Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office has a great opportunity for a smart, dedicated, and highly organized legal assistant to support our corporate and government contract practice. The right person for this opportunity must have outstanding organizational and communications skills and will have substantial experience in hardcopy and electronic file and records maintenance, drafting and reviewing corporate documents, assisting with the preparation and maintenance of corporate filings and registrations, management of busy calendars, transaction and deadline monitoring, transaction document assembly, including organization of various document versions, opening and closing files, billable time entries and handling the timely edits and distribution of client billing statements, preparation of engagement letters and client correspondence, and timely document filing.
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are essential. Knowledge of electronic file management systems, particularly FileSite and organization of due diligence data rooms, and the CMS billing system is a plus.
We are looking for more than just the candidate who can handle the job responsibilities. We are seeking a go-getter who possesses a positive work ethic and loves what they do because they know they are an integral part of the team. We think that means you need great communications and people skills, patience, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work requests for this position. This position requires someone exceptionally organized and thorough because it will be supporting a fast-paced practice comprised of significant details. You need to be proactive and confident in your commitment to our clients by identifying what our attorneys and clients need and providing it. You will be responsible for upholding the firm’s reputation through positive and productive communications. You also need a minimum of three years of law firm experience as a legal assistant in a transactional practice.
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If you think this is the opportunity for you, please forward your resume and cover letter to Lawanna Voci at email@example.com.