Construction Litigation Legal Assistant – Jacksonville, FL

The Jacksonville office of Boyd & Jenerette has an immediate opening for a litigation legal assistant with construction / complex litigation defense experience. Please do not apply unless you have the following skills and minimum requirements.

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to interact professionally and proficiently with clients, opposing counsel, court personnel, and experts
  • Must be able to maintain the calendar of events and critical dates in multi-party cases involving ten (10) or more parties (scheduling depositions and mediations; opening/closing files)
  • Solid electronic filing experience
  • Organizational skills and acute attention to detail
  • Experience with organizing and managing voluminous amounts of data received in response to discovery
  • At least five years of experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook & Excel)

The following additional skills are preferred:

  • Proficiency with various software programs: Worldox, Pacer, PDF conversion software, Westlaw/Lexis and practice management software
  • Proficiency with Case Logistics and/or Summation Software or the equivalent
  • Insurance defense litigation experience a plus

Benefit Information

Competitive pay commensurate with experience, full benefit package and personal leave policy. This is a professional, yet relaxed work environment.

Job Type: Full-time

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Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.