Paralegal, legal assistant, or legal secretary needed for specific ongoing case assignments on an independent contractor basis for solo Tampa area litigation attorney. Much of the work is complex commercial litigation... plus in the process of increasing personal injury case load.
This position will be on average about 15-20 hours per week and the duration is ongoing for the right candidate. This offers good flexibility as to selection of work week days and hours (most of the time) -- with some work to be performed in office; and other work can be done remotely at your own location with your own computer equipment.
- MUST HAVE 3-5 years actual/verifiable law firm experience in Florida litigation. Looking for a motivated, responsible, and very well organized person who can work independently and efficiently. Must be proficient in computer and typing skills and must have all skill sets of an experienced legal secretary (at a minimum). Examples of absolutely necessary skills: Must know how to type legal correspondence, pleadings, discovery, legal memoranda; maintain organized client files in computer/hard copy form; perform electronic Court filings, communicate with judge's judicial assistants to set hearings, etc.; must be able to pleasantly interact with clients and opposing attorneys/personnel in an appropriate/timely manner; calendar and maintain attorney's schedule and due dates for hearings, filings, and other deadlines. Ability to type monthly billing, a plus.
This position is ideal for someone who is seeking work flexibility or already providing independent legal assistant services.
Excellent references required. Kindly apply ONLY if you have the skills listed. Please--no employment agency inquiries. Thank you.
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $20.00 to $30.00 /hour
- Legal Secretary: 3 years (Required)
- legal assistant: 3 years (Required)
Minimum Previous Legal Responsibility: