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Title : Legal Secretary (civil Defense Litigation)

Location : Florida - Orlando
Refer to Job # WWTP756249


Legal Secretary (Civil Defense Litigation) The candidate will assist attorneys with 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. 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. Ensures 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 assists in preparation. Performs other duties as assigned. A High School Diploma or its equivalent required. Should have 3+ years of prior legal secretary experience supporting litigators in civil defense preferably in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment. Must have strong working knowledge of area of specialization preferred (Medical malpractice, long term care and employment litigation). Florida State filing including E-Filing experience required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook required. Requires critical thinking skills, superior communication and organizational skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
 
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