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Legal Administrator
Rudolph & Associates LLC
315 Fifth Street
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
561.345.7800
lyork@rudolphandassociates.com

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Dina Lotz
561-625-8311
dlotz@labovick.com

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Employment Opportunities

Palm Beach County Association of Legal Administrators Employment Opportunities

Submit postings to employment@pbcala.org

                                                                                   

POSITION TITLE: File Clerk

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Cole, Scott & Kissane, an AV-rated litigation firm, is seeking a full-time, file clerk for its West Palm Beach office.  Qualified candidates must be familiar with legal documents, prior experience is desirable.  The candidate must have excellent attendance and a professional appearance as some relief of reception coverage may be required.  Cole, Scott & Kissane offers excellent benefits including 20 days of PTO, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k), and paid parking.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Qualified candidates should send their resume to: resumes.wpb@csklegal.com.

POSTING DATE: August 17, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Associate Attorney, Mass Torts

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: The West Palm Beach office of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A. has an opening for an Associate Attorney with 1 to 5 years of civil litigation experience to work with a dynamic team of talented attorneys and legal support staff in plaintiffs’ mass tort litigation.

The ideal candidate must be extremely detail oriented, have excellent writing and organizational skills, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced and demanding environment with very limited supervision. Preference given to candidates who are fluent in Spanish, have mass tort experience, and/or are licensed in both New Jersey and Florida.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Cover letter with resume and salary requirements should be submitted to Michelle Kovacs at mkovacs@searcylaw.com.

POSTING DATE: August 17, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Legal Assistant

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Groelle & Salmon, a well-established law firm serving clients statewide, has an immediate opening in its West Palm Beach office for a full time legal assistant that can handle all phases of litigation. Ideal candidates will have 2-5 years of experience with insurance defense experience a plus. Must be a motivated dynamic self-starter capable of flourishing in a fast-paced team environment, able to multi-task, prioritize deadlines, organizational and communication skills. Client service, attention to detail and excellent time management are critical keys to success. Requirements of the position include: heavy scheduling including setting hearings, depositions, mediations; a working knowledge of the Court’s processes, including e-filing and excellent written and verbal communication; ability to communicate via telephone with other attorneys, their offices, judges and court personnel required; strong support abilities to keep attorneys on track for all activities and appointments including court appearances. Must be proficient in Outlook and MS Word. Knowledge of Time Mattes a plus but not required. Excellent working environment and benefits package including health, life, disability, dental and 401K . Salary commensurate with experience.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Email resume and salary requirements to wperez@gspalaw.com with Resume for Legal Assistant in the subject line.

POSTING DATE: August 17, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Department Assistant

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Real Estate Department. This is an excellent entry-level position with upward career opportunities. This assistant would work with attorneys, paralegals and secretaries to maintain timely completion of legal projects. This would require filing, indexing, photocopying and preparation of outgoing mail, filing, or any other projects which may be assigned to you from time to time, including coverage of other secretarial desks. This individual would also be required to handle reception/switchboard coverage on a rotating basis. Applicant must have good typing skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. This is a 40 hour per week position with excellent compensation and paid benefits.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Email résumé and salary requirements Monday through Friday between 8 am and 4 pm to hgriffin@jonesfoster.com with Department Assistant in the subject line.

POSTING DATE: August 10, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Litigation Legal Assistant

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Cole, Scott & Kissane, an AV-rated litigation firm, is seeking a full-time, experienced litigation legal assistant for its West Palm Beach office.  Qualified candidates must be familiar with court procedures and have extensive experience scheduling, drafting legal documents, and filing pleadings in state and federal courts.  The ability to multi-task and stay calm under the pressure of multiple deadlines is essential.  Insurance defense experience preferred.  The candidate must have a professional appearance, excellent attendance, good written and verbal communication skills, good common sense, excellent problem solving skills, must be organized, detail-oriented and work well under pressure. Cole, Scott & Kissane offers excellent benefits including 20 days of PTO, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k), and paid parking.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Qualified candidates should send their resume to: resumes.wpb@csklegal.com.

POSTING DATE: August 3, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Litigation Paralegal

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Cole, Scott & Kissane, an AV-rated litigation firm, is seeking a full-time, experienced litigation paralegal for its West Palm Beach office.  Qualified candidates must be a Florida Registered Paralegal, a Certified Paralegal, or a graduate of a paralegal program.  Insurance defense experience preferred.  The qualified candidate must have extensive experience obtaining and reviewing medicals and have extensive experience in Florida state courts.  The candidate must have a professional appearance, excellent attendance, good written and verbal communication skills, good common sense, excellent problem solving skills, must be organized, detail-oriented and work well under pressure. Cole, Scott & Kissane offers excellent benefits including 20 days of PTO, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k), and paid parking.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Qualified candidates should send their resume to: resumes.wpb@csklegal.com.

