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Guardianship/EP Legal Assistant

ShuffieldLowman, a full-service AV-Rated law firm has an immediate need in our Orlando office for an Estate Planning legal assistant. The successful candidate will have 5 years of estate planning experience, advanced level experience with MS Office (specifically in formatting), strong communication skills, and a professional demeanor. Must have excellent attention to detail, be a team player and have a strong ability to multitask. The position requires a proactive individual, willing to anticipate the needs of several attorneys and who knows how to prioritize. Job duties will include, but are not limited to, calendaring appointments, fielding phone calls, drafting correspondence and documents, entering attorney’s weekly time records into record-keeping software, and linking documents and emails to a universal case management system.

Guided and directed by Core Values outlined from the beginning by its three founders, the firm strives to continually seek EXCELLENCE RELATIONSHIPS COMMUNICATIONS TEAMWORK BALANCE.

Job offer is contingent on the candidate passing a state background check. This full-time position offers benefits options, including medical, dental, vision, short-term, long-term, and life insurance, paid time off, a 401(k)-retirement plan, a wellness plan, and free garage parking. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. Please submit a resume to the attention of Maureen McArdle at mmcardle@shuffieldlowman.com

Job Type: Full-time

Litigation Legal Assistant

Full-service business, AV-Rated law firm, has an immediate need in our Orlando office for a Litigation Assistant in our Litigation section. The successful candidate will be a team player, assisting attorneys with a wide range of real estate transactions. Duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.

  • Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.

  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorneys, clients, and providers.

  • Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Enter the attorney’s billable time

  • Organize and track files from case documents and make them available and easily accessible to attorneys.

  • Any other administrative responsibilities requested of the attorney within the scope of the law firm practice

The ideal candidate will ensure the smooth running of the office and effective case management by providing legal services in the litigation department, under the supervision of an attorney. This individual will communicate frequently with the clients to serve them adequately. Additionally, this candidate will conduct necessary case research to aid the legal proceedings. 

Guided and directed by Core Values, the firm continually strives for: EXCELLENCE · RELATIONSHIPS · COMMUNICATIONS · TEAMWORK · BALANCE.

Job offers will be contingent on the successful passing of a background check. Compensation commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers benefits options, including 100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, long-term disability & life insurance. Supplemental policies available at employee cost include dependent coverage, short-term disability, supplemental life insurance, cancer coverage, accident coverage, hospital coverage, critical care coverage, pet insurance, a 401(k)-retirement plan and a wellness plan. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted, no recruiters, please. Please submit a resume to the attention of Maureen McArdle at mmcardle@shuffieldlowman.com

Job Type: Full-time

Estate Planning Legal Assistant

Shuffield, Lowman & Wilson, a full-service AV-Rated law firm has an immediate need in our Lake Nona office for an Estate Planning legal assistant. The successful candidate will have 2 years of estate planning experience, advanced level experience with MS Office (specifically in formatting), strong communication skills, and a professional demeanor. Must have excellent attention to detail, be a team player and have a strong ability to multitask. The position requires a proactive individual, willing to anticipate the needs of several attorneys, and knows how to prioritize. Job duties will include, but not be limited to, calendaring appointments, fielding phone calls, drafting correspondence and documents, entering attorney’s weekly time records into record-keeping software, and linking documents and emails to a universal case management system.

Guided and directed by Core Values outlined from the beginning by its three founders, the firm strives to continually seek EXCELLENCE RELATIONSHIPS COMMUNICATIONS TEAMWORK BALANCE.

Job offer is contingent on the candidate passing a state background check. This full-time position offers benefits options, including medical, dental, vision, short-term, long-term, and life insurance, paid time off, a 401(k)-retirement plan, a wellness plan, and free garage parking. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. Please submit a resume to the attention of Maureen McArdle at mmcardle@shuffieldlowman.com

Job Type: Full-time