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Last Updated: September 21, 2021
 
BRADENTON

REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL / CLOSER Top-rated law firm in Bradenton-Sarasota seeks real estate law paralegal with extensive closing experience in Florida. Must have both commercial and residential real estate closing experience. The real estate closer will assist attorneys and clients in all aspects of Real Estate Closings, commercial sales/dispositions and leases, and handle Post Closing activities. Must be deadline driven with excellent follow-through. The law firm is in a convenient location downtown Bradenton near the water. The firm values work-life balance and enjoys regular company events and activities, and community involvement is encouraged. The real estate group is well known and established and is looking for a dynamic Closer to join their team. The law firm offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package plus PTO and retirement plan with a match after a waiting period. Contact Mary Beth at Monzingo Legal Search at: mb@monzingolegal.com or (239) 770-8823. [Posted: August 15, 2021]

SARASOTA

BUSINESS LITIGATION PARALEGAL: Shutts & Bowen, a full-service law firm serving clients locally, nationally, and internationally, is seeking a Business Litigation Paralegal to join our growing Tampa office. This position performs paralegal support duties and delivers high-quality service to clients, exhibiting commitment to integrity and excellence. Candidates for the role must have a thorough knowledge of law firm and practice specific processes and procedures, information technology systems, research tools, and a broad-based understanding of the clients, matters, and associated practices. The scope of responsibilities includes tracking and maintaining case-related dates and information, extensive document and database management, analyzing and culling data, collaborating with internal and external personnel, conducting review and production of discovery, preparing and finalizing deposition, hearing, and trial exhibits; assisting with drafting, proofreading, editing and filing court documents; and assisting with pre, during and post-trial preparations. We are interested in a professional with a positive work ethic who loves what they do because they know they are on the front line in providing a high level of service to our attorneys, staff, and clients. We think that means you need great people skills, patience, and the ability to multitask and prioritize. We need someone proactive and confident in their commitment to our attorneys and clients. For detailed information about the position, please visit the Shutts career page at: (Staff - Litigation Paralegal - Tampa: Shutts & Bowen LLP). Please submit your cover letter and resume through the link on that page or email your cover letter and resume directly to: LVoci@shutts.com. [Posted: September 21, 2021]

PROGRAM COORDINATOR-CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR: The Program Coordinator is responsible for supervising the case management of cases in the civil division of the circuit and county courts and the Court Program Specialists currently serving as case managers. This position will work in both the Sarasota County Judicial Center and Manatee County Judicial Center. Job responsibilities include: implementing civil case management policies and procedures; complying with case time frames as established by the Florida Supreme Court and local requirements; training staff; coordinating case management and administrative support to the civil division judges; establishing and maintaining a circuit-wide statistical program; reviewing civil paperwork; and working closely with the civil division judges, their assistants, other case managers, court personnel, attorneys and pro se litigants. In addition, this position shall act as the circuit's Data Control Quality Manager. This position works independently under the supervision of the Court Operations Manager and/or Chief Deputy Court Administrator. This position requires knowledge of the legal system; civil court processes and procedures. Full job posting and application can be found at: www.jud12.flcourts.org/About/Career-Opportunities. [Posted: September 10, 2021].

PARALEGAL: Small Sarasota commercial and construction litigation firm seeking to hire paralegal. Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience performing paralegal/legal secretarial duties. Flexible and collaborative environment, competitive salary and benefits, such as health insurance and a 401K, are offered. Must be self-motivated and we would welcome a team player. Resumes and references may be emailed to Kimberly Ayala at: klittle@mfrancelaw.com. [Posted: September 10, 2021].

PARALEGAL: Five-attorney law firm in downtown Sarasota seeks full-time Paralegal (Florida Bar registered) with strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to perform legal research and writing, draft pleadings and work collaboratively with attorneys. Experience with either local government, law enforcement or personal injury litigation a plus but not required. Competitive salary, private office, health insurance, retirement plan and year-end bonus. To apply, please call (941) 906-1199 for details or forward resume to: lfournier@fournierconnolly.com. [Posted: September 8, 2021].


