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Last Updated: October 10, 2019
 
BRADENTON AREA

LITIGATION LEGAL ASSISTANT: Harllee & Bald, P.A., an AV rated law firm located in Bradenton, is seeking a legal assistant experienced in litigation. Candidate must be highly skilled in MS Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook), be a quick learner, able to multitask, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidate must take initiative, have strong writing, editing and proofreading skills, be organized and have the ability and willingness to work in a team setting. The position includes benefits such as health, life and disability insurance. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to: legalresume941@gmail.com. . [Posted: October 10, 2019].

CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL ASSISTANT: Temporary position with full-time salary and benefits. Location: Manatee County, Florida. Position Number: 001305. Monthly salary (non-negotiable) $36,601.08. Resumes are being accepted for the vacancy of Judicial Assistant to Circuit Court Judge in Manatee County. This position is available on a temporary basis only, with an anticipated assignment period of December 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. The Judicial Assistant provides administrative, secretarial and clerical support to the Circuit Court Judge’s office.The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Background Check. The Florida State Courts System is a criminal justice agency. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, or disability. If you need an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process, please call 941-861-7811.To apply, Email (preferred), fax or mail resumes to Human Resources Manager, Court Administration, P. O. Box 48927, Sarasota, FL 34230; fax (941) 861-7904; email thammill@jud12.flcourts.org. Please use the subject line re: Judicial Assistant Vacancy. [Posted: September 20, 2019].

BANKRUPTCY PARALEGAL: David Holland Law is a Bradenton based law firm that defends clients across the state of Florida. We are growing thanks to a client-focused approach. We have an immediate need to add an experienced and reliable Bankruptcy Paralegal/Legal Assistant to our team. Duties and expectations include: Preparation of Bankruptcy Petitions and Chapter 13 Plans using BestCase (Chapter 7 & 13), Experience with CM/ECF filing & notices, Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe, Minor clerical work, Document collection from clients, Well organized with good communication skills, Positive attitude who is ready to join a fast-paced firm, Applicant MUST have at least 3 years of experience preparing bankruptcy petitions using Best Case. Salary commensurate with experience. Job Type: Full-time. Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year. Please respond via email with resume to Nick Piburn, Director of Marketing at: nick@davidhollandlaw.com. [Posted: September 9, 2019].


SARASOTA

#1545 – BILINGUAL WORKER’S COMP PARALEGAL: Sarasota law firm seeks an energetic Bilingual Worker’s Compensation Paralegal to assist in its very busy and growing practice. Position will provide overall support to attorneys' needs. Successful candidate must have 3+ years of experience in worker’s compensation. Essential job requirements include: Conduct research to support legal proceedings, assist in drafting and reviewing of legal documents, investigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputes, monitor and ensure compliance with both OJCC regulations and ensure compliance with social security regulations, communicate well with clients to get information necessary for successful claims and to assist with completion of documents, record and store client information in case management software and order medical records and submit to social security. Must be organized, be able to prioritize and multi-task efficiently and have good time management skills. Familiarity with SSD/SSI rules and regulations a MUST! Must have strong computer and case management software skills including Microsoft Office, and TrialWorks and Orion are preferred. Firm offers a salary DOE and full benefits package. If interested please contact Infinity Talent Solutions at (813) 532-2594 or apply on our website at: www.infinitytalentfl.com. [Posted: October 10, 2019].

#1547 – TEMPORARY WORKER’S COMP LEGAL ASSISTANTS: (Sarasota law firm seeks energetic temporary employees to assist with resolving and closing out back logged cases worker’s compensation claims which have been settled but not yet finalized. Position may last 30 to 90 days. Must be organized, be able to prioritize and multi-task efficiently and have good time management skills. Familiarity with SSD/SSI rules and regulations a MUST! Must have strong computer and case management software skills including Microsoft Office, and TrialWorks and Orion are preferred. Firm offers a salary DOE and full benefits package. If interested please contact Infinity Talent Solutions at (813) 532-2594 or apply on our website at: www.infinitytalentfl.com. [Posted: October 10, 2019].

PART TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Long standing small boutique law firm located in Venice, Florida specializing in estate planning, probate and trust administration, Medicaid planning, and special needs planning is seeking a part time administrative assistant. Position may develop into full time employment. Duties will include all receptionist type duties, paralegal duties such as document preparation and executions, assisting in probate and trust administration, Medicaid applications, scheduling appointments, follow up with clients. Good interpersonal skills and computer skills necessary. Please contact Matt Rheingans at: matt@hrlaw1314.com if interested. [Posted: October 10, 2019].

