Legal Administrative Assistant Job at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Jacksonville, FL

Full Job Description

The law firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant/Floater with at least 2 years of defense litigation experience to join its Jacksonville, FL office. This position will also provide front desk coverage.


  • Perform secretarial and clerical duties
  • Open mail for attorney and log time on time sheet as necessary
  • Enter attorney time sheets into computer on a daily basis
  • Answer telephone, giving non-legal information when possible, refer call to attorney and take messages
  • Transcribe dictation utilizing dictation system (BigHand), occasionally prepare correspondence on own initiative for approval of lawyer and prepare legal documents as required
  • Maintain files, assisting with filing or request file clerk assistance from office manager/floor supervisor when necessary
  • Responsible for scheduling depositions and various other meetings and appointments
  • In emergency may have to deliver or collect documents for attorney at courthouse, other law offices, etc.
  • Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations for attorney
  • Maintain attorney diary system
  • Perform additional duties as required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have 3-5 years of defense litigation experience.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to manage a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to communicate with clients and co-workers effectively and efficiently
  • Candidates must have proven track record of organization skills, possess excellent typing skills, possess a keen eye for detail, and have the ability to prioritize, multitask, and work in a team environment

Marshall Dennehey is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this position.

Firm offers a sound future, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement for consideration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Jacksonville, FL 32202

About the Company

Company: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Company Location:  Jacksonville, FL

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