POSTING DATE: August 3, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Litigation Associate

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A., a growing, statewide, AV-rated civil litigation firm seeks a Litigation Associate for its West Palm Beach office.  Litigation defense experience and federal court experience are highly desirable.  Candidate must be admitted to practice in the State of Florida.  Strong academic credentials, and excellent research and writing skills required.   Competitive compensation and excellent benefits are offered.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Qualified candidates may send a resume and writing sample to resumes.wpb@csklegal.com

POSTING DATE: August 3, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Legal Secretary

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Palm Beach County Tax Collector’s office is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary for its downtown West Palm Beach office.  The successful candidate is tired of working in cookie-cutter law firms and is ready to break out of the ordinary, boring, hum drum legal secretary experience.  Are you uninspired by routine?  Do you like to laugh and work in a fast paced setting?  If so, come join our team!

Our General Counsel is searching for an individual who respects confidentiality, is motivated, pro-active, creative, hard-working, and routinely thinks outside the box. We are looking for a professional who will be a vital part of our team, who is not afraid to give their opinion, who loves to look at problems with a creative eye, and most of all is not afraid to have fun. Excellent legal and internet research skills are highly desired.

Minimum qualifications include an associate’s degree accompanied by three years prior experience as a legal secretary or legal assistant. All candidates must have extensive experience with Microsoft’s Office Suite and research will be a critical component of this position.

The Tax Collector’s office offers paid time off, generous health benefits, participation in the Florida Retirement System, and an amazing health and nutrition program.  Interested?  To apply, please go to www.pbctax.com, and click on “Careers” no later than August 30, 2017.

CONTACT INFORMATION: www.pbctax.com/Careers

POSTING DATE: August 3, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Paralegal/Investigator & Team Lead

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION:

About Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A.:

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A. (www.SearcyLaw.com) is a nationally recognized trial law firm committed to protecting and defending the rights of people injured through negligence, improper conduct, deceit or abuse of power. The firm has represented clients in courtrooms throughout Florida and across the nation, for over 40 years.

Essential Job Functions:

The West Palm Beach office is seeking a paralegal/investigator and team lead to both support an assigned group of attorneys and lead administrative support staff in day-to-day responsibilities.

Paralegal/Investigator:

  • Interview and screen clients
  • Request, organize and summarize medical records and bills
  • Conduct legal research – medical, scientific, technical, product information
  • Organize medical examinations
  • Liaise with and interview experts and medical personnel
  • Communicate with insurance carrier and opposing counsel
  • Organize and summarize depositions
  • Prepare medical chronologies and medical expense itemizations
  • Review damage information and calculate damages
  • Create and maintain damage summaries
  • Prepare and compile discovery responses
  • Prepare motions and demand letters
  • Prepare settlement proposals and statements
  • Assist in trial preparation, including witness preparation and exhibit lists
  • Schedule expert depositions and pre-deposition meetings
  • Produce records for expert, deposition transcripts and errata sheets
  • Assist in courtroom during trial

Team Lead:

  • Prioritizes and makes work assignments for support staff to ensure that attorneys receive appropriate support and assistance with caseloads
  • Trains and instructs administrative staff on team operating procedures
  • Oversees the preparation of documents and other related materials
  • Approves timesheets and vacation requests for support staff

About You:

Education, Qualifications, and Certifications

  • Florida registered paralegal required.

Experience:

  • Five or more years of experience in plaintiff litigation in Personal Injury cases.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) required.
  • Must be familiar with trial preparation, preparing exhibits and deposition designations, and summarizing medical records
  • Trial Works experience preferred.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Knowledge of correct English usage, spelling, punctuation, and legal terminology.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Knowledge of the techniques of giving information and explaining instructions and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of administrative hearing and court rules and procedures.
  • Ability to follow complex instructions.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and syntax, and of the content, organization, and format of legal documents and correspondence.
  • Ability to compose correspondence and reports.
  • Knowledge of personal computers, hardware, software, and related applications and systems.
  • Ability to maintain composure during stressful situations occurring as a result of workloads and/or deadlines.

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment.

Physical Activities & Requirements:

  • Standing for sustained periods of time.
  • Lift, push or pull up to 25 lbs.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Candidates should send an e-mail to Michelle Kovacs at: mkovacs@searcylaw.com

POSTING DATE: July 27, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Associate Attorney

LOCATION: North Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Busy Civil Litigation firm seeks Associate Attorney with a minimum of 2 – 5 years of trial experience to work in our North Palm Beach office. Attention to detail and adherence to deadlines are required.  Excellent computer skills a necessity.  Insurance Defense experience preferred but not required.  Please submit resume and writing samples.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Sue@wlclaw.com

POSTING DATE: July 27, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Private Client Services Department Legal Secretary

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Candidate must have 5+ years solid secretarial experience in the referenced practice (or related) area. This position requires interaction on a daily basis with attorneys and other members of the support team in this very dynamic department. Individual must be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational, grammar, typing, and calendaring skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office. PerfectLaw experience or other related document management programs would also be helpful. This position requires a team player that possesses a patient and helpful demeanor.  Excellent compensation and paid benefits.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Email resume and salary requirements to hgriffin@jonesfoster.com with PCS Secretarial Position in the subject line.

