Legal Assistant
Velasquez & Associates PA
Miami, FL US
Posted ago
Velasquez & Associates PA
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
  • Conduct legal research, when necessary, with guidance from 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
  • Make travel arrangements, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • Undertake other duties as needed to ensure the firm operates efficiently
  • Take care of administrative tasks and office correspondence by answering phone calls and emails, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, and informing the team of upcoming deadlines
Qualifications
  • Organizational skills and communication skills are necessary for this position
  • Associate’s degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
  • Experience with legal software, litigation case management, and docketing programs
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Candidates should be able to type at least 50 words per minute
Compensation
16.00 - 24.00 hourly
About Velasquez & Associates PA

Please take a look at the firm website to find out more about us. www.jvelasquezlaw.com

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