Litigation Secretary I - PIP (Limited Term Employment)
Location:
Plantation , Florida
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
170007GE


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Job Summary

Performs moderate legal and other secretarial duties for assigned attorney(s).

**This position may also be located in our Miami office**

Essential Job Functions


  • Maintains schedules and calendar for assigned attorney(s).
  • Composes a variety of correspondence, pleadings and various legal forms from dictated, handwritten or verbal correspondence.
  • Receives and processes incoming mail.
  • Coordinates time and location of multi-party appearances, including depositions, arbitrations, mediations, IMEs, meetings and site inspections.
  • Contacts clients, witnesses, court reporters, interpreters, claims personnel, and others to confirm scheduled appearances as instructed by assigned attorney(s).
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge and keeps up-to-date with court rules and legal deadlines.
  • Answers telephone calls and receives visitors for assigned attorney(s).
  • Performs other functions as assigned by the Legal Office Administrator or Managing Attorney.



Physical Actions

Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing, lifting, bending and stooping.

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled environment.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Requirements

One year relevant experience.

Special Skill Requirement

Word processing experience on personal computer.

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