledge of Florida court system and civil procedure/pleadings.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, establish priorities, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills, with a proven record of exercising sound judgment.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong sense of professionalism, initiative and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of litigation/law firm experience.
  • College education preferred.

Please email resumes to pklavon@thelilesfirm.com.

Company info

The Liles Firm, P.A.

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