Lititgation Paralegal

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 114 days ago

  by    Christine Carrasquillo

HL Law Group P.A. is a boutique law firm providing legal representation to individuals and businesses with insurance, real estate, and corporate matters. From its main office in Fort Lauderdale, centrally located between Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties in South Florida, HL Law Group has established itself as a leading real estate and business law firm serving clients throughout Florida and New York.

 

Fast growing, merit-based law firm located in Fort Lauderdale seeks an experienced litigation paralegal to join our team. We focus our practice on first party property damage insurance claims. Candidate must be able to manage a high-volume case load, demonstrate knowledge and experience in litigation process and procedure all while producing high-quality work product, providing superior service and obtaining excellent results. 

 

Candidate will be expected to perform the following duties, among others, with little or no supervision:

-         Preparation and filing of legal documents and service of documents on third parties

-         Preparation and transmission of legal correspondence

-         Coordination, scheduling and rescheduling of hearings with opposing counsel

-         Negotiation with opposing counsel for purposes of entering into agreed orders

-         Scheduling, calendaring and maintenance of all deadlines including court filings, court hearings, conferences, mediations and meetings

-         Communication with clients, judicial assistants, opposing counsel and court staff

-         Assumption of responsibility for attorney's calendar such that candidate will provide attorney with reminders and advanced notice of pending items in order to ensure all deadlines are timely met

-         Preparation of responses to written discovery

-         Oversight and management of attorney case load in order to ensure movement

 

Candidate must possess the following skills, among others:

-         At least 3 to 5 years of litigation experience 

-         Highly proficient in Outlook and WORD

-         Proficiency in TimeMatters ( A Plus)

-         Excellent grammar (verbal and written), proof-reading and listening skills

-         Bilingual English/Spanish and/or Creole (A Plus)

-         Excellent Professional phone etiquette, professional manner and appearance

-         Detail oriented with good organizational skills

-         Able to work independently as well as be a team player

-         Personable, Friendly and outgoing

-         Able to multi-task

Seeking Local Candidates in Broward, Palm Beach and/or Miami-Dade Counties

 

Tremendous growth opportunity and benefits package for the right candidate. Please reply with your resume and salary requirements for consideration.