Legal Assistant (Legal)

Coral Gables, FL, United States

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The Coral Gables Office of Wicker Smith has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant. Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience performing advanced legal secretarial duties. Position requires working in a team driven environment. Ideal candidate must have excellent organization al, communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment is required. Candidate must have experience using a case management program. The right candidate must be able to work independently. Must type at least 45 wpm and be proficient in Microsoft Office.

Job Requirements:

Key Responsibilities

All scheduling and calendaring of hearings, depositions, conferences, mediations, CMEs, etc.

Drafting of those related pleadings and communication to appropriate party.

Preparing attorneys for events.

Handling of invoices.

Electronic court filing

Calendaring, Scheduling Depositions, Mediations & Hearings.

Professional interaction with clients, attorneys and the courts.

Candidate must also be a motivated team player with solid organizational skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Supporting your attorneys and those on the team.

Qualifications

Must have a minimum of 3 years legal experience

Be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook

Experience with ProLaw Case Management Software a plus.

Ideal candidate must have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills.

Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment is require

Able to work independently, manage time and prioritize.

Must type at least 45 wpm

Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Wicker Smith takes pride in providing our employees with an excellent work environment,  competitive  pay and benefits and endless possibility for growth for those who join our team and initiatives to provide the best service to our clients.

Wicker Smith is a proud an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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