Legal Secretary - posted 4/2/18

Legal Secretary - posted 4/2/18

Company Name: 
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Tampa
FL
Salary Range: 
TBD
Job Summary: 
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., a multi-office national firm has an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary for our Tampa, FL Office. This is a full time position, competitive salary and benefits package offered. JOB SUMMARY: The individual in this role will assist attorneys with workers compensation defense matters. This is a hands-on position that involves working collaboratively with clients and employees of the firm. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Under attorney direction prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including responses, filings, pleadings, answers, motions, interrogatories, etc., and other documents as necessary. • Ensures organization of files including maintenance and management. • Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case. • Maintains calendar for trial and discovery deadlines. Obtains trial settings, coordinates and assist in preparation. • Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
REQUIREMENTS: • 3+ years of prior legal secretary experience supporting litigators in civil defense in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment. • Strong knowledge in area of specialization (workers comp) preferred. • FL State and Federal Court filing including E-Filing experience required. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook required. • Requires critical thinking skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. • High School Diploma or its equivalent required. For immediate consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their resume ASAP to resumes@qpwblaw.com. Compensation commensurate with experience. QPWB is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking enthusiastic candidates eager to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
Application Process: 
Email resume to: resumes@qpwblaw.com
Selection Criteria: 
Additional Information: