Paralegal

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Posted: 11/05/2018 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 11549355
Hours and Schedule:
  • Starting out as a Contract position, 5 days per week, from 8: 3-5: 30
  • Monday-Friday

Professional Qualities:
  • Great attitude
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Very punctual, always arrive on time
  • Pleasant and diligent

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Index, organize & analyze legal and other documents;
  • Under the supervision of an attorney, draft responses to contested pleadings/documents, including proposed orders;
  • Prepare service packages for attorney’ s review to initiate service of process;
  • Initiate and prepare for foreclosures sales – drafting documents, sending documents for publications, sending proofs to court, sending bidding packages to sale attendee;
  • Work with attorney to order and review title updates in preparation for new actions and sale;
  • Draft correspondence with Judge’ s office, opposing counsel’ s office, process server, title vendor and current clients;
  • Run Pacer and SCRA searches;
  • Understand litigation and civil procedure deadlines in compliance with applicable rules;
  • Issue subpoenas;
  • Coordinate and participate in document production;
  • Assist with witness and trial preparation;
  • Prepare deposition summaries;
  • Communicate with clients, court personnel, experts, attorneys and others by telephone obtaining and giving information as directed by the attorney; and
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies is required (Bachelor' s degree is preferred)
  • Excellent communication and organization abilities
  • Strong research and report-generating skills
  • Industry recognized certification from organizations such as NALA or AACP
  • Experience in using legal database software
  • 3-5 Years' Experience
 

Tania Marler

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