Home  |  Contact Us  |  News Archive  |  Members Login
About Southwest Florida Paralegal Association, Inc. Calendar of Events Continuing Education Job Bank Resource Links
 
 
 
Job Bank
Last Updated: July 12, 2017
 
BRADENTON AREA

LITIGATION PARALEGAL: Litigation paralegal needed for business trial group. Primary duties include discovery and trial support. Trial Director and Relativity Software knowledge helpful, but not mandatory. Detail and good organizational skills required. Salary commensurate with experience. Fax or email resumes to: choff@barneswalker.com Connie Hoff, Barnes Walker, Goethe, Hoonhout, Perron & Shea, PLLC, (941) 708-3225. [Posted: June 23, 2017]


SARASOTA

PROBATE PARALEGAL: Downtown Sarasota law firm seeking full-time, experienced, probate paralegal. Duties include drafting of documents using Word and HotDocs computer programs. Knowledge of Time Matters practice management system a plus. High accuracy, document production skills, and multi-tasking abilities, combined with a positive attitude, are essential. Excellent salary and benefits package for the qualified candidate. Respond to Fergeson Skipper, P.A., 1515 Ringling Blvd., 10th Flr., Sarasota, FL 34236; or info@fergesonskipper.com Attn.: Firm Administrator. [Posted: July 12, 2017]

REAL ESTATE CLOSING PARALEGAL: Williams Parker, located in Sarasota, is seeking a qualified candidate for a Real Estate Closing Paralegal position. Your talent and passion will lead us to greater success. Our environment fosters the growth and development of our employees. From your first day throughout your career you will be provided with learning opportunities to further enhance your skills. There are 45 attorneys practicing in various fields of law. The Real Estate Paralegal will work with attorneys in handling a high-volume of residential and commercial real estate closings, prepare closing documents and packages, and coordinate closings with all parties. The position requires three years’ experience working as a real estate paralegal. Commercial real estate experience is preferred. College degree and FRP or CLA certification preferred. The successful candidate will have exemplary technical and organizational skills, attention to detail, strong client service skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. We offer a professional work environment as well as a competitive Total Rewards package. Please visit: williams-parker.workable.com/jobs/506738/candidates/new to apply and submit resume. [Posted: June 14, 2017]



LAKEWOOD RANCH

PART TIME LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL: Goodman McGuffey LLP. Established 25+ year AV rated insurance defense litigation firm with a multi-state (GA, FL, NC, SC) practice seeks a part time (15-20 hr/wk) Legal Assistant/Paralegal trainee with 0-1 years experience to assist with growing practice needs. The selected candidate will be based in the firm’s Sarasota office (in Lakewood Ranch, off University) assisting in the setup, review and organization of new files utilizing the firm’s Case/Practice Management system, management of construction defect and insurance coverage discovery and document production, and handling basic pleadings. Our firm operates in a high tech, paperless environment. This position requires two years of college and continued progress toward your College Degree. Desired skills include: professional and highly motivated; possess exceptional oral and written communication skills; good organizational skills; good communication and people skills; advanced technology skills, including document and case management in a paperless environment. We offer a starting pay of $10/hr with compensation reviews within 6 months and a raise commensurate proven ability and experience. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Send cover letter, resume electronically to Will Lee, Executive Director at: wlee@gmlj.com. [Posted: June 12, 2017]

VENICE/ENGLEWOOD

Place your ad for paralegal job openings in the Venice/Englewood area here.


PORT CHARLOTTE / PUNTA GORDA

REAL ESTATE CLOSING PROFESSIONAL OR PARALEGAL: Olmsted & Wilson P.A. is seeking an individual with experience in handling residential real estate closings for their busy Port Charlotte law firm. Applicant must have a thorough understanding of and experience with both the transactional real estate process and title insurance and possess the knowledge and experience to efficiently handle any situation which may arise during the closing process. Minimum of 2 years of experience with closing real estate transactions required. A strong working knowledge of Windows, MS Office and real estate closing software is essential and the applicant must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The position requires management of the real estate closing transaction, compliance with real estate contracts, lender instructions and title requirements, preparation of all closing documents and the ability to resolve title issues. Applicants will be subject to background check and pre-employment aptitude and skills testing. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, and paid vacations. Please visit www.ondemandassessment.com to apply and submit resume. [Posted: July 12, 2017]


