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Legal Secretary - Litigation        City of Miami Beach        Miami Beach

CITY OF MIAMI BEACH Invites applications for the position of:Legal Secretary - Litigation EOE/ADA/VET PREF SALARY: $26.21 - $43.73 Hourly $2,096.80 - $3,498.40 Biweekly OPENING DATE: 12/14/22 CLOSING DATE: Continuous NATURE OF WORK: This is a complex and fast-paced legal assistant position. An employee in this position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative duties in assisting three litigation attorneys with case preparation. Duties involve the performance of administrative and clerical tasks related to civil court proceedings in state and federal courts; setting up and maintaining the attorneys’ calendars; screening calls and mail; scanning; data input; and preparing appropriate legal briefs (including appellate briefs), discovery, documents, and correspondence. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES: · Assists attorney(s) with routine and detailed tasks related to civil litigation matters in state and federal courts. · Schedules hearings, depositions, phone conferences, etc. · Compiles and assembles various legal materials for attorney's use. · Receives and screens telephone calls and greets visitors; provides information and assistance; takes messages; makes appointments; refers to appropriate personnel. · Continually maintains and updates litigation case files to reflect all current case activity. · Types, edits, revises, formats, and assists in the preparation and review of a variety of legal papers and correspondence, including pleadings, discovery, memoranda, legal opinions, subpoenas, briefs (including appellate briefs), and affidavits from rough draft of notes. · Formats, issues, and proactively follows up on discovery requests and subpoenas related to litigation matters. · Provides back-up support to other Legal Assistants throughout the department. · Performs other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: · Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. · Three (3) years experience relevant to the major duties/essential function of the position. · Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Preference: Three (3) years experience as civil litigation legal assistant and a college degree Physical Requirement: · The work is typically performed in an office, while sitting at a desk or table while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects. · Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact. · Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Benefits: The City of Miami Beach offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 12 vacation, 12 sick days, 14 paid holidays (10 holidays, 3 floating holidays, and employee's birthday); partially sponsored by the City group medical (including visual) and dental insurance, life insurance. Excellent retirement plan: pre-tax employee contribution added to the City's contribution; 5 year "cliff vesting." Voluntary Benefits (fully paid by the employee, but payroll deductible): flexible spending account; 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, and Roth IRA; universal and critical life insurance, disability insurance, long-term care, and lump sum cancer policy. Also, U.S. Legal Services, tuition assistance, pre-tax payroll contributions, continuation of medical and dental coverage up to 18 months upon termination (COBRA). For a more detailed overview of the benefit package, please visit Benefits section at http://web.miamibeachfl.gov/hr. For all positions: · Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, coworkers, the press the general public and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, gender identity or sexual orientation. · Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of all city ethics and conflicts of interest policies. Strong understanding of ethical behavior is required. · Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance. · Performs related work as required. · Reports to work as directed during an emergency as an essential employee of the City of Miami Beach. For all technical, professional, supervisory and managerial positions: Ability to develop innovative and creative solutions to issues consistent with the City’s strategic plan. Applicants must detail any related work experience on the application or risk disqualification. It is the applicant's responsibility to update their NEOGOV profile with work experience, education, certifications and personal contact information when submitting each application, failure to do so will result in ineligibility. City of Miami Beach employees must reflect their current position and detail their work experience on the application to avoid being disqualified.Veterans Preference: Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veteran's preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (either Member 2 or Member 4), as well as the final Department of Defense Disability Letter (dated within one year) must be submitted with the application. APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:http://www.miamibeachfl.gov OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 1700 Convention Center Drive 3rd Floor Miami Beach, FL 33139 305-673-7524jobsmiamibeachfl.gov
2023-01-14T00:36:40Z        

