Legal Assistant in Ocala, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    LEGAL01510

Job Description

At Vaco,we help you get the advantage over your competition! We match Accounting, Financial, IT and Administrative professionals with career growth opportunities; our recruiters have direct access to HR departments and hiring managers. We have an excellent opportunity for a Legal Assistant to support the Sales and Marketing efforts of a growing company.

Apply with Vaco, and we will be your personal advocate! We will promote your strengths and help prepare you for your interview, supplying you with key information about our client. We will provide you with access to market trends, compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities that are perfect for you! Find your best fit through Vaco today!

As a Legal Assistant you will be responsible for enhancing attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.

Other responsibilities of the Legal Assistant role include:

  • Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
  • Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
  • Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.
  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.
  • Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
  • Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

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