SENIOR PARALEGAL

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Location
Winter Haven, Florida
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 45,000 - US$ 50,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_35491
Contact
Carter, Debbi, Spherion
Phone
863-999-2913
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Job Description

SENIOR PARALEGAL needed for Civil / Transportation Law firm.

Salary:- $45,000 - $49,000
Excellent Benefits

Responsibilities:
GENERAL ATTORNEY SUPPORT
- Assist multiple attorneys with litigated, non-litigated, corporate and administrative proceeding matters throughout the State of Florida and elsewhere.
- Assist with various daily tasks and filings.
- Schedule in-person and telephone meetings.
- Create tasks and calendar notifications, with reminders, for appointments and court deadlines.
- Assist attorneys with setup of new corporations and LLCs in Florida and other states; register foreign corporations in Florida, file annual reports, obtain EIN numbers and preparation of other corporation documents for maintaining corporate books and any other necessary support in corporate structuring for clients.

Litigation:
- Ability to handle multiple types of litigation, including medical, civil collections, breach of contract, transportation issues, in multiple venues / jurisdictions.
- Assist with drafting and finalizing multiple types of legal pleadings, discovery, administrative proceeding documents, mediation summaries.
- Knowledge and practical use of court rules for all state and federal courts and administrative agencies, such as OJCC, etc.
- Knowledge of preferences, requirements and rules of Judges in multiple counties.
- KnowleDge and utilization of Florida's Eportal filing system and ability to troubleshoot problems with same.
- Trial preparation, including setting up trial notebooks, preparation, filing and scheduling motions in limine, preparing and serving witness subpoenas, coordinating witnesses for appearance at trial, assisting with preparation of jury instructions, knowledge of Judge's preferences for trial including equipment, computer, cell phone usage and court reporters, attendance at trial with attorney.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
4 -7 years of experience - required
Florida Certified Paralegal - preferred

Education:
Associate

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
4 -7 years of experience - required
Florida Certified Paralegal - preferred


Send resume to debbicarter@spherion.com

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