Legal Administrative Assistant - Tampa, FL
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This position provides administrative support for Staff Counsel Attorneys in an office under general attorney supervision. The role enters and manages data, including pleadings, motions and trial, arbitration and mediation letters; manages calendars and files related to events and details in the case management systems. Confirms related events & activities & monitors and routes internal/external client inquiries, mail, faxes, etc.
Handle calls and inquiries in an accurate and timely manner
Handles confidential information
Ability to train others on immediate work group functions
Makes basic decisions within established procedures under supervision
Enters and manages data, including pleadings, motions and trial, arbitration and mediation letters
Manages calendars and files related to events and details in the case management systems
Monitors and maintains compliance with Team Connect (Litigation Management System)
High School Diploma/GED required
1-3+ years of experience in a litigation setting or prior insurance defense experience preferred
Good communications skills including the ability to maintain a courteous and professional demeanor with clients, customers and with fellow employees
Intermediate knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, Internet, and other web-based applications
Ability to prioritize work and organize own time
Ability to complete professional, error free documents utilizing good grammar, spelling and format skills, including accurate preparation of legal pleadings, agreement letters, memoranda reports, outlines, schedules and client communications
Knowledge of immediate work group functions and processes
Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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