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Experienced Legal Assistant Construction Defect

Location : Plantation, Florida

Cole, Scott & Kissane, an AV-rated litigation firm, is seeking a full-time, experienced litigation legal assistant/secretary for its Fort Lauderdale West (Plantation) office. The candidate will work for two associates and therefore, Insurance defense experience is required, Construction Defect and product liability a plus. This position requires strong organizational skills, ability to perform well within a team environment and communicate professionally with clients and opposing counsel. Qualified candidates must be familiar with court procedures and have extensive experience scheduling, drafting legal documents, and filing pleadings in state and federal courts.

Knowledge of case management systems is required, Imanage and ATO preferred. Familiarity with L & A codes, billing software, and proven competency to capture time and bill according to guidelines in a timely manner, a must. The ability to multi-task and stay calm under pressure of multiple deadlines is essential. The candidate must have good written and verbal communication skills, good common sense, and excellent problem solving skills. Ideal candidate must be detail oriented, work well under pressure, and have a good attendance record.

If you meet the above criteria, kindly email your resume to with the words “Construction Defect Legal Assistant” in the Subject Line.

CSK offers top benefits that include 20 days of PTO, 9 paid holidays, health, dental, life, long and short-term disability as well as long term care coverage, 401k and more.

No agencies or telephone inquiries please.


Equal Opportunity

Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to such factors as race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status, consistent with federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws.

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