LITIGATION PARALEGAL: Bentley & Bruning, P.A., an established Sarasota law firm, is seeking a legal assistant/paralegal. The candidate must be detail oriented, and have experience with the preparation of pleadings, discovery, and correspondence. May also be responsible for the scheduling of meetings and hearings. Experience with e-filing, Outlook, and Word is required; experience with Dragon dictating system and Excel is preferred. Bentley & Bruning practices in the field of commercial litigation and appellate work. The firm offers health insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and a 401k plan. Please contact Nancy White at nwhite@bentleyandbruning.com if interested. [Posted: September 25, 2019].

LEGAL ASSISTANT: Full-time legal assistant needed to support sole practitioner in two-person downtown Sarasota guardianship, estate planning, and estate settlement practice. Duties include assisting in all responsibilities of law practice and office operations, including communicating in-person and by telephone, letter, and email with current and potential clients, court personnel, vendors, and others. Applicant must be organized, detail-oriented, good at follow-up, able to juggle multiple activities, able to work independently, a good proof-reader, and possess a strong work ethic. Excellent communication and client service skills required. Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, QuickBooks Online, e-filing, and email, experience working in a legal setting, and experience with and knowledge of guardianship, estate planning, and estate settlement law preferred, but will train the right applicant. No nights or weekends. Non-smoker. Background and credit check required. Send email to: service@nwscott.com and write in subject line "I am responding to the legal assistant ad.” [Posted: September 23, 2019].

#1398 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE PARALEGAL: Busy mid-sized law firm has an immediate opening for a Medical Malpractice Paralegal with 5+ years of experience in medical malpractice defense. Firm represents numerous Florida hospitals, physicians of all specialties, nurses, advanced nurse practitioners and long term care facilities. Responsibilities include drafting pleadings, all aspects of propounding and responding to discovery including coordinating client production, gathering and organizing discovery, processing, organization, and review and summarizing of medical records and prepare medical chronologies, monitor and comply with all imposed deadlines, filing of Court documents, prepare attorneys for depositions, mediations, and hearings; preparing cases for trial, including preparation of exhibit and witness lists, organizing exhibits and exhibit exchanges, coordinating witnesses for trial, identification retention, communicating and providing records to experts, etc. Timekeeping and a mandatory billable requirement are essential. Florida Registered Paralegal or college degree preferred. Competitive salary and benefit package, including 100% of employees’ health insurance, long-term disability, 401K Safe Harbor with a match of 3% after 60 days of employment. Salary $50-$55k DOE. If interested please contact Infinity Talent Solutions at (813) 532-2594 or apply on our website at: www.infinitytalentfl.com. [Posted: September 13, 2019].



LAKEWOOD RANCH

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VENICE/ENGLEWOOD

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PORT CHARLOTTE / PUNTA GORDA

ESTATE PLANNING PARALEGAL: Olmsted & Wilson, P.A. is seeking a full-time estate planning paralegal to support two attorneys in a small fast-paced firm in Port Charlotte. Experience in drafting estate planning documents required. Applicants must have a minimum of two years experience as a paralegal and be able to draft documents and correspondence with minimal supervision, calendar appointments, interact with clients and work with billing software. Strong computer proficiency in Word and Outlook is required. Familiarity with PracticeMaster, TABS, Form Builder, Excel and Lawgic is a plus. Must be able to multi-task while maintaining accuracy of work product and delivering excellent client service. Minimum typing speed of 50 wpm and must be able to utilize transcription software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including telephone skills, strong time management and organizational skills, a team-oriented outlook and strong work ethic are a must. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 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: September 17, 2019].

STAFF ATTORNEY (Trial Court Law Clerk) Charlotte County: The position of Trial Court Law Clerk/Staff Attorney to the Judges of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court is a professional position that entails research and writing of legal memoranda, draft opinions and draft orders in all types of circuit and county court matters, including but not limited to, criminal matters, including post-conviction motions and related civil matters such as petitions for extraordinary relief filed by or on behalf of sentenced inmates and pretrial detainees, and other miscellaneous pre-trial or post-trial criminal issues, appeals from county court (both civil and criminal), and civil matters, including miscellaneous pre-trial or post-trial civil issues, and domestic relations and family law issues. Work is performed under general supervision of the Supervising Senior Staff Attorney and Judges, and is reviewed in progress, as necessary, and upon completion. A Staff Attorney's primary responsibilities include the following: (1) Assist Criminal Division Judges, (2) Assist Civil Division Judges, (3) Assist the Appellate Banc with County-to-Circuit Appeals, (4) Other duties as assigned. For further information and to apply please visit www.ca.cjis20.org and click the Employment Link by the closing date of 09/27/2019 11:59PM. [Posted: September 17, 2019].



