Litigation Legal Assistant

FL - North Palm Beach
Pay Rate: $50,000 - $60,000 per hour

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Job Overview: The legal assistant provides administrative and clerical support to attorneys and legal professionals, contributing to the efficient operation of the legal office.


  1. Document Preparation:

    • Draft and proofread legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings.
    • Prepare and format legal briefs, contracts, and other legal paperwork.
  2. Research:

    • Conduct legal research using online databases and other resources.
    • Summarize legal documents, statutes, and case law.
  3. Client Communication:

    • Communicate with clients to schedule appointments and gather necessary information.
    • Maintain regular contact with clients to provide updates on case status.
  4. Case Management:

    • Organize and maintain legal files and documents.
    • Assist in managing and updating case databases.
  5. Court Filings:

    • Prepare and file legal documents with the court.
    • Monitor deadlines for filing and serving legal documents.
  6. Calendar Management:

    • Schedule meetings, court appearances, and other appointments for attorneys.
    • Ensure deadlines are met for court filings and other legal obligations.
  7. Administrative Support:

    • Answer phones, take messages, and handle general inquiries.
    • Manage attorney calendars, appointments, and travel arrangements.
  8. Billing and Timekeeping:

    • Assist in preparing client invoices and tracking billable hours.
    • Maintain accurate records of time spent on various tasks.
  9. Collaboration:

    • Work closely with attorneys and other legal staff to ensure smooth workflow.
    • Collaborate with other legal assistants and support staff as needed.


  • Associate degree or certification in paralegal studies is preferred.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in legal research and document preparation.
  • Familiarity with legal databases and software.

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