LAKEWOOD RANCH

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VENICE/ENGLEWOOD/NORTH PORT

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PORT CHARLOTTE / PUNTA GORDA

LEGAL ASSISTANT: Goldman, Tiseo & Sturges, P.A., a well-established fast-paced law firm is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant with at least 5 years’ experience to join our condominium law, real estate team. The successful candidate should possess the following qualities: • Ability to work and keep up in a fast-paced environment • Independent and capable self-starter who can effectively manage a case load • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to function well in a team environment • Strong multi-tasking ability • Must have excellent verbal, written and phone skills • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office 365 and law practice management software. • Job responsibilities include: Managing case load from intake through settlement; Extensive client contact; Take on other office responsibilities, as needed. • Condominium law, real estate experience preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, SIMPLE IRA, paid holidays and PTO, 100% Employee Paid Health insurance • Monday to Friday 8:30-5:00 • Email resume and cover letter to: info@gtslawfirm.com. [Posted: September 16, 2021].

LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT: Charlotte County Attorney's Office is committed to the organization's mission of delivering exceptional service. We are seeking an experienced and motivated Legal Office Assistant to join our team of dedicated professionals who strive to preserve and enrich our community's quality of life. The position will be responsible for supporting and assisting attorneys in service to various County departments. At least five (5) years of applied experience in a legal office setting and possess high level skills in modern office management and practices. Application and benefit information can be found at: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/charlottecountyfl. [Posted: September 8, 2021].

REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL: Punta Gorda, Florida area law firm seeks Real Estate Paralegal for their well-established law practice. Must have transactional -and- litigation experience. The firm offers: competitive salary, benefits, retirement plan, PTO, and convenient location. Must have Florida real estate paralegal experience of 3 or more years, excellent typing skills and MS Office. Litigation required. Contact Mary Beth at Monzingo Legal Search at: mb@monzingolegal.com or (239) 770-8823. [Posted: August 15, 2021]

FORT MYERS AREA

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NAPLES/BONITA SPRINGS

ESTATE PLANNING PARALEGAL: Estate Planning Paralegal: Law Office of Deborah Stewart. Small Naples law firm seeks an experienced Estate Planning paralegal. The firm’s primary practice areas are estate planning, probate and trust administration and real estate. Please send resume. Salary ($40,000 - $60,000) commensurate with experience. For more information, please contact Jackie Stewart at jackie@dslaw.org. [Posted: September 16, 2021]

PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT: We are seeking a Paralegal/Legal Assistant. You will provide overall support to principal attorney in boutique law firm located in Naples, concentrating in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Guardianships and Probate. Duties will include: assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents; schedule client meetings and assist clients; filing and recording documents; maintaining client files. Must have experience as a Florida Paralegal and experience with Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate. Salary commensurate with experience. Part Time, which may lead to Full Time. Please send resume and 2 references to: Jo-Anne Herina Jeffreys, Esquire at jhjeffreys@joannejeffreyslaw.com or (239) 770-8823. [Posted: September 8, 2021]

SUPERSTAR RECEPTIONIST/LEGAL ASSISTANT: We need a Superstar Receptionist/Legal Assistant who can hit the ground running. We love to help people learn and grow and value long-term relationship. We need an experienced Receptionist/Legal Assistant, preferably in the area of estate planning, elder law and probate. The ideal candidate will be able to take initiative on work that needs to be done and complete tasks with minimal hand holding. You smile when you answer the phone and love to help people. You are friendly and remain positive even in situations that are stressful. You are an amazing scheduler with a sickening degree of attention to detail. You see an opportunity for organization where other people see a mess. You are very good with calendars, e-mail, spreadsheets, word processing, and the internet. You don’t like to take "no” as an answer when dealing with the other side. This is a full-time position. Initial employment compensation will be based your experience, with opportunities for increases after that. There is an opportunity for bonus compensation for those who can demonstrate their profitability. If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, please follow the instructions listed below. APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.­­ Prepare a cover letter with no more than 2 paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with elderly clients and why you believe they are the most important qualities. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, "I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.” Email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to lawfirmnaples2020@gmail.com. The subject line of the email should be your last name in all caps, followed by the position you are applying for in lower case, followed by one word that you would use to describe yourself in all caps. For example: SMITH paralegal AWESOME. We look forward to reviewing your application. [Posted: September 8, 2021]

FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL: Naples, Florida law firm seeks skilled and experienced Family Law Litigation Paralegal. Must have divorce trial preparation experience as well as drafting discovery, responses, motions, orders, and e-filing in Collier and Lee Counties. The firm seeks 3+ years of Family Law / Divorce Law Paralegal experience (Florida); Understanding of Florida Statues and local e-filing procedures; MS Office, Word, Outlook, Excel proficiency; Case management software experience; Florida Registered Paralegal – The Florida Bar (preferred); and Trial Prep. Contact Mary Beth at Monzingo Legal Search at: mb@monzingolegal.com or (239) 770-8823. [Posted: August 15, 2021]


