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Senior Legal Assistant

Company: The Hartford
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.We are seeking an experienced REMOTE Senior Legal Assistant to provide full litigation support to two Tort Attorneys. The ideal candidate will join a high-volume, paperless environment that is both dynamic and rewarding. The selected Senior Legal Assistant shall provide support to 2 Tort Attorneys who handle first and third-party auto and general liability cases. In addition, this individual will also assist with general office support. Additional key responsibilities are:

  • Utilizes appropriate software to timely prepare, e-file, order medical records and create correspondence, reports, briefs, motions, pleadings, discovery and deposition notice summaries
  • Creates/edits court documents consistent with Florid state court requirements
  • Keeps attorney calendar current based on court notifications and depositions
  • Schedules depositions, hearing and mediations with needed parties
  • Assist attorneys as needed in preparation for trial or discovery
  • Provides extensive scheduling and calendar activity, including depositions, deposition and mediations
  • Reviews electronic mail and document production a daily basis
  • Prepares correspondence, invoices and electronic legal files
  • Demonstrate professional diplomacy during each interaction with clients, opposing counsel, home office staff, Attorneys, teammates, claim partners and court employees
  • Manage and manipulate electronic documents such as TIF, PDF and JPG formats
  • Assist in overall support of the office as needed which could include: scanning case matching, mail handling, photocopying, limited filing, CD duplication, PDF compilation and file conversionQUALIFICATIONS:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an assistant in a law office or corporate law department
    • Knowledge of Florida law and courts is required
    • Insurance defense background and personal injury experience is strongly preferred
    • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills.
    • Trial support experience is a plus.
    • Experience working in a paperless environment preferred.
    • Successful candidates will have experience in a high-volume litigation environment that includes but is not limited to preparing pleadings and discovery, scheduling depositions, scheduling IMEs, ordering medical records, maintaining Outlook calendars, data maintenance, and client/claims/home office contact.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.For full-time, occasional, part-time or remote positions: (1) high speed broadband internet service is required, we do not recommend or support DSL, wireless, Wifi, Hotspots, Fiber without a modem and Satellite; (2) Internet provider supplied modem/router/gateway is hardwired to the Hartford issued computer with an ethernet cable; and (3) minimum upload/download speeds of 5Mbps/30Mbps will be required. To confirm whether your Internet system has sufficient speeds, please visit from your personal computer.CompensationThe listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:$51,360 - $77,040BenefitsOur company s success is due to our employees dedication and passion for their work. They are our greatest asset. That s why we are committed to offering employees and their families a comprehensive benefits package and award-winning well-being programs. By helping our employees achieve their full potential, we unlock our own. Visit for details.Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/AgeSr Legal Assistant - LU10BN---Skills: Associated topics: attorney, child custody, court, courtroom, criminal law, family law, firm, law firm, law office, litigation defense firm

Keywords: The Hartford, Port St. Lucie , Senior Legal Assistant, Other , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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