Litigation Paralegal
The Horton Law Group, P.A.
Boca Raton, FL US
Posted ago
The Horton Law Group, P.A.

The Horton Law Group, P.A. is a fast-paced civil litigation firm with an emphasis on family litigation, trust & estate litigation and general civil litigation. We are a small firm and we work well together as a team. We are looking to hire a paralegal immediately. Ideally, the paralegal would have the knowledge and prior experience re: e-filing court documents, discovery, summarizing financial documents, basic legal drafting and legal research skills, scheduling and client relations. Attention to detail is a must. Multitasking and organizational skills are a must.

We are hoping to hire a paralegal who is not only looking for a job but who is looking for a lifelong career. We treat our staff like family and we welcome you to apply for this position if you are intelligent, professional, friendly and feel confident that you possess the skills and experience we are looking for.

Responsibilities

  • E-filing (all court documents must be e-filed with the e-portal and then served on opposing counsel and then submitted to the court on CMS and/or OLS) in compliance with each Judge's divisional instructions. If you understand what this means and you have experience with this - please apply now.
  • Answering the phones and client relations. You will be responsible for sending all new clients' documents to complete and return, setting up new client files and file organization.
  • Drafting notices of hearing, discovery, pleadings, motions and basic leagl research. Attention to detail and being able to revise/finalize documents for grammatical errors and spelling errors is critical.
  • Trial preparation: means anything and everything from preparing trial notebooks and evidence notebooks, organizing and analyzing documents, and submitting exhibits and proposed orders to the court and opposing parties.
  • Office organization: organizing online files and paper files
  • Marketing skills to post articles and newsletters on social media sites and on the website, drafting/creating marketing letters and articles.
  • Being a Team Player - must be able to work well with others and to work hard.
  • Must be able to transcribe attorney dictations and have knowledge about how to enter billable time.
  • Lastly, MUST LOVE DOGS.

Qualifications

  • Thick skin - must be able to deal with hostile third parties, frustrated judicial assistants, angry opposing attorneys and difficult clients.
  • Must be able to handle stress - we try to cultivate a tranquil environment - however, when there are filing deadlines and/or important hearings/depositions/mediations or trials - the office can be extremely stressful.
  • Knowledge of e-filing in appellate cases and bankruptcy cases is recommended.
  • Must be able to multitask - you will be handling a large caseload, while at the same time, dealing with the attorneys, clients and basic office duties.
  • Must be happy and a team player. please don't bring your drama into the office please.
  • Must have a strong work ethic - trust is a critical component of this position, along with intelligence, dedication, loyalty and common sense.
  • Must be professional, punctual and have a reliable vehicle to run errands to the courthouse and post office, if necessary.

Compensation
$50,000
About The Horton Law Group, P.A.

The Horton Law Group, P.A. is a great place to work. We provide great opportunities for growth for all employees. You will learn a lot from working here. We reward staff for hard work by giving annual raises and bonuses. We treat one another like family. There are 2 pug puppies in the office every day - they serve as "office security".

We pride ourselves on providing stellar and aggresive legal representation to all of our clients. We are good at what we do and it shows. We are looking for a paralegel who wants to do a great job and wants to become part of the Horton Law Group, P.A. family - long term.

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