Company: Law Office of Tony Lawhon
Location: Bonita Springs
Posted on: February 3, 2020
Job description Small, busy commercial litigation firm in Naples in
need of full-time litigation paralegal. 3 years minimum experience
with Florida Civil Litigation and strong writing skills required.
Competitive salary and benefits. Job Purpose Saves attorney's time
by researching, obtaining, compiling, and preparing information.
Duties Researches law sources by identifying applicable statutes,
judicial decisions, and codes; initiating patent and trademark
searches. Compiles evidence and supporting information by searching
records, discovery documents, transcripts, libraries, and
databases; interviewing clients, third parties, and expert
witnesses. Prepares legal documents for attorney's approval and use
by identifying forms and formats; producing text; proofreading;
maintaining document control system. Begins legal actions by
arranging for notice and subpoena service. Oversees cases by
managing files and documents; coordinating with support services
and clients, opposing law firms, and courts; managing court docket
calendar; expediting paper flow; maintaining schedules and
deadlines; generating status reports, logs, and indexes; processing
settlement papers and payments. Prepares for trial by preparing
trial notebooks, exhibits, and witness files; obtaining jury list
and background information; preparing questions for jury selection.
Prepares witnesses by detailing background information;
interviewing witnesses; preparing interview summaries and
statements. Composes legal abstracts by summarizing deposition,
arbitration, hearing, trial, and other transcripts. Drafts appeals
by researching legal basis for appeal. Maintains database by
organizing document control; designing retrieval systems;
summarizing, coding, and storing documents; updating system.
Completes real and personal property transactions by inventorying
and appraising assets; arranging sales; establishing payment
mechanisms. Maintains law library by receiving and updating law
service reporting systems. Maintains technical knowledge by
attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as
needed. Skills/Qualifications Legal Compliance, Research Skills,
Analyzing Information , Dealing with Complexity, Administrative
Writing Skills, Reporting Skills, Telephone Skills, Multi-tasking,
Organization, Legal Administration Skills, Client Relationships
Keywords: Law Office of Tony Lawhon, Bonita Springs , Paralegal, Other , Bonita Springs, Florida
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