Legal Secretary - posted 4/11/18

Legal Secretary - posted 4/11/18

Company Name: 
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Fort Myers
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 Fort Myers Office. This is a full time position, competitive salary and benefits package offered. JOB SUMMARY: The individual in this role will assist attorneys in defending civil litigation matters in the areas of construction, medical malpractice and general liability defense. This is a hands-on position that involves working collaboratively with clients and employees of the firm. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including responses, reports, filings, pleadings, answers, motions, interrogatories, contracts, opinions, position papers, letters, etc., and other documents as necessary. • Prepares and handles tracking and disposition of subpoenas or other request for information. • 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: 
• 3+ years of prior legal secretary experience supporting litigators in defense litigation preferably in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment. • Florida 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. 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: 
Send resume to: resumes@qpwblaw.com
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
May 31 2018
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