Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant 3yrs exp req. Venice, Florida

Malatesta Law Office - Venice, FL

Full-time

Company:

Attorney Frank M. Malatesta, Esq. is a solo practitioner with an active Florida State Circuit Court and Federal District Court Labor & Employment Law Practice. He assists employees and small businesses with navigating employment and human resources issues.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Conducting pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Drafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court
  • Performing administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc)Responsibilities
  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sourcesLitigation Paralegal Qualifications and Skills:
  • 3 years experience as a litigation paralegal in a law firm
  • Proven working experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices etc
  • Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Extensive computer and database expertise
  • Paralegal associates degree or other relevant certification

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction