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Legal Administrative Assistant - Florham Park, NJ

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5+ years
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Full Time Regular
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First Shift (Day)
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Job Description


Carlton Fields is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant for its New Jersey office.

Qualified candidate will have a minimum of five to eight years of litigation experience in both state and federal courts in NY and NJ. This position supports Shareholders and Associates.

Qualified candidate must possess a mastery of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as electronic document management systems. Experience with iManage is preferred.

Qualified candidate must demonstrate professionalism, confidentiality, initiative, flexibility, excellent communication skills, organizational and customer service skills, time management and be proactive.

Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• E-filing with NY and NJ courts;
• Calendaring;
• Assisting attorneys with preparing and proofreading documents;
• Scheduling of travel, appointments and maintenance of calendars;
• Maintaining accurate files and records;
• Submission of intake and conflicts requests;
• Time entry and client billing;
• Assisting other attorneys and Office Coordinator during absences, to include office services coordination;
• Proficiency in English;
• College degree preferred

Candidates must apply using the following URL. Applications submitted outside of this URL will not be considered.

Carlton Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

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Our Core Values

Service to Our Clients

We are committed to serving our clients effectively and efficiently. We endeavor as a firm to be responsive to our clients’ needs, requests, and expectations; we serve our clients with knowledge, skill, loyalty, creativity, perseverance, and care; and we seek to be conscientious in attaining our clients’ objectives in the most cost-effective manner possible. To meet these goals, we recruit and retain lawyers and staff of the highest caliber.

Professionalism and Ethics

Although we are committed to representing our clients vigorously and aggressively, we do so only within ethical bounds and in a manner consistent with the highest professional ideals.

Service to Our Communities and the Profession

Recognizing the special responsibility that attorneys bear in a democratic society, and our obligations as citizens to our communities, we expect and encourage the firm’s attorneys to participate actively in community service, pro bono representation, and professional organizations.

Appreciation of Diversity

Carlton Fields encourages and rewards exceptional performance and hard work without favoritism or prejudice based on family relationships, gender, ethnic background, or the like. The firm takes great pride in the diversity of the backgrounds and perspectives of its attorneys and staff.

Fair Compensation

We are committed to compensating all employees fairly and to providing excellent benefits.

Enjoyment of Work

We are committed to the ideal that this firm can and should be managed so that every employee will be professionally fulfilled. To achieve this goal, we endeavor to operate this firm so that all employees have the opportunity to seek and obtain challenging work and professional growth; all employees demonstrate mutual respect, courtesy and concern for each other; and all employees are encouraged and permitted to afford time and attention to their families and other personal priorities.

Work Ethic

The firm expects all employees to commit themselves enthusiastically to the requirements of their position, recognizing that this may require personal sacrifices from time to time.

One Firm

We are “one firm.” We place the best interests of the firm ahead of our individual interests, and we stand ready to provide assistance and support to one another at all times.


We value loyalty to our clients, to the firm, and to each other.

Competent, Effective Management

We are committed to operating successfully as a business, for the long-term benefit of the shareholders, their successors, all attorneys and other employees, our clients, and others whom we serve. For this reason, we endeavor to manage the firm competently and effectively, and we encourage and reward each attorney’s attainment of his or her full career potential.
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Direct Employer
Address :
4221 West Boy Scout Boulevard
Suite 1000
Tampa, FL 33607

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