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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Company: Tucker Law
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Law Firm Summary Tucker Law was founded in 2013 and is often recognized as a top patent, trademark, and personal injury law firm in Florida. We have a team dedicated to helping our clients pursue their personal injury claims, including car accidents and slip and falls. In addition to car accidents and slip and falls, Tucker Law helps clients for all sorts of other injuries as a result of other person's negligence. The firm continues to grow in all areas and are in particular need of personal injury staffing. Job Summary The Litigation Paralegal/Assistant responsible for personal litigation, including calendaring, setting hearings, drafting certain documents, filing documents, drafting discovery, and coordinating with clients, opposing counsel, and courts. As a point of contact, it is important that you be comfortable talking on the phone with the public.Additionally, your role will include dealing with insurance companies and initial paperwork, as well as requesting medical records for clients. Main Responsibilities and Duties Assist litigaion files; Manage Court Docket, including calendaring and setting hearings. Communicating with clients, opposing counsel, insurance adjusters, and the court; and Preparing and filing documents on court files. Secondary Responsibilities and Duties May Include (depending on need) Process new signed clients and open claims; Prepare demand letters; Help coordinate repair of vehicle damage; Assist with rental car coverage; Help with various office issues and be a team player; and Obtaining medical records, police reports, and video footage. Qualifications and Skills Be able to handle busy practice; Boisterous and emphatic phone skills; Strong communication with attorney and team; Ability to work independently; Above average computer skills; and Bilingual a plus (but not required) Benefits Paid Time Off plus 7 paid holidays per yearApplicants will be required to deal with personal injury litigaion and pre-litigation. Applicant's must also draft letters and legal documents, request/review medical records, have client contact, calendar appointments, and follow detailed instructions on a case by case basis. Candidate must be reliable, efficient, attentive to deadlines and proper calendaring, detail oriented, and a team player. Candidate must have strong computer skills, particularly including Windows and Adobe Acrobat.Knowledge of Clio and Docusign is also a plus but not required.Job Type: Full-timePay: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per yearSchedule: Monday to FridayEducation: Bachelor's (Required)Experience: law firm: 4 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Tucker Law, Fort Lauderdale , Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Legal , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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