POSTING DATE: July 25, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Administrative Clerk / Runner

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Full-time 8:45 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.  Established West Palm Beach law firm is looking for an administrative clerk/runner.  Salary based on experience.  Good company benefits.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Email resume to the attention of Becky Cook, Administrator at BCook@adamscoogler.com.

POSTING DATE: July 24, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Legal Administrative Assistant

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Downtown West Palm Beach law firm has an opening for a Legal Administrative Assistant.  Must have a minimum of 5 years’ civil litigation experience, preferably personal injury, family law and commercial litigation.

Candidate must be highly self-motivated, have a can-do attitude, a disciplined and energetic self-starter who is willing to take on projects and have the ability to work under pressure, prioritize projects, work in a team environment, and work with a balanced combination of accuracy and a sense of urgency. Must have the ability to follow-up on items and be detail oriented.

Ideal candidate should have excellent organizational, grammar, typing, computer and phone skills, and be very proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Practical knowledge of e-Portal, PACER and CME/CF e-filing required. Candidate will have experience in preparing documents for attorney review, monitor calendars, meet court deadlines, and communicate with clients, attorneys and staff.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Open client files, typing pleadings and documents, calendar court deadlines, photocopying, scanning incoming mail, schedule meetings, answer overflow phones, make travel arrangements, update file contacts, assist with firm events, enter attorney time in accounting software.

Salary based on experience. Excellent working environment and benefits in a non-smoking office.  After a 90-day probationary period, the firm offers a generous benefits package, including company paid health insurance, 401(k)/Profit-Sharing Plan, vacation/PTO and discretionary bonuses.

Reliable transportation and valid drivers’ license required.

Hours: M-F 9:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Some overtime is required.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to be considered for an interview to employmentPBG@gmail.com.

POSTING DATE: July 24, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant

LOCATION: Palm Beach Gardens

JOB DESCRIPTION: Domnick Cunningham & Whalen is seeking a full-time, experienced litigation paralegal, who is willing and able to handle all aspects of a file from intake to verdict/settlement.  Qualified candidates must be either a Florida Registered Paralegal, a Certified Paralegal, or a graduate of a paralegal program with a minimum of 7 years in Florida Plaintiff Personal Injury work.  The candidate must have a professional appearance, excellent attendance, extraordinary written and verbal communication skills, and common sense.  Candidate must be able to maintain electronic files in an organized fashion.  Candidate must be able to follow firm protocols and procedures.  Candidate must demonstrate an ability to handle clients in a compassionate manner with a professional attitude.  The ability to multi-task and stay calm under the pressure of multiple deadlines is essential. Candidate must be able to pleasantly handle numerous revisions.

Experience in a high pressure law firm and paperless environments a plus. Trialworks experience is a plus.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Please forward your resume and cover letter by email in PDF format ONLY to Diana Rennie at dcr@dcwlaw.com

POSTING DATE: July 24, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Client Intake Specialist

LOCATION: Palm Beach Gardens

JOB DESCRIPTION: Cohen Milstein’s Palm Beach Gardens office is seeking an intake specialist.  Applicant must be able to able to multi-task, work well with others and well as independently perform tasks including collecting pertinent information from potential clients.  Individual must be highly organized and have strong computer and communication skills. Ideal Candidate will be proficient in all Microsoft Products and Trialworks. Cohen Milstein is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse workplace.  We encourage women, minority and other diverse candidates to apply.

CONTACT INFORMATION: To apply, please go to our website at www.cohenmilstein.com, click on the “Careers” tab and find the position listing or submit to careers@cohenmilstein.com.  Please send a cover letter and resume to the email listed and indicate “ Client Intake Specialist ” in the subject line.  No agencies and no phone calls please.

POSTING DATE: July 24, 2017

                                                                                                        

POSITION TITLE: Paralegal / Legal Assistant

LOCATION: West Palm Beach

JOB DESCRIPTION: Small boutique real estate law firm looking for Paralegal or legal assistant with 5+ years experience in Real Estate, Corporate Matters, Estates(probate) and/or Litigation. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office programs. Must be able to work independently, multi-task, is motivated, tech-savy, and a quick-study. Familiar with Worlddox, Amicus, and/or PC Law, is a major bonus.

Salary based on experience and abilities.

Job Type: Full-time

CONTACT INFORMATION: Please submit Resume with a cover letter, salary requirements or range to Ahooshivar@prestigelandlaw.com. At interview four (4) references will be required, and background check will be performed. All references will be contacted. Submissions without both items (cover letter, and salary range) will not be considered.

POSTING DATE: July 13, 2017