Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 US
The legal assistant position requires a person who is able to calendar court related and client related events, to continuously update the calendar. The position requires the person to be proficient with scheduling hearings, depositions and conferences with multiple persons and parties. Moreover, we operate as a team and they must be able to work well with others and to be part of team. Strong organizational skills are a must and they must be proficient with following up to ensure requests sent to client, carriers, opposing counsels, the Court, experts and others. Essentially, they need to diary follow ups for themselves as well as the attorneys.
Additionally, the position requires someone who is proficient with Outlook, Adobe, and Word and they must be able to prepare form letters and emails to clients and insurance carriers that provide notice of events, hearings, depositions, meetings, mediations, conferences, and other administrative tasks. Also, the person must be able to handle the preparation of form letters and processing of invoices for consultants,/experts, and other vendors. In some instances invoices are handled directly in house and reimbursement forms need to be completed. Other form letters include client introduction, assignment acknowledgement, and file closing letters to the client, carrier/s, experts, vendors, and others.
The assistant must also be able to check court dockets for pending events such as hearings, mediations, and trials. They must also be proficient with e-filing.
- Looking for a motivated individual who wants to be part of an energetic team