Thrivas Commercial Litigation Paralegal in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Commercial Litigation Paralegal
Fort Lauderdale, FL (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Fort+Lauderdale%2C+FL&zoom=14&size=512x512&maptype=roadmap&sensor=false)
Posted 12 months ago
Thrivas Staffing Agency
Established law firm with 8 litigation attorneys is currently hiring an experienced Commercial Litigation Paralegal. The position is full time and permanent. The opportunity is being offered as a Direct Hire placement. The law firm will be providing full benefits after a 60 day probationary period. Starting pay is $65,000 – $70,000 depending on experience.
The ideal applicant will be a Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP) and have approximately 10 years of commercial litigation experience. Individuals will need to have recent experience in this area of law and be able to provide exceptional references from all previous managing attorneys.
The Litigation Paralegal is responsible for supporting 2 busy attorneys in a variety of commercial business matters. This includes drafting and reviewing contracts, complaints, pleadings, motions, etc. You will perform extensive research, documenting relevant legal findings on similar cases, prepare licensing applications, etc. This position covers a broad range of cases from business transactions, disputes, corporate compliance, labor and employment, compliance, some land lord tenant, etc.
Each paralegal is supported by a legal assistant that assists with dictation, scheduling hearings mediations, depos as well as administrative support. The law firm has clerical staff so paralegals and attorneys may focus on cases.
Commercial Business experience
No less than 5+ of recent experience
Able to E-File
Federal and state filing experience
Type no less than 40 wpm
Polished professional who is able to build rapport with clients
Clear criminal background
Florida experience required
Degree in Legal Studies or Certified Paralegal is strongly preferred
Exceptional references from past managing attorney
Stable job tenure