Legal Assistant/paralegal For Criminal Law Firm
Company: Rossen Law Firm
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: June 15, 2022
Rossen Law Firm is a growing criminal defense law firm in Fort
Lauderdale that provides a meaningful and compassionate defense to
each of our clients. We love helping good people when something bad
happens. Our legal team is committed to producing outstanding
results and building relationships with our clients.
You will be part of a thriving dream team comprised of the most
passionate criminal defense attorneys and will be deeply involved
in our commitment to providing our clients with the respect,
understanding, and compassion that they deserve. We like to work
hard but also have fun.
About the Role
We are looking for a Legal Assistant to join a team devoted to
providing the best criminal defense legal services to our South
Florida community. The Legal Assistant's primary responsibility is
to complete project work as assigned. This involves anticipating
project needs, managing workload, and producing the highest quality
work in a timely manner. We are looking for someone with strong
project ownership, legal knowledge, and communication skills who
thrives when working in a fast-paced collaborative team
Knowledge of criminal law is a bonus but not necessary. Spanish
speaking is a bonus but not necessary.
We Take Care of Our People
--- Completive pay based on your experience and background
--- 75 % of a Gold Plan Health coverage is paid by the firm.
--- A generous number of vacation days each year including court
--- 401(k) with a guaranteed employer contribution of 7.5%
regardless of employee contribution
--- Prepare, review and edit a wide range of criminal defense legal
documents and correspondence of a confidential nature, and ensure
high quality, accuracy, and comprehensiveness
--- Open and close files in a timely fashion with exceptional
--- Maintain the attorney calendar by planning and scheduling
conferences, meetings, hearings, and depositions
--- Represent your attorney by communicating and obtaining
information from clients when requested; following up on delegated
assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to the
--- Subpoena witnesses for depositions and confirm their
--- Communicate with prosecutors and judicial assistants for
scheduling court dates
--- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, set
reasonable priorities, and manage time and deadline-driven
--- Perform duties with due diligence and a proactive approach
--- Reporting directly to your assigned attorney and anticipating
--- Participate in daily and weekly department meetings to discuss
tasks and cases.
--- Impeccable communication among staff and clients at all
--- Build and maintain relationships with our clients
--- Backup phones and intake responsibilities which include
appointment setting for potential new clients.
--- Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred
--- 2+ years of related experience providing project support in a
professional services firm
--- Experience in criminal law is preferred but not required.
--- Excellent computer skills and experience in Microsoft and
Google applications and Case Management Software
--- Strong customer service skills with a genuine desire to help
people in need
--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
--- An organized approach to multitasking in a high-activity
--- Ability to work independently as well as in a team
--- A self-starter who is reliable, resourceful, and
--- An action-taker who is ready to roll their sleeves up and get
--- A tough person who is able to handle coaching in a fast-paced
--- Ability to handle highly sensitive situations in a
professional, confidential and courteous manner
--- Leadership: Have the desire to take initiative and actively
contribute to the team and firm
--- Time Management Skills: Know how to prioritize your work
--- Client Service: Have the mindset to provide impeccable customer
--- Toughness: Have the work ethic and positive attitude to thrive
during difficult situations.
--- A long-term commitment to being part of a growing and thriving
We are the largest Criminal and DUI defense law firm based out of
Fort Lauderdale with 15 employees and have ambitious plans for
growth. We also kick-butt in the courtroom and strive to give the
Disney Experience to our clients. Our 600+ 5 star reviews attest to
both the level of lawyering and relationships we build with our
clients. P.S. It involves never using the work "criminal" - we
simply don't believe in it. We stand by our motto - We're Here When
Bad Things Happen to Good People.
All inquiries will be kept confidential.
Rossen Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
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