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Civil Litigation Paralegal / Legal Assistant
The Simpson Law Firm, PA
Job Location: Fort Walton Beach, FL
Location: Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32547, United States
Posted: 2020-06-30
Position Title: Civil Litigation Paralegal / Legal Assistant
Company Name: The Simpson Law Firm, PA
Sector: Admin/Clerical/Secretarial
Job Type: Full-Time

The Simpson Law Firm, PA is a rapidly growing personal injury law firm in the Florida panhandle seeking a Civil Litigation Paralegal / Legal Assistant in our Fort Walton Beach location who is able to independently handle a case load of pre-litigation and litigation cases to assist and facilitate the daily operations of a professional and dynamic legal team. The position is full time and permanent. All support staff work very closely with each other; you must be a team player who can assist others as well as understand when you need assistance. This is a very fast paced office with high profile cases and demanding deadlines. The ideal applicant will have longevity with their past employers and be very career minded.

Position Title

Civil Litigation Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Personal Injury (Plaintiff)

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize case management software to oversee an assigned caseload of pre-litigation and litigation cases.
  • Prepare representation and insurance disclosure letters.
  • Gather case evidence including locating and contacting witnesses.
  • Work closely with client on progress of medical treatment.
  • Prepare and update case correspondence.
  • Request medical records and bills.
  • Prepare spreadsheets outlining past medical treatment and bills.
  • Organize and prepare medical record binders.
  • Review medical records and prepare medical record summaries.
  • Prepare demand packages.
  • Draft and file complaints, pleadings, discovery, and motions.
  • Index litigation files.
  • Assist with discovery requests.
  • Schedule and set office conferences, depositions, hearings and mediation.
  • Assist attorney with preparation for hearings, depositions, mediations and trial.
  • Prepare and issue subpoenas to witnesses for depositions and trial appearance
  • Assist with insurance claim settlements/negotiation.
  • Confirm medical balances to prepare case for settlement/closing.
  • Prepare Closing Statements in Excel.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Education, Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Florida Registered/Certified Paralegal (preferred).
  • 2-5 years civil litigation experience (personal injury preferred).
  • Previous experience in a fast pace and high volume law office (personal injury preferred).
  • The ability to handle a large & active pre-litigation and litigation caseload.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Excellent communication, verbal, written and negotiation skills.
  • Must be well organized and self-motivated.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to follow firm policies and procedures.
  • Professional & courteous to clients and staff.
  • Must possess working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Utilize first-rate case management technology (ProLaw).


*Salary range and overall compensation is commensurate with experience, ability, performance and results.

The Simpson Law Firm offers a great employee benefit package.

After 90 days:

  • The firm provides a stipend for each employee's medical policy.

After 6 months:

  • One week of sick/personal/vacation paid-time off is available.

Job Information

Company Name: The Simpson Law Firm, P.A.

Location: Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Position Title: Civil Litigation Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Industry: Legal

Entry Level: No

Job Type: Full-Time

About The Simpson Law Firm, P.A.

We are an established and expanding Personal Injury Law Firm in the Florida Panhandle with offices in Fort Walton Beach, Crestview and Santa Rosa Beach, with over 40 years of experience, local presence and close ties within the community. Over $750 million in settlements and verdicts for our clients is a testament to our success and dedication.

The Simpson Law Firm is a client centered personal injury law firm who aggressively pursues the maximum justice for our clients and strives to achieve results that exceed client expectations. The vision that we were founded on was that every client should receive not only a high level of legal representation but also a feeling of service and personal attention to every detail in order to accomplish their personal objectives in each and every case.

Must be an all-star, hungry and super hard working. If this is you, submit your application for a confidential interview. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. All interested applicants submit resume to the provided e-mail address.

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