Job Opening: Legal Assistant – BFW – Downtown Miami

Downtown Miami law firm seeks full-time legal assistant.  We are looking for someone interested in long-term employment, growth, and development within the firm.

Requirements:

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills
  • Good time management and problem-solving techniques and attention to details
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, supporting multiple attorneys
  • Proficient in Office 365 (Word, Outlook, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English is preferred

Job responsibilities include:

  • E-filing, electronic service, and scheduling on CourtMap
  • Communicate with opposing counsel, legal assistants, process servers, mediators, and court staff
  • Provide support for attorneys and paralegals
  • Manage attorneys’ calendars, including scheduling hearings and depositions, phone calls, emails, filings, and deadlines
  • Prepare materials, such as correspondence, pleadings, and general forms
  • Print, scan, organize and/or distribute documents upon request and/or coordinate with local vendor to arrange copying/binding
  • Coordinate and arrange meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements for attorneys
  • Answer incoming calls
  • Perform other general administrative duties

Experience:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of filing in state and federal courts
  • General knowledge of Florida Rules of Civil Procedures

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Health insurance and 401k are offered after probationary period.  Please send resume to Heather Shatzel, Office Manager, at heather@bfwlegal.com.

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