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Trial Paralegal

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Posted: 10/25/2023 Specialization: Legal Job Number: 3210 Salary / Pay Rate: $60,000.00

Job Description

Paralegal –Trial –Boca Raton, FL

About our Client: Dynamic and rapidly growing law firm, handling auto accidents, premise liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death cases, nursing home abuse, and home and business property damage throughout the State of Florida.

Position Summary:

Trail Paralegals work directly with the attorneys to assist them with ongoing cases and prepare them for trial if needed. In addition, they conduct fact-finding projects and are responsible for maintaining all case files.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Maintain attorney’s calendar
  • Schedule depositions, pre-depositions, meetings, meditations, hearings
  • Document management using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe and SmartAdvocate
  • E-file legal documents in Florida’s E-Portal System
  • Assist attorneys in preparing for depositions, hearings, trials, and conferences
  • Draft legal court documents, such as pleadings, motions, affidavits, discovery demands/responses, and subpoenas
  • Send out correspondence to parties/non-parties via email, regular mail, or certified mail
  • Communicate with clients
  • Set up Court Call or Zoom for hearings
  • Prepare Trial Notebooks and Exhibit Lists
  • Retain Experts for Trial
  • Attend 60 days before Trial meetings and Final Trial meetings
  • Complete trial logistic tasks
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • Full-time, 8: 00 am –5: 00 pm, M-F
  • 2+ years of paralegal experience
  • Experience with the discovery process
  • Experience e-filing in both state and federal courts a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate with clients and co-workers effectively and efficiently
  • Possess excellent organization skills and be able to multitask and prioritize workload
  • Prepare Trial Notebooks and Exhibit Lists
  • Have an ability to be cross-trained
  • Experience with reviewing medical records/ bills and coordinating appearances at trial preferred but not required

Firm Benefits

The Firm offers a competitive benefits package for full-time employees and their families. Here is a summary of benefits (the list is not all-inclusive):
  • Competitive Wage $40, 000 - $60, 000 DOE
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday, Bereavement, and Sick Time
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Group Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
  • Employer-Covered Supplemental Benefits
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Annual Performance Reviews

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