Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant

West Palm Beach, FL

Posted: 11/07/2019 Industry: Legal Vertical Job Number: 16428

Job Description


Triumph Staffing seeks an experienced Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant for a position in Downtown West Palm Beach. 

Responsibilities:
  • Schedules/calendars appointments such as depositions, document productions, client meetings, trials court hearings and appearances; coordinate travel arrangements as necessary.
  • Drafting and typing various types of documents, including correspondence, pleadings, memoranda and other such documents specific to the litigation practice area.
  • Proofreading and redlining work for accuracy, format, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Prepare e-filings and court pleadings in federal and local courts. Must know court rules, procedures and calendaring requirements.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Perform secretarial functions associated with firm administrative tasks, including processing new client/matter requests, client bills, time reports and expense reports.
  • Inputs timekeepers time; reviews for accuracy and corrects errors.

Required Skills and Knowledge:
  • Must have at least 5 years of recent Commercial Litigation experience as a Legal Assistant.
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform clerical tasks with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through completion.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks, and respond to changing priorities.

The hiring firm offers competitive compensation as well as benefits package.

 

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Darlene Fernandez
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