Legal Secretary – Fort Lauderdale

Description

The Fort Lauderdale Office of Wicker Smith has an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary that focuses on a very heavy desk. Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience performing advanced legal secretarial duties. Position requires working in a team driven environment. Ideal candidate must have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment is required. Candidate must have experience using a case management program. The right candidate must be able to work independently. Must type at least 45 wpm and be proficient in Microsoft Office. Please submit your resume and cover letter to PDessi@WickerSmith.com for consideration. EOE

Available in:

  • Fort Lauderdale
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Key Responsibilities

  • All scheduling and calendaring of hearings, depositions, conferences, mediations, CMEs, etc.
  • Drafting of those related pleadings and communication to appropriate party.
  • Preparing attorneys for events.
  • Distribution of incoming pleadings / faxes.
  • Handling of invoices.
  • Electronic court filing
  • Calendaring, Scheduling Depositions, Mediations & Hearings.
  • Professional interaction with clients, attorneys and the courts.
  • Candidate must also be a motivated team player with solid organizational skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Supporting your attorneys and those on the team.

Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years legal experience
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Experience with ProLaw Case Management Software a plus.
  • Ideal candidate must have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment is require
  • Able to work independently, manage time and prioritize.
  • Must type at least 45 wpm
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

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