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Legal Assistant

Location: Tampa, Florida, , United States
Posted: 2021-04-21
Position Title: Legal Assistant
Company Name: The Benkabbou Law Firm, PLLC
Sector: Admin/Clerical/Secretarial
Job Type: Full-Time

The perfect candidate is an experienced legal assistant looking for a long-term position with opportunities for growth with our firm. They will have an upbeat and positive attitude with a keen interest in business law. The role is multifaceted and requires the candidate to juggle more than one task efficiently with great attention to detail. This position is for you if you are eager to challenge yourself and have the right attitude to fit our upbeat and positive culture. Our law firm is 80% transactional and 20% litigation. Legal assistant must be able to handle both.

Legal experience is required as the firm is looking for someone who can hit the ground running.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Job Duties:
  • Registers LLC's & corporations & prepare related organization documents;
  • Researches name availability on Division of Corporation website;
  • Prepares & obtains EINs for companies;
  • Clearly and accurately sends status updates to clients;
  • Prepares transmittal letters to clients enclosing draft and/or execution documents;
  • Meets with clients to execute documents;
  • Prepares, processes & proofreads legal & administrative correspondence & documents;
  • Maintains files, communicates with clients, opposing counsels, courts, agencies & the general public;
  • Prepares & processes outgoing mail, arranges for specialized mail or messenger service as required;
  • Maintains & updates calendars for attorneys, including meetings, appointments, due dates & client-related activities;
  • Keeps client internal updates current;
  • Prepares daily time entries for work completed;
  • Proactively demonstrates effective teamwork and provide assistance to other staff members as time permits;
  • Receives & screens telephone calls, takes messages as required;
  • Arranges a conference room for meetings and consultations;
  • Completes intake forms and requests missing information from clients;
  • Proactively anticipates the needs of attorneys, plan ahead & meet deadlines;
  • When necessary, serves as back-up to Receptionist; and
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the


Full time
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 46,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Tampa, FL 33602, US