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Litigation Legal Assistant

Company: Meldon Law
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: MELDON LAW has an opportunity available for a qualified Personal Injury Litigation Legal Assistant to be a part of litigation team. The ideal candidate has the ability to work independently with the ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks within a fast-paced work environment. The legal assistant is detail oriented, efficient and has the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Follow up is crucial! The person in this position must have the ability and desire to work collaboratively with our internal team, as well as outside parties including clients, insurance companies and medical providers. At Meldon Law, we strive to provide top notch service to all of our clients, and the legal assistant is a key player in achieving that goal. ** IMPORTANT: TO APPLY ** You will be evaluated and vetted based on your ability to follow instructions Do not apply through the contact information on the website or through this ad To Apply: Please call 352-681-4594 for step-by-step instructionsRESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Ability to coordinate appointments, schedule hearings, and depositions, including limited preparation of supporting pleadings
  • Assist with the drafting of legal forms/documents
  • E-filing on the Florida E-Portal
  • General assisting of office needs to accomplish tasks in a timely manner
  • Record and store client information
  • Update clients' electronic filesKNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
    • Previous experience as a Legal Assistant in the area of personal injury litigation preferred
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of legal practices, terminology, docketing, e-filing and format for legal document
    • Familiarity with MS Office, Outlook and Word (Case Management system is Filevine, experience not required, but a plus
    • Proficiency with computers, telephone lines, and other related office equipment
      • Professional attitude and appearance
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
        • Excellent planning and reporting skills
        • Excellent organizational skills
        • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
        • Stellar customer service skills
        • Extreme Follow up skills
          • Ability to keep client information confidentialBEHAVIORS REQUIRED:
            • Sense of urgency
            • Ability to make judgment calls
              • Expected to be highly accurate
              • Ability to learn and adapt quickly
              • A positive outlook and vision
              • Must stand by the service we deliver
              • A lifelong learner who enjoys improving knowledge
                • Strong professionalism both in appearance and presentation
                • Ability to work independently
                • Must live by Meldon Law's core values: Compassion, Accountability, Reliability, Excellence and Success DrivenWHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?Check us out here: www.meldonlaw.comWhat Makes Us Different
                  • We put in the time and effort necessary to get the best result we can and make sure it truly meets our clients needs
                  • Our experienced trial lawyers use the latest state of the art technology in discovery and trial to build a compelling case
                  • We utilize the best experts available to prove the facts of each case, no matter how complicated, technical or complex
                    • We limit the number of cases we take so we can focus on each one and give each case the time and attention it deserves
                    • We take the time to sit down with you and talk to our clients in plain English. We save the fancy Legalese for the judges
                    • We are part of the same community as you. We shop where you shop, eat where you eat, and know what you are going throughWHAT'S IT LIKE WORKING AT MELDON LAW?
                      • You will become part of an incredibly crafted and unified company culture with an attentive CEO and teammates who are truly dedicated to success
                      • You will work with people from all departments who are happy to help and teach as you work towards growth
                      • You will experience working for a company that is truly leading the industry and constantly innovating. Complacency is not part of our vocabulary
                      • You will be in an environment that is always ready to tackle a new initiative and put creative ideas into action
                      • You will grow personally and professionally. Every measure is taken to ensure our team members thrive
                      • If you're looking for a job that's boring and easy, you won't find that here. We put 110% into everything we do. Greatness is achieved through hard work, discipline, and sacrifice, and we're determined to be great. Late nights and weekends happen — that's what coffee is for (or caffeinated Crystal Light). We're not crazy; we just believe in what we doA FEW BENEFITS YOU'RE SURE TO ENJOY:
                        • Competitive compensation
                        • Health, dental and vision insurance options
                        • 401K
                        • Excellent vacation and sick time policy
                        • Collaborative team environment
                        • Multiple bonus opportunities monthlyThis is a full time position with a work week of Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm at our Gainesville, Florida location. ** IMPORTANT: TO APPLY ** You will be evaluated and vetted based on your ability to follow instructions Do not apply through the contact information on the website or through this ad To Apply: Please call 352-681-4594 for step-by-step instructionsApply today to learn more about this opportunity at Meldon Law - The ONLY Official Law Firm Partner of the Florida Gators!

Keywords: Meldon Law, Gainesville , Litigation Legal Assistant, Legal , Gainesville, Florida

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