5 yrs required
Coral Gables, FL, United States
Feb 27, 2021
Litigation Legal Secretary The candidate should have 5 years' litigation experience in complex cases. Must be detailed oriented, organized and proficient in docketing, electronic court filing and digital document management. Responsibilities: Keeping cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitor calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; maintain digital database and case management software; confirm case status with attorney. Helping develop cases by maintaining contact with internal/external contacts involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports. Support case preparation by drafting pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team review. Ability to assist attorney with organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed. Keeps clients informed by assisting attorney in maintaining contact, and communicating case progress. Previous experience in Construction Litigation preferred. Must be able to pay high attention to details, perform well under strict deadlines and communicate effectively with members of the team to accomplish tasks on time and accurately. Must have strong computer skills with the ability to learn new software, if needed. Knowledge of Perfect Law a plus.