Bressler, Amery & Ross, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national practice, seeks a Legal Assistant for its’ Fort Lauderdale office. 

The Legal Assistant will support the Trial Team in the Insurance Defense Practice Group.  A majority of the focus is upon all areas of first-party coverage, including windstorm, fire, theft, water damage, sinkhole, and “collapse claims.”

Primary tasks include:

  • Assisting in reviewing and analyzing cases to determine their readiness for trial litigation;
  • Organizing case files and documents;
  • Case tracking and calendaring;
  • Scheduling time sensitive trial hearings, mediations, arbitrations, etc.
  • Manage calendar, reminders, etc.
  • Document production;
  • Drafting basis pleadings including notices and subpoenas;
  • E-filing;
  • Interacting with firm personnel, third-party witnesses, experts and outside counsel;
  • Preparing standard form responses;
  • Access case law to be submitted to the court;
  • Supporting other projects as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Education:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ current legal assistant experience in insurance litigation.
  • Experience with insurance defense/first party property claims.
  • E-filing experience preferred.
  • Strong proofreading and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook; and document management system.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Team player; provide back-up support when available and as needed.

To apply to this position online, click here, or send resume via email to: hr@bressler.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran.

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