Legal Assistant        myGwork        Miami

Kennedys, an international law firm with offices throughout the United States, seeks a full-time Legal Assistant/Secretary to join its Miami office. Our ideal candidate will assist attorneys with all aspects of litigation including discovery, court filings and trial preparation. Key Responsibilities Preparing preliminary pleadings, i.e. notices of appearance/email designations, deposition notices, motions for extensions, discovery pleadings and assist attorneys with removal from state to federal court filings and service of discovery Intake of all incoming correspondence and court filings, including saving into file appropriately and calendaring all deadlines without supervision Scheduling a high volume of depositions, hearings, and conferences at a time. Will be solely responsible for routine follow ups for each, and coordinating/finalizing with counsel and court reporters Ability to maintain calendar of hearings, appointments, mediations, depositions, meetings, and deadlines for several managing partners and associates Required experience Minimum 4 years of experience in insurance defense/coverage litigation Superior organizational skills, the ability to handle a high volume and fast-paced environment, multitask, pay strict attention to detail and take initiative to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner with minimal errors is required Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (advanced Word, Excel and Outlook) Effective communication skills and ability to proactively manage assignments Thorough working knowledge of and experience with e-filing portals for counties across the state of Florida and federal courts Knowledge of iManage and/or ChromeRiver highly preferred About Kennedys Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,400 people worldwide across 44 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field. Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims. We're a fresh-thinking firm, and we're not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time. What do we have to offer? We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you'll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference. Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable, straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for. We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request). We've created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics. Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested. This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.
2023-01-21T02:25:12Z        

Legal Assistant        Jobot        Miami

Litigation | Complex Commercial | e-filling court systems | Great Writer This Jobot Job is hosted by: Jake Vogel Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume. Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per year A bit about us: Comprised of seasoned, business-minded lawyers respected as thought-leaders within their respective industries, our multi-disciplinary firm delivers what clients really want: to achieve today’s goals while building a platform for tomorrow’s success. As a service-driven, client-centered firm, we are recognized for proven results helping clients in a range of industries achieve their most meaningful objectives across all business and economic cycles. Our diverse firm combines BigLaw sophistication with boutique firm personalization. Equally important, we are distinguished for the lasting relationships we forge along the way, with our clients, industry colleagues and community partners. Our relentless focus on purposefully moving our clients in one direction – forward, toward their goals – has distinguished us as the trusted, go-to business advisors with an unwavering commitment. Why join us? Growth potential into paralegal role Excellent Benefits Package - Employer paid Work alongside world-class attorneys Annual Bonuses Big Law practice with a boutique feel Penthouse Floor Offices Free Parking Untracked PTO Job Details Complex Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant organized, large amounts of calendaring, good writer, and growth Must have experience with e-filling and be computer savvy Apply Today Email a confidential resume – jake.vogeljobot.com Call directly/text – 949.946.5493 Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.
2023-02-06T22:57:04Z        

Legal Assistant        Kubicki Draper        Miami

Kubicki Draper is a full-service law firm founded in 1963 providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services. With over 200 attorneys and 12 offices, we represent clients throughout the entire State of Florida and the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. We are a high growth law firm with several opportunities across Florida. We have a strong and diverse culture, true work-life balance with a fast track to career growth and development. Our goal is to bring in talent from all backgrounds, cultural perspectives and life experiences who share our desire to provide excellent service to our clients, make a positive impact on the legal community and grow professionally. At Kubicki Draper we are 36% minority owned and over 73% of our attorneys are members of minority groups including 62% of the firm’s shareholders. Come join the firm with over 5 decades of experience servicing the Florida market and the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. Requirements The Miami office of Kubicki Draper, is currently seeking a Legal Assistant with 2 years’ experience to support a growing team. Qualifications: Civil Litigation and/or Insurance Defense experience. Must have prior experience managing attorney calendars/scheduling, and drafting legal documents including standardized letters, pleadings and reports. Must have working knowledge of Florida court procedures and be familiar with e-service and e-filing. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Must be competent & proficient in the use of Word Candidate should have excellent communication skills, manage deadlines, ability to follow up on items and be detail oriented. Must be goal oriented. Ability to work in a fast paced evolving environment as part of a team Benefits The KD difference: A strong and diverse culture, true work-life balance with a fast track to career growth and development Full suite of benefits including, PTO, medical insurance, 401k (with match) Diversity - 56% of Kubicki Draper’s attorneys are female. Almost half of our shareholders and executive leadership are also female and with minority representation. More than 15% of our staff has been with the firm over 10 years. Come grow, learn and evolve with us For immediate consideration, please click on link to apply for this job.
2023-02-05T22:58:14Z        