FORT MYERS

DOCKET SPECIALIST (Domestic Violence): The Docket Specialist is a professional and highly responsible position providing case flow management for a high volume injunction for protection docket for five Family Law Judges. The Docket Specialist monitors the court docket, prepares summary reports, verifies and researches case information, schedules hearings, and provides follow-up for injunction for protection cases. The Docket Specialist handles the preparation of files, calendaring of hearings, verification of service, completion and amendments of orders, and performs clerical duties associated with the duties listed. The Docket Specialist is required to provide quality, accurate, and timely information to the Family Law Judges and court personnel. This position is required to attend court, announce cases, and efficiently handle the case flow of the injunction and violation dockets. Primary responsibilities of a Docket Specialist include the following: (1) Docket preparation, hearings, and follow up (2) Preparation of summary case reports and orders from court including notarization (3) Provide assistance with intake and front desk responsibilities (4) Monitoring of case scheduling (5) Perform other administrative duties as assigned. For further information and to apply, please visit www.ca.cjis20.org and click the Employment Link by the closing date of 10/08/2019 11:59PM. [Posted: September 26, 2019].

 
NAPLES/BONITA SPRINGS

ESTATE SETTLEMENT ACCOUNT MANAGER (PARALEGAL) Naples: This individual will work closely with the Estate Settlement Administrators on all aspects of account administration for complex estate settlement accounts. The individual will assume primary responsibility for asset collection, day to day operations, compilation of information for all tax returns and other administrative and client matters. The key responsibilities of the role include: Work closely with the Estate Settlement Administrator to understand all aspects of the administration. Oversee day to day operations, ensuring that client and advisor expectations are appropriately met. Open and close accounts, manage the collection and valuation of financial, personal and real property including communicating with outside custodians, providers and others to obtain all asset and liability information required for tax return preparation. Prepare accounting products to allow for appropriate accounting, distribution and reporting of assets. Communicate with clients and outside advisors, as requested by Estate Administrator, on all aspects of the administration. Develop and maintain a working knowledge of governing documents and account agreements. Management of all deadlines/ timeframes associated with the estate settlement processes and products. Work with compliance, operations, specialty asset, tax and other departments to ensure all client reporting and administrative needs are met appropriately. Maintain a working knowledge of various bank products and services to facilitate client delivery and to expand existing relationships. Comply with all fiduciary, risk management and other guidelines. The successful candidate will benefit from having: Knowledge of estate and trust administration, fiduciary duties, basic accounting and operations, usually acquired through formal education or related experience, is required to service clients. Analytical, problem solving and organization skills required to manage complex client situations. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. 3-5 years of related estate and trust fiduciary, legal or tax experience, or equivalent education. Experienced estate and trust paralegal or tax professional preferred but not required. www.careers.northerntrust.com . [Posted: October 3, 2019].

FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL: Marshall Law Office is a busy family law firm offering a professional and caring work environment. We are looking to fill a long term paralegal position. The candidate should be highly organized, attentive to clients' needs, and able to independently manage a case, from start to finish. The candidate should be motivated by a team approach. Together, we produce high quality work product and deliver services to our clients with the utmost care. Salary starts at $50,000 - $65,000, but is commensurate with ability, productivity, and experience. We also offer opportunities for growth within our firm. Please contact Donna J. Marshall, Esquire at: Donna@attorneymarshall.net. [Posted: September 13, 2019].




ST. PETERSBURG/CLEARWATER

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TAMPA AREA

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ORLANDO AREA

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PALM BEACH / FORT LAUDERDALE / MIAMI

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Full-time, Legal position available at Palm Beach State College on the Lake Worth Campus supporting the Office of the General Counsel and the District Board of Trustees. Position Overview: Responsible for providing highly confidential and complex administrative support to the District Board of Trustees and the General Counsel office. Serves as the liaison between the trustees and state officials, including the Office of the Governor. Serves as the initial contact for the internal and external constituents on all matters pertaining to the District Board of Trustees. Maintains master file of Board rules and official Board records. Compiles and distributes official Board Agenda and related materials. Executes and distributes Board approved documents to appropriate College departments. Prepares correspondence, transcribes minutes, schedules meetings, and maintains calendars. Prepares, maintains, organizes sensitive electronic and paper legal and confidential files and materials; distributes as needed. Enters, updates, and retrieves information. Researches, compiles, organizes, and prepares legal documents and forms for review and approval of the General Counsel. Uses legal terminology. Works with legal personnel. Makes travel arrangements. Performs, coordinates, and monitors special projects to ensure maximum effectiveness and compliance. Position Requirements: Associate’s degree or two years of college coursework. Minimum of four years related experience. Knowledge of Florida Statutes and Administrative Code, Roberts Rules of Order, Law office management and administration, and Legal terminology, procedures, and forms. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, effective customer service, detail oriented, strong time management skills, multitasking capabilities and good skills in preparing legal correspondence. Ability to work with diverse populations and varying education levels. Must meet the requirements to become a Notary Public in Florida. If you are interested in this position, you can submit an application to the following link: Executive Administrative Assistant, Legal. [Posted: September 20, 2019].

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OUT OF AREA

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