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Morgan & Morgan Legal Assistant (Medical Malpractice) in Fort Myers, Florida

At Morgan & Morgan, the work we do matters. For millions of Americans, we’re the last line of defense against big companies that will trample anyone in their path to make a quick buck. From attorneys to client support staff to the marketing and web teams, every member of our firm has a key role to play in the fight for consumer rights.

It’s a fight we are winning, having recovered more than $9 billion for hundreds of thousands of people.

Our over 3,000 employees are all united by one mission: For The People. We’re not just another law firm. There’s only one Morgan & Morgan, and we’ll say it again — the work we do matters.

So, are you ready to join the fight?

We are seeking a qualified Medical Malpractice Legal Assistant to join our Fort Myers office.

Responsibilities

  • Organize and sustain efficiency of all office procedures and case management to ensure reliability and consistency.

  • Collect, examine, and organize evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation

  • Draft and proofread correspondence and legal documents, such as pleadings and contracts

  • Communicate with clients and witnesses to schedule meetings, interviews, and depositions

  • Manage, organize, and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing systems

  • Provide general administrative assistance, such as maintaining the attorney’s calendar making travel arrangements

  • Assisting with other tasks as requested by the attorney and paralegal.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent working experience.

  • At least 2 years of experience as an administrative assistant (preferably in a law firm or in a corporate legal department), legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal.

  • Experience in Medical Malpractice or Catastrophic Injury

  • Must possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize, handle a fast-paced environment, and manage workload with a great attitude and minimal supervision.

  • Great written and communication skills, be proficient in calendar depositions, mediation, and hearings.

  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures, practices, etc.

  • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail'

  • Bilingual English and Spanish (nice to have)

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Benefits

Morgan & Morgan is a leading personal injury law firm dedicated to protecting the people, not the powerful. This success starts with our staff.

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

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