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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Legal Assistant/Paralegal


Internal Recruiting

Employment Type



Davie, Florida


Job Description:

The Mineo & Salcedo Law Firm is a growing law firm in Davie seeking a full-time legal assistant/paralegal with litigation experience and who possesses the following:


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Excellent Professional phone etiquette, professional manner and appearance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bilingual preferred but not required
  • Detail oriented, emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Highly organized
  • Multitask orientated
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Proficient in internet tools, Outlook, Word Perfect, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Westlaw
  • Strong foundation in litigation procedures including: e-filing procedures, litigation stages and processes, form and content of pleadings, discovery, and trial preparation
  • Experience preparing notices and other legal documents and correspondence
  • Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency through prioritizing and following through on commitments; persistence in overcoming and removing obstacles that impact goal achievement
  • Identifies and communicates when a decision needs to be made; ensures consistent follow up; obtains, organizes and analyzes relevant data and ideas; all steps necessary to achieve results and consistently follows these steps

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining the electronic case file
  • Assist in preparation, formatting, drafting pleadings, notices and other legal documents and correspondence
  • Ensuring that filings are accurate, properly formatted and timely filed and served through the ePortal – various counties
  • Maintaining attorney calendars and case timetable
  • Coordinating, scheduling and calendaring of all court hearings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, trials, property inspections, among other events and deadlines
  • Assumption of responsibility for attorney’s calendar such that candidate will provide attorney with reminders and advanced notice of pending items in order to ensure all deadlines are timely met
  • Communication with clients, judicial assistants, opposing counsel and court staff


  • Minimum of two years of Civil Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of court procedures
  • Knowledge of legal terminology
  • Knowledge of the County and State systems and filings
  • Experience with online scheduling, scheduling hearings, depositions and trials
  • Ability to multi-task with a high level of organizational skills
  • Excellent grammar (verbal and written), proof-reading and listening skills
  • Possess a high level of accuracy with attention to detail
  • Ability to prepare, edit and finalize pleadings, notices, and other legal documents
  • Perform duties in a timely manner and ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Internet Tools, Outlook, Word Perfect, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Westlaw

Hours are full-time 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a one hour lunch.
Salary will be based on experience.


If you meet these requirements, please submit your resume for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Civil Litigation: 2 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

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