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Litigation / Docketing Paralegal

Ascension Global Staffing & Executive Search
Coral Gables, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Ascension Global Staffing and Executive Search is seeking a Paralegal for our client's Coral Gables office. Do you have attention to detail and love litigation? If so, this is the position for you. Our client, a Coral Gables AV-rated law firm is seeking a litigation paralegal or assistant with 5+ years of litigation experience to join their firm as a docketing paralegal. The firm offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.


  • Docket incoming correspondence and court filings
  • Maintain litigation database and docketing appointments for all litigation attorneys
  • Provide monthly docketing/deadline reports to attorneys and their assistants
  • Follow-up on completion of critical deadlines with attorneys
  • Escalate attention to critical deadlines and report to managing shareholder when appropriate
  • Keep abreast of changes in Florida and Federal Statutes and Administrative Court Orders


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years' experience within a law firm environment; docketing experience
  • Must have advanced knowledge of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure, Miami-Dade County Complex Litigation Division Rules and Florida Rules of Judicial Administration
  • Must have experience with Florida Courts E-Filing Portal, CM/ECF & PACER and be proficient in Excel; PerfectLaw software experience is a plus
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Ability to handle high daily volume and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills

Equal opportunity employer

Ascension Global Staffing & Executive Search


Coral Gables, FL



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