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Legal Assistant

Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. Tampa, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary: Successful candidate will have a vast background of experience by being able to demonstrate significant knowledge of Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, prepare legal documents, and answer discovery objections, schedule, and e-file. The incumbent will support a trial attorney and collaborate with the team and additional litigation staff within the firm.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Legal research and writing, including drafting answers to complaints, discovery request, good faith letters, and motions with two to five years of experience.

  • Scheduling calendars, watching deadlines, communication with defense, court reporters and ensuring travel for supporting attorneys.

  • Experience navigating case management software and the ability to learn new software.

  • Must have working knowledge of Florida civil rules and procedures and Florida e-file.

  • Ability to work in both an independent and team environment.

  • Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • B.S. Degree or Paralegal Certification preferred.

Wilkes & McHugh, P.A.

Why Work Here?

National Plaintiffs’ firm with great benefits and opportunity to grow. Major Cases. Proven Results.

Wilkes & McHugh is a full-service civil litigation firm that handles a wide variety of claims nationwide. The firm has repeatedly been recognized by major legal publications and organizations, including the National Law Journal, Martindale-Hubbell and Best Lawyers, as one of the top plaintiffs' firms in the country.


Tampa, FL