Legal Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



Legal Assistant

Location: Lake Mary, FL
Duration: 6 months

Description:
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a legal assistant in a law office or corporate law department
  • Insurance defense background is a plus!
  • Strong editing, multi-tasking, organizational and time management skills
  • Trial support experience is a plus!
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with numerous Florida County Court systems
  • Strong familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint)
  • Ability to meet productivity targets in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, especially regarding prioritizing work activities for multiple attorneys
  • Must be able to manipulate electronic documents such as TIF, PDF and JPG formats
  • Demonstrated professionalism in written and verbal communication skills

Someone who:
- Utilizes appropriate software to timely prepare correspondence, reports, motions, pleadings, deposition summaries and other documents required by the attorney.
- Creates/edits court documents consistent with Florida state court requirements.
- Keeps attorney calendar current based on court notifications and depositions
- Schedules depositions with needed parties
- Assist attorneys as needed in preparation for trial or discovery
- Provides extensive scheduling and calendar activity
- Reviews mail and document production.
- Prepares correspondence and maintains our electronic legal files.
- Offers professional diplomacy during each interaction with clients, opposing counsel, home office staff, claim partners and court employees
- Assist in overall support of the office as needed which could include: scanning, case matching, mail handling, photocopying, limited filing, CD duplication, PDF compilation, file conversion and etc.

To be an active and involved member of a litigation team and insurance dept. by providing support to attorneys and the office as required. This will include of secretarial tasks such as scheduling events for the attorneys, hearing depositions, mediations, etc., preparing, filing, copying pleadings and document tracking. Litigation experience preferred.

Skills:
Category Name Required Importance Last Used Experience
  • Administrative Typing Skills (50-65 wpm) No 1 1 - 2 Years
As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender,age,sexual,orientation, citizenship, or disability.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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