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Senior Legal Assistant - Paralegal

Company: Rossen Law Firm
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are

We are a growing and highly rated criminal defense law firm in Fort Lauderdale that provide meaningful, compassionate, life-changing services to each of our clients. We love helping good people when something bad happens. Our legal team understands what clients are going through and we are committed to producing outstanding results.

You will be part of a thriving dream team comprised of dedicated, sharp, funny, and talented individuals and will be deeply involved in our commitment to providing our clients with the respect, understanding, and compassion that they deserve.

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Legal Assistant/Paralegal with a passion for criminal law to join a team devoted to providing the best legal service possible to our South Florida community. We need someone with the experience and maturity to work closely with the Leadership Team on strategy, policy, problem-solving, and decision-making. If you have worked as a Senior Legal Assistant we want to hear from you! The Senior Legal Assistant's primary responsibility is to value and honor our clients, work hard like it's your oxygen, take pride, and have fun while doing it. Know your WHY you became a legal assistant and have it engrained into your soul to ensure you can deliver the best possible outcome to our Rossen Law Firm clients so they can achieve their best future yet. We are building a firm where systems run the business, and people run the systems.

Who Should Apply?

What does it take to be our next Client Success Coordinator?--One part Teddy Bear, one part Pitbull, one part Owl.

Teddy Bear

Do you love helping and serving others?--Will your kindness light up clients' day when they visit our office?--Is your smile and helpfulness heard across the phone line?--Do you know what it means to--build relationships?--Not just with clients and our team members, but with every person who interacts with our firm.


Do you love working in a fast-paced environment where you'll never be "watching the clock?"--Do you crave extra job duties in order to demonstrate your talent and ability?--Are you unafraid to grab the bull by the horns and get things done? Are you the type of person who cannot stand it when things are out of place?


Do you have a genuine interest in the law? Can you work on tasks simultaneously and have impeccable attention to detail? Are you--self-reliant, yet unafraid to ask questions?--

We Take Care of Our People

--- Completive salary to be negotiated commensurate with experience
--- 75% of health coverage "Gold Plan"
--- Multiple retirement plans with 7.5% employer contribution
--- A generous number of vacation days each year
--- Work with the best criminal defense lawyers in South Florida

Who Should Apply
If you are passionate about helping the underdogs, RLF is the workplace for you. If you are ambitious and driven, RLF is the workplace for you. If you thrive on challenges and constantly set goals for yourself, RLF is the workplace for you. If you love working in a fast-paced environment, RLF is the workplace for you. If you are not comfortable with settling and are always looking for an opportunity to do better and achieve greatness, RLF is the workplace for you. If you are highly organized, RLF is the workplace for you. If you are not paralyzed by laziness and fear, RLF is the workplace for you. If you are relentless, RLF is the workplace for you.
What You Will Be Doing
--- Work closely with the Leadership Team and attorneys in all matters related to case management
--- Job knowledge in assigned cases, identifies and understands, legal issues
--- Exercising sound judgment in performing duties and solving problems effectively
--- Demonstrates technical proficiency to perform job responsibilities
--- Shows accuracy in drafting, including clarity and completeness
--- Help meet deadlines and contribute time if necessary to meet deadlines
--- Manage the calendars of your attorneys and be able to communicate proactively with in-house and overseas staff.

What You Will Bring to The Table
--- 3-5 years of related experience
--- A passion for criminal defense and helping others
--- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
--- Superior work ethic and pride in your work product
--- Wolf pack mentality, not a loner personality
--- When you see a problem, look for a way to solve it and proactively communicate with the leadership team
--- A self-starter who is reliable, resourceful and detail-oriented
--- Ability to handle highly sensitive situations in a professional, confidential, and courteous manner
--- Compassionate, patient, and empathetic personality
--- An ability to thrive under systems and processes. You must be adaptable to learn our way of doing things.

What Will Set You Apart
--- Leadership: Have the desire to take initiative and actively contribute to the team and firm
--- Time Management Skills: Know how to prioritize your work while being able to anticipate issues that will arise
--- Client Service: Have the mindset to provide impeccable customer service
--- Fluency in Spanish is a bonus but not required
--- A long-term vision to be a part of our team

About Company:
With offices in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and Sunrise, Rossen Law Firm is a high-end criminal/DUI defense firm. With a team of litigating attorneys, Rossen's 750+ 5-star Google Reviews tell the stories of a criminal defense law firm that truly puts its clients first. Our firm operates on the EOS model and espouses its Core Values: Open & Honest, Team First, Take Action, Work with Pride, & Get to Yes. Come join us and discover what it means to work in a better workplace towards a mission that matters.

Rossen Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Rossen Law Firm, Fort Lauderdale , Senior Legal Assistant - Paralegal, Legal , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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