Legal Assistant
Legler, Murphy, Battaglia, LLP
Bradenton, FL US
Posted ago
Legler, Murphy, Battaglia, LLP
Our busy legal firm is looking for an efficient, organized legal assistant to help our attorneys and paralegals assist our clients and ensure we’re operating efficiently. You’ll assist with the preparation of legal documents, and handle all office correspondence including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines. If you have experience in a law firm environment, work well under pressure, and are looking for a rewarding opportunity in the legal industry, we want to connect with you.
Responsibilities
  • Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly
  • Complete legal research as needed under the supervision of attorneys and paralegals
  • Work with attorneys and paralegals to create various legal documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents when requested
  • Manage office correspondence and administrative tasks such as answering phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, responding to emails, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines
  • Arrange travel, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events

  • Assist with social media and community outreach marketing

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; associate’s degree is a plus
  • At least 1-2 years of previous experience in a law firm setting performing administrative tasks
  • Experience with legal software, litigation case management, and docketing programs
  • Comfortable working with all Microsoft Office products
  • Candidates should be able to type at least 50 words per minute

  • NON SPANISH SPEAKING APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY
  • Must speak Spanish and English
  • Must have a working knowledge of social media and Google platforms

Compensation
$40,000 - $50,000 yearly
About Legler, Murphy, Battaglia, LLP

We are a personal injury law firm that has been in business for over thirty years that handles all types of injury claims. Our main office is in Bradenton, Florida.

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