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Legal Assistant- Fort Lauderdale, FL


JOB LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale – Workers’ Compensation Department

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or its equivalent and 1+ years of legal secretarial experience. Workers’ compensation/insurance defense experience highly preferred. Must be highly organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task. Position will require large amounts of transcription.

SCHEDULE:Full-Time, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:Specialized clerical work performing typing, filing and general legal secretarial duties. Transcribes correspondence and various types of legal documents from dictating equipment. Maintains electronic and paper calendars for assigned attorneys including scheduling of legal events such as court dates, hearings, depositions, mediations, etc. with courts and other involved parties. Data input of attorney time entries for billing statements. Uses computer programs and document management systems and takes advantage of new technology to enhance job performance. Organizes and maintains case files. Maintains positive “success for all” team relations.

HOW TO APPLY:Submit a completed McConnaughhay Coonrod employment application to: HR Department- Visit to obtain the required application and additional information. Notify the Human Resources Department in advance if you require special disability accommodations to participate in the employment process.

McConnaughhay Coonrod is headquartered in Tallahassee with offices in locations throughout the state of Florida and southern Georgia. We are a leader in providing litigation services to insurers and employers - including large corporations, mid-sized companies and small businesses. We are recognized for our defense work in workers’ compensation, employment law, commercial litigation, governmental entities defense, liquor liability, trucking claims, construction claims, products liability and a full spectrum of civil litigation.

McConnaughhay Coonrod is an At-Will Employer

McConnaughhay Coonrod employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized aliens who can provide evidence of their identity and employment eligibility as required by federal law.

Equal Opportunity Employer

McConnaughhay Coonrod does not tolerate violence in the workplace.

Job Type: Full-time