Boutique law firm located next to the Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove is seeking an experienced defense attorney with 3 to 5 years of civil litigation experience. The firm’s practice focuses on maritime defense for the major cruise lines and personal injury cases. For over 25 years, the firm has been a preeminent presence in cruise line maritime law.
A successful candidate’s responsibilities will include independent management of an active case load in federal court, state court, and international arbitrations. The candidate will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day on their cases, including depositions, hearings, and trials. As the firm routinely takes cases to trial, we welcome candidates who are looking for trial experience.
Top 30% of your law school class, strong writing skills and litigation experience are required. Experience in federal courts is a plus.
The firm offers a competitive salary and benefits, referral incentives, and a signing bonus after 6 months of being with the firm. Qualified candidates may apply by sending resume, cover letter, writing samples and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the position in the subject line.
Mid-sized trial law firm in the Coconut Grove, in business for 25 years, is seeking highly motivated, paralegal to assist attorneys in a wide range of matters. Duties include preparing for depositions, hearings, trials and client meetings, and management of assigned files. The successful candidate must have at least 3 years’ of civil litigation experience involving personal injury at the state and federal level.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing cases from inception up to and through trial, maintaining and organizing discovery materials, analyzing and digesting legal documents and medical records, vetting of witnesses and experts, communication with experts, and trial preparation. Must be able to multi-task and work efficiently Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, analytical abilities, and the ability to work independently are required. Must possess strong time management and organizational skills.
This position requires an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies/Legal Studies or Paralegal Certificate and minimum of 3 to 5 years of paralegal experience.
The firm offers a competitive salary and benefits, referral incentives, and a signing bonus after 6 months of being with the firm. Qualified candidates may apply by sending resume, cover letter and salary requirements to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the position in the subject line.
Legal Administrative Assistant
Mase Mebane Seitz, P.A. is a growing mid-sized personal injury law firm in the Coconut Grove with offices right across the street from Biscayne Bay. The firm has been in business for more than 20 years. The firm is looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant with more than 3 years’ litigation secretarial and/or administrative experience. You will assist a couple of attorneys and work with other Legal Administrative Assistants and Paralegals. You will qualify for a $500 signing bonus after you are with the firm 90 days.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Electronic filing and service of documents in state and federal court
· Litigation and administrative support
· Coordinate scheduling of hearings, depositions and mediations
· Draft, prepare and distribute legal correspondence and memos under management direction
· Coordinating travel for depositions and trials
· Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook Calendar
· Professional written and verbal communications
· Strong organizational skills
· Able to transcribe dictation
· Bilingual (English and Spanish)
· Experience with Trial Works
· Experience with Zoom
· Experience with Dropbox and other file sharing programs
The firm offers a competitive salary and benefits, referral incentives, and a signing bonus after 6 months of being with the firm. Qualified candidates may apply by sending resume, cover letter and salary requirements to email@example.com. Please reference the position in the subject line.
Mase Mebane Seitz is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.