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Title : Paralegal

Location : Florida - Jacksonville
Refer to Job # OFDZ861803


contribution Tuition Reimbursement Flexible Spending Accounts Gym Membership Reimbursement Cell Phone Reimbursement Corporate Discounts And more! Paralegal - Litigation Department - Miami, FL Law Firm Overview was founded in 1988 and is recognized as one of the premier injury firms in Florida. Over the years, has grown from a leading auto and slip fall accident firm in Miami to being recognized across the state for our personal injury practice handling all types of injury and accident claims. We have a dedicated team that devotes all their time to representing multiple clients nationwide who have been injured. Despite our growth, we continue to succeed by hiring a diverse team of highly skilled attorneys and dedicated staff who focus on putting our clients first and maximizing results. We were honored as a Top Workplace on Sun-Sentinel s annual Best of List in 2018 and 2019. Job Summary Law Firm is looking for a mid-level Paralegal to join the litigation team in Miami, FL. This Paralegal will work alongside attorneys to enforce and defend clients legal rights by drafting pleadings and motions; calendaring all events timely and within their due dates; participating in client meetings and maintain client contact; create and monitor deadlines for case progression; trial preparation; and finalizing settlement agreements. Responsibilities and Duties -Manage a caseload from initial filing through trial and post-trial -Draft and file legal documents and pleadings in State and Federal court -Draft and file discovery and manage discovery compliance -Communicate in a clear and concise manner with team members, clients, opposing counsel, judicial employees/clerk, and other legal professionals -Coordinate, schedule and calendar meetings, case related deadlines, notice hearings, depositions, and other litigation related proceedings -Manage Attorney s calendar and assist with attorney travel arrangement when needed -Provide excellent legal support to the team and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment -Assist with trial preparation (trial binders, exhibits, redacting, etc.) -Data entry in firm management system pertaining to case related matters Qualifications and Skills -2+ years of Personal Injury Litigation experience preferred, but not required -Paralegal certificate is not required, but is a plus -Excellent client communications skills -Strong multitasking skills, highly organized, and detail oriented -Able to excel in a fast-paced work environment, take direction and work with little supervision -Able to manage a large caseload and comply with deadlines -Knowledge of State and Federal court statutes, rules, and procedures -Familiar in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and the ability to become proficient in firm technology programs -Familiar with legal terminology, court proceeding and drafting pleadings, discovery, and legal documents -Familiar with court procedures, courtMap, JAWS and e-filing via e-portal -Bilingual (English/Spanish) Salary and Benefits Law Firm is offering a competitive salary and benefits package for this position. Benefits including: -Paid Time Off (PTO) plus 7-paid holidays -Staff and Attorney bonuses -Medical Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, STD & LTD, and other medical coverages) -Group and Optional Life insurance -Employee Assistance Programs -401(k) with company matching contribution -Tuition Reimbursement -Flexible Spending Accounts -Gym Membership Reimbursement -Cell Phone Reimbursement -Corporate Discounts -And more!
 
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