Legal Assistant
Law Offices of Marc L. Shapiro, P.A.
Naples, FL US
Posted ago
Law Offices of Marc L. Shapiro, P.A.
Do you love digging into research and helping people? We’re hiring a paralegal to assist our legal team in preparing legal documents, filing motions, coordinating law office activity, and conducting legal research. Applicants should be experienced, highly-organized professionals with great attention to detail. If this sounds like a job you’ll love, apply below.
Responsibilities
  • Help lawyers prepare for trial by preparing and organizing exhibits, assisting with client meetings, filing motions, conducting research on legal articles, and organizing and coordinating witnesses
  • Gather information about legal issues from the client in interviews
  • Organize our case filing systems to ensure all documents are properly sorted and easy to locate, and other administrative duties as needed
  • Draft subpoenas and coordinate with process servers
  • Assist lawyers in preparing legal documentation, pleadings, and correspondence including correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits

  • Draft legal documents, pleadings such as subpoenas, motions, notices, petitions, orders, briefs and other documents under the guidance of a lawyer
  • Interview clients to obtain facts and assist a lawyer with client meetings
  • Perform administrative tasks such as answering phones, drafting correspondence and maintaining an organized filing system on all matters
  • Conduct research on legal issues at the guidance of a lawyer
  • Coordinate service of process, court filings and interact with various court clerks and judges
  • Document time spent on billable matters

Qualifications
  • Talented communicator and writer
  • ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Completion of a nationally-accredited paralegal program strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills, and time-management skills
  • 3 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting

  • Completion of an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate's degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies is strongly preferred
  • Employment as a paralegal for more than five years with a real estate law firm
  • Must have strong writing skills, excellent grammar, and proficient ability to write in English
  • Must be organized and have meticulous attention to detail

Rate of pay commensurate with experience and education

About Law Offices of Marc L. Shapiro, P.A.

We are a personal injury law firm with a growing real estate practice. Our culture is built on collaboration, trust, and respect. Our mission is to achieve the best possible results for our clients with genuine care and compassion.  

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