Company: The Horton Law Group, P.A.
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: June 14, 2022
The Horton Law Group, P.A. is a fast-paced civil litigation firm
with an emphasis on family litigation, trust & estate litigation
and general civil litigation. We are a small firm and we work well
together as a team. We are looking to hire a paralegal immediately.
Ideally, the paralegal would have the knowledge and prior
experience re: e-filing court documents, discovery, summarizing
financial documents, basic legal drafting and legal research
skills, scheduling and client relations. Attention to detail is a
must. Multitasking and organizational skills are a must.
We are hoping to hire a paralegal who is not only looking for a job
but who is looking for a lifelong career. We treat our staff like
family and we welcome you to apply for this position if you are
intelligent, professional, friendly and feel confident that you
possess the skills and experience we are looking for.
E-filing (all court documents must be e-filed with the e-portal and
then served on opposing counsel and then submitted to the court on
CMS and/or OLS) in compliance with each Judge's divisional
instructions. If you understand what this means and you have
experience with this - please apply now.
Answering the phones and client relations. You will be responsible
for sending all new clients' documents to complete and return,
setting up new client files and file organization.
Drafting notices of hearing, discovery, pleadings, motions and
basic leagl research. Attention to detail and being able to
revise/finalize documents for grammatical errors and spelling
errors is critical.
Trial preparation: means anything and everything from preparing
trial notebooks and evidence notebooks, organizing and analyzing
documents, and submitting exhibits and proposed orders to the court
and opposing parties.
Office organization: organizing online files and paper files
Marketing skills to post articles and newsletters on social media
sites and on the website, drafting/creating marketing letters and
Being a Team Player - must be able to work well with others and to
Must be able to transcribe attorney dictations and have knowledge
about how to enter billable time.
Lastly, MUST LOVE DOGS.
Thick skin - must be able to deal with hostile third parties,
frustrated judicial assistants, angry opposing attorneys and
Must be able to handle stress - we try to cultivate a tranquil
environment - however, when there are filing deadlines and/or
important hearings/depositions/mediations or trials - the office
can be extremely stressful.
Knowledge of e-filing in appellate cases and bankruptcy cases is
Must be able to multitask - you will be handling a large caseload,
while at the same time, dealing with the attorneys, clients and
basic office duties.
Must be happy and a team player. please don't bring your drama into
the office please.
Must have a strong work ethic - trust is a critical component of
this position, along with intelligence, dedication, loyalty and
Must be professional, punctual and have a reliable vehicle to run
errands to the courthouse and post office, if necessary.
The Horton Law Group, P.A. is a great place to work. We provide
great opportunities for growth for all employees. You will learn a
lot from working here. We reward staff for hard work by giving
annual raises and bonuses. We treat one another like family. There
are 2 pug puppies in the office every day - they serve as "office
We pride ourselves on providing stellar and aggresive legal
representation to all of our clients. We are good at what we do and
it shows. We are looking for a paralegel who wants to do a great
job and wants to become part of the Horton Law Group, P.A. family -
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