Legal Assistant        LHH Recruitment Solutions        Brickell

Are you a litigation assistant with insurance defense experience interested in a full-time, permanent job opportunity in Miami, FL? You will be responsible for drafting, formatting, and proofing correspondence and legal documents, including motions, pleadings, briefs, etc.; maintaining department records, both physically and electronically; calendaring; coordinating court dates and appearances; scheduling meetings with witnesses and other involved parties; legal research; and other tasks as assigned. You may also be responsible for administrative duties, such as coordinating travel, phone and e-mail support, word processing, maintaining files, and financial reporting. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized multi-tasker with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Qualifications: 1 - 7 year(s) of insurance defense litigation experience Strong computer proficiency, especially with MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills with high attention to detail Great communication and interpersonal skills with a helpful, no-job-too-small mindset If you are an insurance defense litigation secretary interested in stepping up your career, please apply today Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records
2023-01-28T15:57:00Z        

Legal Assistant        Jobot        Westchester

Litigation | Complex Commercial | e-filling court systems | Great Writer This Jobot Job is hosted by: Jake Vogel Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume. Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per year A bit about us: Comprised of seasoned, business-minded lawyers respected as thought-leaders within their respective industries, our multi-disciplinary firm delivers what clients really want: to achieve today’s goals while building a platform for tomorrow’s success. As a service-driven, client-centered firm, we are recognized for proven results helping clients in a range of industries achieve their most meaningful objectives across all business and economic cycles. Our diverse firm combines BigLaw sophistication with boutique firm personalization. Equally important, we are distinguished for the lasting relationships we forge along the way, with our clients, industry colleagues and community partners. Our relentless focus on purposefully moving our clients in one direction – forward, toward their goals – has distinguished us as the trusted, go-to business advisors with an unwavering commitment. Why join us? Growth potential into paralegal role Excellent Benefits Package - Employer paid Work alongside world-class attorneys Annual Bonuses Big Law practice with a boutique feel Penthouse Floor Offices Free Parking Untracked PTO Job Details Complex Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant organized, large amounts of calendaring, good writer, and growth Must have experience with e-filling and be computer savvy Apply Today Email a confidential resume – https://apply.jobot.com/jobs/legal-assistant/1186149808/?utm_sourceCareerBuilder Call directly/text – 949.946.5493 Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.
2023-02-03T08:06:33Z        

In-House Legal Counsel        Jobot        Miami

REMOTE in Miami area / Competitive Comp excellent benefits This Jobot Job is hosted by: Teaha Carter Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume. Salary: $150,000 - $250,000 per year A bit about us: We are a US-owned and operated global service provider looking to for a licensed legal in-house counsel to join our growing organization. Why join us? Competitive Salary Remote flexibility (Must live in greater Miami, FL area) Career advancement opportunity Generous PTO Health and wellness benefits Job Details Minimum of five years of substantive government contracts experience as an attorney at a law firm and/or in-house counsel at a federal government contractor or agency Must be fully licensed and quality as Corporate Counsel in Virginia and Florida Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.
2023-02-06T22:57:04Z        

FBI Special Agent: Law/Legal        Federal Bureau of Investigation         Doral

