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Legal Secretary Litigation Duties: Preparing draft court documents, specifically complaints, answers, discovery, briefs, motions, motions for summary judgment, correspondence and m....
Legal Secretary Candidate must be familiar with the legal system and courts, legal concepts and terminology. Excellent communication skills including strong command of grammar; att....
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Location : Florida - Orlando
Refer to Job # OCIZ713687
Legal Secretary, Contract Duties: Assist attorneys with nursing home and insurance defense litigation matters. This is a hands-on position that involves working collaboratively with clients and employees of the firm. Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including responses, reports, filings, pleadings, answers, motions, interrogatories, contracts, opinions, position papers, letters, etc., and other documents as necessary. Organizes and analyzes documentary evidence including contracts, medical records, reports, depositions, discovery, investigative and other documents and summaries. Interpretation and preparation of chronologies and summaries as requested. Prepares and handles tracking and disposition of subpoenas or other request for information. Assures organization of files including maintenance and management. Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case. Conducts legal research using online media for experts, background searches, case investigation. Maintains calendar for trial and discovery deadlines. Obtains trial settings, coordinates and assist in preparation. Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or its equivalent required. 3+ years of prior legal secretary experience supporting litigators in civil defense in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment. Strong knowledge in area of specialization (insurance defense, nursing home litigation) preferred. FL State and Federal Court filing including E-Filing experience required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook required. Proficiency with Aderant software preferred but not required Requires critical thinking skills, superior communication and organizational skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
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