ST. PETERSBURG/CLEARWATER

ESTATE PLANNING PARALEGAL: St. Pete law firm with exceptional estate and tax planning and trusts practice highly seeks experience Estate Planning Paralegal with Lawgic software experience. Must have Florida background in complex and high net worth asset trusts and estates and be an expert in document assembly, including MS Word. The Paralegal will have client contact, arrange Will signings, and prepare all necessary estate planning and ancillary documents under the supervision of the attorneys. The Firm considers work-life balance to be important. The standard office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. Competitive salary plus benefits offered - Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Paid Parking. Contact Mary Beth at Monzingo Legal Search at: mb@monzingolegal.com or (239) 770-8823. [Posted: August 15, 2021]

TAMPA AREA

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL: The Tampa Office of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal with 5+ years of experience to provide support to our Real Estate and Land Development, Zoning & Environmental Practice Groups with acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, financing, and development deals with national and local builders and developers. Learn more about the responsibilities, qualifications, and education for this position here. here. To apply please send resumes to: legalrecruiting@stearnsweaver.com. [Posted: August 23, 2021]

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LEGAL ASSISTANT: The Tampa Office of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. is seeking a Labor & Employment Legal Assistant with 3-5 years of experience to provide support to 2 attorneys. Learn more about the responsibilities, qualifications, and education for this position here. here. To apply please send resumes to: legalrecruiting@stearnsweaver.com. [Posted: August 23, 2021]

PARALEGAL OPPORTUNITIES: Infinity Talent Solutions list of job opportunities for September 2021. [Posted: September 17, 2021].

OUT OF AREA

REMOTE SENIOR COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL (Contract/Remote): The Senior Commercial Real Estate Paralegal for Agile Legal/Virtual Paralegal Services (VPS) has primary responsibility for overseeing, maintaining, improving, and ensuring client satisfaction with the delivery of related Commercial Real Estate transactions and Secured Lending. The Senior Commercial Real Estate Paralegal will manage existing corporate and law firm client’s relationships by engaging clients, overseeing the delivery and completion of projects, fielding client inquiries, and resolving client concerns. This role will also look for ways to improve the client experience and grow our real estate services portfolio. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Perform due diligence for—and coordinate transactions and work with team to close—commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, with and without loans. Preparing and maintaining transaction checklists. Review title commitments, recorded documents, and surveys, and help generate and respond to title and survey objections. Draft conveyancing, loan, and closing documents for review and revision by supervising attorney. Track transaction tasks, parties, and key dates, and communicate progress to team as issues and tasks are resolved. Follow up on the typical host of post-closing matters. Coordinate recordation of deeds, deeds of trust/mortgages, amendments, subdivision maps, lot line adjustments, easements, covenants, and similar documents. Draft commercial lease agreements, lease abstracts, purchase and sale agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, and contractor/service agreements for review and revision by supervising attorney. Assist with entity formations, draft corporate resolutions, and update minute books and other corporate governance materials. Conduct basic legal and business research. Carry out related responsibilities as company needs dictate. SKILLS NEEDED Self-motivation. Strong customer service and client relations. Strong project management. Solid computer skills and experience with MS Office products. Adobe Acrobat Pro. Attention to detail and thinking ahead. Pride and integrity in your work product. Solution-oriented. Professionalism and organization skills. Experience with one or more lease management platforms. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree. Preferred: Juris Doctor or Paralegal’s Certificate. Contact Paul J. Hagan, Interim Director of Team Member Relationships at Agile Legal, Virtual Paralegal Services at: paul.hagan@agilelegal.com or (949) 200-7437. [Posted: September 8, 2021]

TRUST ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTING – REMOTE PARALEGAL: Dayton, Ohio estate planning and probate law firm seeks an experienced trust administration paralegal. This position is virtual so you can be located anywhere. The primary role will be to prepare trust accountings on an as needed basis. There is at least 25-35 hours of work per week at the present time and with the right person, it may develop into more down the future. The ideal candidate will have been a trust administration paralegal and know Office365, as well as have trust accounting preparation experience. Position open immediately. Contact Mary Beth at Monzingo Legal Search at: mb@monzingolegal.com or (239) 770-8823. [Posted: August 15, 2021]


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