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Legal Assistant

Winter Park, FL 32789

Posted: 05/20/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Administrative Job Number: 14217 Pay Rate: 20.19
Legal Assistant
Our Criminal Defense client in Winter Park, FL has an immediate need for a Legal Secretary with criminal defense experience on a contract to possible hire basis and may consider direct hire for the right skill set.  

Company Profile:
Criminal Defense Attorney
Small Family Atmosphere

Legal Assistant Role: 
The Legal Secretary will provide administrative support for attorneys and paralegals in a creative and cutting-edge criminal defense group.
Assist with drafting correspondence and basic court filings, notices, pleadings and/or other documents for attorney to finalize as requested.
Electronic filing in both state and federal courts.
Open New Client/New Matter Reports, as requested, and arranges for conflicts checks.
Prepare, submit and maintain attorney(s) weekly time records.
Set up, maintain, and ensure that files are kept current including classifying, arranging files, filing, and storing information. Requests files from Records Department.
Set up and maintain e-mails and/or documents on DMS as determined by attorney and paralegal.
Anticipate and facilitate daily workflow in order to meet project deadlines, including administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings and conference calls, maintaining calendars, scheduling travel arrangements, processing expense reimbursements, etc.
Edit proformas, prepare invoice cover letters and prepare account summary for each invoice.
Communicate with other legal and support departments as well as regional offices as needed.

Legal Assistant Background profile:
2+ years of progressively responsible and varied legal secretarial experience.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, grammar and basic criminal legal terminology.
Knowledge of court rules for state and federal courts and various court electronic filing procedures for applicable practice areas.
Skill in the use of software systems such as Mac and Google products, DMS, Elite, Workshare Compare, etc.
Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task, while working effectively to meet deadlines and deliver exceptional client service in a timely manner.
Ability to foster professional and supportive relationships with colleagues, attorneys, and clients.
Ability to think pro-actively and to handle matters independently.

Features and Benefits while On Contract:
We go beyond the basic staffing agency offerings!   You can see the extensive list of benefits on our website under the Candidate “ Benefits” tab.

Features and Benefits of Client:
Great opportunity to participate in an outstanding benefits package!

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Emily Longsworth

Emily Longsworth works with Frontline Source Group as a Talent Executive who specializes in full-desk recruitment for clients and candidates across the country. Working nationwide allows her to truly understand what the job market is like, and she knows how to present her candidates’ skills to be in the most competitive position going into interviews. Whether you are searching for your next opportunity or if you need to locate top-quality talent, Emily will be dedicated to your search! Connect with her today for more info.

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