Legal Assistant

 Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks a highly motivated and organized individual to join its team as a Legal Assistant in its West Palm Beach office.

Job Description:

  • Types general correspondence, memoranda and complex reports/documents.
  • Transcribes electronic transcription in a timely manner and sends out reports.
  • Prepares client budgets.
  • Maintains hearing report tracker.
  • Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar.
  • Opens/closes files.
  • Types and coordinates expense reports on weekly basis.
  • Enters and/or edits attorneys’ time into the timekeeping system within deadlines as required.
  • Maintains attorneys’ personal calendars/deadlines and confirms depositions.
  • Coordinates witness preparation for trials.
  • Maintains files in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Receives, opens, prioritizes and distributes incoming mail.
  • Prepares materials for distribution via U.S. mail, fax, courier, messenger, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with the firm policies.
  • Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm.
  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines.

Requirements/Skills:

  • Ideal candidate should be motivated with the goal of becoming a long term asset within the organization.
  • 5-10 years of Defense Litigation experience.
  • Billing experience.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Excellent typing skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Team work oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

Please send inquiries (with resume and salary history) to:

Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm nearly 350 lawyers strong. Our 20-office footprint reaches from Los Angeles to London, with teams based in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Miami, St. Louis, and other major business and economic centers across 10 states. We are proud to be among the Fortune 100 Best Medium Workplaces in the United States and to earn, across our office footprint, continual placement in regional and statewide rankings of the best places to work. We are a firm that believes in diversity in the workplace and we offer a professional and positive work environment to each and every member of our team.