Job Opening: Legal Assistant- Litigation- Ft. Lauderdale

Large national firm is seeking a full-time legal assistant/paralegal with litigation experience for its Fort Lauderdale office.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Professional phone manner
  • Excellent clerical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proficient in internet tools, Outlook, Word Perfect, Adobe, and Westlaw
  • Strong foundations in litigation procedures including: e-filing, litigation stages and processes, form and content of pleadings, discovery, and preparation for trials
  • Experience preparing notices and other legal documents and correspondence

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the electronic case file
  • Assist in the preparing, formatting, drafting legal documents and correspondence
  • Ensuring that files are accurately formatted
  • Maintaining attorney calendars and cases
  • Communication with clients, judicial assistants, opposing counsel and court staff

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of Civil Litigation experience
  • 2+ years of legal experience
  • Knowledge of court procedures and filings with county and state
  • Ability to prepare, edit and finalize pleadings, notices, and other legal documents
  • Experience with scheduling

Languages:

Preferably Spanish or Creole

Evan Faust

Legal Recruiter

Direct Line: (954) 603-9160

Office: (954) 796-3300

Cell: (954) 918-2184

Evan@solomonsearch.com

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