 
FORT MYERS

SECRETARY III (PROBATION) LEE COUNTY: The Secretary III serves the clerical needs of the Probation Department performing a wide variety of secretarial and clerical duties. The accurate and efficient intake of criminal data and flow of information throughout the rest of the system is essential. Polite and tactful handling of this data eliminates potential disruptions in the office. The Secretary III also may serve the clerical needs of the Probation Officers for domestic violence, misdemeanor and traffic cases by preparing written orders, modifications, warrants, revocations, terminations and dismiss orders. This position involves an extensive amount of contact with the Public, the Judiciary and other agencies public and private. The Secretary III must have the ability to communicate in a concise manner verbally and in writing. The Secretary III also assists with matters of security (bomb threats, threats against judicial personnel) for the Criminal Justice Director in a professional, discrete and accurate manner. For further details and to apply online, please visit www.ca.cjis20.org and click the employment link before the closing date of 07/25/2017 at 11:59pm. [Posted: July 12, 2017]

PERSONAL INJURY PARALEGAL: Prominent AV Rated Southwest Florida Personal Injury Law Firm seeks full-time paralegal / legal assistant. Prefer 3-5 years’ experience as paralegal / legal assistant in the field of personal injury law. Candidates should have strong educational background, good communication skills, and strong computer skills. Excellent opportunity for full time position with great benefits.Requirements: Strong educational background; Bachelor’s Degree or above; Good communication and client relations skills; Strong computer skills – work experience with Aderant Total Office f/k/a Client Profiles a plus; Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail; Prior experience required of at least 3 to 5 years with law firm, preference for personal injury experience; Candidate should be proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel; Certification by NALA or Florida Registered Paralegal a plus. Apply with Resume and References to: Tricia@SpiveyLaw.com. [Posted: June 23, 2017]


WORKERS' COMPENSATION PARALEGAL: Henderson Franklin is currently accepting resumes for an experienced Workers’ Compensation paralegal for their Fort Myers office. Insurance Defense experience preferable. Ideal candidates should have strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Outlook and Excel); Experience with Aderant Total Office f/k/a Client Profiles, a plus. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. Ability to work effectively and proactively within a team environment. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently and to meet deadlines. Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail. NALA Certification or Florida Registered Paralegal a plus. Submit resume to: careers@henlaw.com. [Posted: June 1, 2017]

 
NAPLES/BONITA SPRINGS

SECRETARY III (PROBATION) COLLIER COUNTY: The Secretary III performs clerical support for the Probation Department and is responsible for keeping accurate records, general office work, filing, data entry, answering phones and any other tasks deemed appropriate by the supervisors. For further details and information, and to apply online, please visit www.ca.cjis20.org and click the employment link by 11:59pm on the application closing date of 07/20/2017. [Posted: July 12, 2017]


 
ST. PETERSBURG/CLEARWATER

Place your ad for paralegal job openings in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area here.


TAMPA AREA

List of job openings in the Tampa area from Hood Legal.
 
ORLANDO AREA

Place your ad for paralegal job openings in the Orlando area here.

 
FORT LAUDERDALE / MIAMI

PARALEGAL: The Florida Bar – Lawyer Regulation Miami Branch. As an official arm of the Florida Supreme Court, The Florida Bar and its Department of Lawyer Regulation are charged with administering a statewide disciplinary system to enforce Supreme Court rules of professional conduct for its more than 104,000 members. The Florida Bar’s Lawyer Regulation Miami Branch is seeking a Paralegal to provide support to bar counsel. Annual salary starts at $40,733.00 with competitive benefits package. A legal writing sample is required with resume and employment application. Essential duties and responsibilities include: Pleading preparation. Assisting in investigations and file reviews. Conducting legal research. Assisting in the preparation and submission of public record reviews. Preparation of appellate briefs. Qualifications include: Completion of an accredited paralegal/legal course of study (proof required at interview). Four (4) years of paralegal/legal assistant experience or certified as a Florida Registered Paralegal or Certified Legal Assistant. Juris Doctorate will substitute for this education and work experience.How to Apply: Forward your resume, a legal writing sample and completed employment application in Word or PDF format to HR via email: applications@floridabar.org. To download The Florida Bar Employment Application and to view the complete position description, visit our employment page at www.floridabar.org/about/jobs/. Position is open until filled. Please notify HR, in advance, if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process. EOE. [Posted: June 8, 2017]


OUT OF AREA

Place your ad for paralegal job openings Outside of Florida here.

Florida Bar CAREER CENTER

Check out the Florida Bar's career center for more paralegal jobs in Florida: Florida Bar Career Center.

Email us to post an advertisement for an opening: info@swfloridaparalegals.com.