Legal Administrative Assistant - 5+ Yrs Experience - First-Party Property - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale

The law firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant with 5 + years of litigation experience to join its Ft. Lauderdale, FL office. First-Party Property experience preferred.


  • Perform secretarial and clerical duties
  • Open mail for attorney and log time on time sheet as necessary
  • Enter attorney time sheets into computer on a daily basis
  • Answer telephone, giving non-legal information when possible, refer call to attorney and take messages
  • Transcribe dictation utilizing dictation system (BigHand), occasionally prepare correspondence on own initiative for approval of lawyer and prepare legal documents as required
  • Maintain files, assisting with filing or request file clerk assistance from office manager/floor supervisor when necessary
  • Responsible for scheduling depositions and various other meetings and appointments
  • In emergency may have to deliver or collect documents for attorney at courthouse, other law offices, etc.
  • Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations for attorney
  • Maintain attorney diary system
  • Perform additional duties as required


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have 5 + years of litigation experience.  First-Party Property experience preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to manage a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to communicate with clients and co-workers effectively and efficiently
  • Candidates must have proven track record of organization skills, possess excellent typing skills, possess a keen eye for detail, and have the ability to prioritize, multitask, and work in a team environment


Firm offers a sound future, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to for consideration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.

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