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Legal Assistant Paralegal

Pando & De La Puente, P.A. Miami, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

We are boutique litigation law firm in Coral Gables, FL looking to hire a legal assistant/paralegal. The firm primarily handles personal injury, PIP, criminal, and family cases. Prior experience in personal injury, PIP, and family is required. Prior experience in criminal is preferred.

As we are a small firm, the candidate must be ready to take on any challenges presented. Our firm is a family, as such, the preferred candidate will immediately become an integral part of our firm. As our practice is fluid, the candidate must understand `that there will be times that he or she will be asked to stay later. As such, clock watchers need not apply.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses etc.
  • Administratively support and attend trials
  • Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony
  • Conduct investigations and statistical/documentary research
  • Locate and develop case relevant information
  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars

Skills

  • Proven working experience as legal assistant or legal secretary
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Working knowledge of case management software
  • Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure

COVID-19 considerations

As an essential business we fully intend on remaining open and functioning in the event of any future lockdowns.

Pando & De La Puente, P.A.

Why Work Here?

A lot of room for growth. Partners are very understanding.

Address

2307 Douglas Road
Miami, FL
33145 USA