#1638 Insurance Defense Legal Assistant (Gainesville)

Mid-sized, well-established regional insurance defense law firm is immediately seeking an energetic Legal Assistant with at least 3 to 5 years of experience in the full insurance defense litigation cycle.

Duties include:

  • Provide legal support in a busy insurance defense firm, transcription of legal documents, i.e., Complaints, deposition/medical records summaries with precise terminology and speed
  • Coordinate and confirm meetings, hearings, mediation and deposition schedules
  • Field incoming inquiries regarding Court related details
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Communicate legal details to clients in a clear and precise manner
  • Maintain an updated and accurate calendar
  • Perform clerical duties in a timely manner to include faxes, copies, incoming/outgoing mail
  • Research, retrieve and update information in client case files, computer directories and discs
  • Respond to clients in a professional manner at all times to best represent the firm and expand business
  • Provide clerical assistance and instruction to co-workers, as needed
  • Open new matters, maintain professional office environment and promote a positive image for the firm

Familiarity with Florida Rules of Civil Procedure as well as Federal and Local Rules of the Middle District of Florida is a MUST as well as the ability to work well in a teamwork driven environment managing fluctuating priorities and deadlines.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Outlook/Excel), Orion, State and Federal e-Filing and have a fast and accurate typing speed.

Firm offers a salary in the low to mid $40s and a generous benefits plan including annual contribution towards medical cover through Blue Cross Blue Shield, vision, dental, AFLAC, paid Parking, 401(k) after one year with an annual contribution by firm of 3% of salary, long term disability, paid holidays and PTO.

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