Plaintiff Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Tampa, FL

Job status
Full time
Paid personal time, Paid holidays, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance
$17.00 – $24.00 Hourly
Job description
The Pawlowski // Mastrilli Law Group has an immediate opening for a Litigation Paralegal / Legal Secretary with Plaintiff Firm experience for our Ybor City office.

Join our legal support team and enjoy full benefits, competitive compensation, paid time off, a dynamic and fast paced work environment , and a great office location in Ybor City.

Compensation will be based on your experience level, efficiency, knowledge and demonstrated competency. Generally the range is $17 - $24 / hour.

In this position, you will be supporting various attorneys and case managers with litigation cases. The law office is fast moving and dynamic.

A high level of independent self regulation and accountability is required to succeed and thrive in this role. The typical work day is Monday - Friday 8am-5pm with a scheduled hour lunch. There may be occasional need for additional hours due to case load.
Experience requirements
Minimum 2 years work as a paralegal or legal secretary in a Plaintiff firm.
Experience with preparing cases for littigation.
You will be responsible for:

Organizing and maintaining files (paper and digital)
Drafting legal documents
Calling on and scheduling legal witnesses
Scheduling Mediations and Depositions
Scheduling with other professional offices
Maintaining updates to the respective staff and attorney calendars and case management system
Minimum 2 years Paralegal / Legal Secretary experience required
Minimum 1 year Plaintiff / Personal Injury firm experience preferred
Bilingual is a PLUS, but not necessary
Experience and ability to handle phone calls in a professional manner, even when callers may not maintain a professional tone
Must have sufficient computer skills, imputing data is a big role in this position
Must be proficient in typing with a minimum 50 WPM
Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task with accuracy
Must pay high attention to detail
Must be reliable and an excellent communicator
Ability to clearly disseminate information in a concise manner between attorney, doctor offices, clients, and staff
Sharp thinker and good problem solving skills
Work hours
Monday - Friday 8am-5pm with scheduled lunch 12p-1p

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

COVID-19 considerations:
The Pawlowski // Mastrilli Law Group is practicing social distancing & CDC guidelines so to best protect our staff and clients. Please wear a face mask to your in-person interview.
About the firm:

The Pawlowski // Mastrilli Law Group has been defending the accused, fighting for the injured, and holding insurance companies accountable for over 28 years. The firm provides legal services in all areas of plaintiff representation from Auto Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability and Criminal. Primary office, Ybor City.
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