Use your law and legal background to become an FBI Special Agent FBI Special Agents apply their professional expertise and unique skill sets to their work and role every day. Special Agents come from many backgrounds including legal/criminal investigation, advising on law enforcement and intelligence operations, investigations and policies. Your expertise could apply to matters of national security, personnel, litigation and support, administrative, investigative, technology, contract law, information law, legal instruction, counterterrorism, counterintelligence, cyber matters and foreign intelligence. You can expect continued specialized training once onboard and opportunities to work on some of the Bureau's most complex cases. The scope and scale of our investigations provide unique challenges unlike anything you could work on in the private sector. SALARY LEVEL Pay level for this position: $78,000.00 - $153,000.00 Salary is commensurate to experience and location. DUTIES Candidates must: Adhere to strict standards of conduct. Undergo a rigorous background investigation, credit checks and a polygraph in order to obtain a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Clearance. Pass all physical fitness requirements; must be physically fit to complete training at the FBI Academy at Quantico, VA, and maintain a high level of fitness throughout your career. Pass a medical exam, which includes, but is not limited to, meeting visual and hearing standards. Successfully complete approximately 19 weeks of employment as a Special Agent trainee, while housed at the FBI Academy at Quantico. Upon graduation from the FBI Academy, be available to transfer to one of the FBI's 56 Field Offices, including San Juan, Puerto Rico or remote resident agencies (satellite offices) to meet the needs of the FBI. Special Agents rarely return to their processing office. Applicants should ensure that their families are prepared for and support this move. Throughout your career, be available for temporary duty assignments anywhere in the world, on either a temporary or a long-term basis. Work a minimum of a 50-hour workweek, which may include irregular hours, and be on-call 24/7, including holidays and weekends. Be willing and able to participate in arrests, execute search warrants, raids and similar assignments. In addition, all Special Agent candidates must successfully complete the Special Agent Selection System (SASS), a mentally and physically challenging process designed to find only the most capable applicants. The selection process typically takes one year or more to complete. KEY REQUIREMENTS You must: Be a U.S. citizen. Be at least 23 years old and not have reached your 37th birthday on appointment. Be able to obtain a Top Secret SCI Clearance. Have two years of full-time professional work experience (see work experience waiver for exceptions). Meet the FBI's Employment Eligibility requirements. Possess a valid driver's license with at least six months driving experience. EDUCATION Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or JD degree (preferably in a related legal field) from a U.S.-accredited college or university. All degrees must be from an accredited college or university and must be verified by submitting college transcripts. PI203007130
2023-02-03T18:01:38Z        

Legal Assistant - PIP        Progressive Insurance        Westchester

Join Forbes 2022 Best Employer for Diversity Our legal assistants handle complex tasks that are critical to the success of our law offices. As a part of our personal injury protection team, youll use your prior experience of complete file ownership, from receipt to litigation, to provide administrative support to our attorneys in a fast-paced high volume setting. Youll conduct file reviews, prepare legal documents and correspondences, such as motions and pleadings, and maintain files, along with other assigned administrative duties. Focused on Miami-Dade and Monroe counties your expertise with files in litigation will support the successful resolution of cases with accuracy and quality. Experience using an electronic case management system - while not required - is helpful. This is a hybrid position. Candidates must live in Florida in the Miami area. Work onsite at our Miami location is required one time per week after training. Additional time in office may be required for training, office events, or as required by business need. Must-have qualifications High School diploma/GED equivalent or higher One-year prior legal work experience in a business or legal environment supporting a professional team Preferred Skills Complete file ownership of litigated personal injury cases working in a law firm Time management and organizational skills required to handle a high volume of litigated cases from start to finish Ability to manage multiple priorities with accuracy and efficiency Excellent written and verbal communication skills Typing skills with attention to grammar and accuracy Compensation $23.17 - $28.99/hour Gainshare bonus up to 16% of your eligible earnings based on company performance Benefits 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6% Medical, dental & vision, including free preventative care Wellness & mental health programs Health care flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, & life insurance Paid time off Paid & unpaid sick leave where applicable, as well as short & long-term disability Parental & family leave; military leave & pay Diverse, inclusive & welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups Career development & tuition assistance Energage recognizes Progressive as a 2022 Top Workplace for: Innovation, Purposes & Values, Work-Life Flexibility, Compensation & Benefits, and Leadership. Equal Opportunity Employer LI-Hybrid
2023-02-03T08:24:52Z        

Legal Assistant - Litigation        Dos Santos Law, P.A.        Ludlam

Dos Santos Law, P.A. is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the positions of Litigation Assistant/Paralegal. The Litigation Assistant will be responsible for carrying out administrative services, providing support to the legal team and ensuring that the firm remains in compliance with state legal regulations. The ideal candidates for this position must have a strong work ethic, exceptional problem-solving skills and are comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace. Duties will include at minimum: Administrative duties such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls and greeting clients. Coordinate appointments with Local Courts, Opposing Counsel, and Clients as necessary. Draft documents and letters from existing acquisitions using proper templates. Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict compliance with HIPPA Laws Qualifications and skills: Familiarity with MS Office Suite Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Able to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision. Highly organized and detail-oriented Job Type: Full-time Salary: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour Benefits: Paid time off Schedule: 8-hour shift Education: Associate (Preferred) Experience: Microsoft Office: 3 years (Preferred) Work Location: One location
2023-02-01T07:59:16Z        



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