Legal Assistant – Construction Defect

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Legal Assistant – Construction Defect

Sarasota, Florida

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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NA

Sarasota, Florida

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

NA

January 19, 2023

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Job ID: 1303529_1674145045

January 19, 2023

Job ID: 1303529_1674145045

Job Summary

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In-House Opportunity for an experienced Legal Assistant. The ideal candidate will have some CD (Construction Defect) litigation experience. If not that specifically, they are seeking someone with multi-party, multi-documents-complicated legal cases.

Compensation will depend on experience. Firm offers a nice benefit package, generous PTO, bonus, 501(k) and Profit Sharing.

The Legal Assistant will perform legal research, monitor claims and law suits, and provide litigation-related support to their in-house attorneys. Responsibilities include inputting information into file database and case management software; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; and generating status reports. Must be customer focused and enjoy making contact with our policyholders, courts, and other law firms, in an effort to confirm accurate case status with the attorney(s). Position is located at their corporate headquarters in Sarasota, FL.

The Staff Counsel team consists of (5) Attorneys and (4) Support: Legal Assistants /Admin/Clerical - and one team member handles the majority of scheduling.

Required

* Minimum of four years Legal Assistant and/or paralegal experience in an insurance defense firm or claimant law firm or equivalent, including work experience in litigation and scheduling. Additional experience helpful.

* Experience with legal case management software highly desirable.

* Ability to draft effective legal documents.

* Highly organized and detail-oriented.

* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

* Advanced knowledge of legal terminology and law office practices and procedures.

* Advanced knowledge of litigation practices and procedures.

* Solid knowledge of insurance and medical terminology.

* Solid knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.

* Solid knowledge of the principles of correct grammar usage.

Preferred

* Associates or better in Business or related field.

* Experience with construction defect and bodily injury litigation.

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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

We look forward to working with you.

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