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Legal Assistant

Company: FrankCrum
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

FrankCrum is a Top Workplace!Frank Winston Crum Insurance (FWCI) issues Workers' Compensation and General Liability policies by offering flexible coverage and payment options to meet the varied needs of businesses. Over the years, FWCI has grown from a single-state insurance carrier to one that is licensed in 37 states and continues to expand. In addition to regional and product line growth, FWCI has enhanced its value-added services. What has not changed though is the firm's commitment - -echoed throughout the family of companies - -"always to do the right things for the right reasons!"The Role You'll Play to Create SuccessWe are excited to announce our search for a full-time -Legal Assistant! In this role, you will have the opportunity to impact the FrankCrum business everyday by providing legal and administrative assistance to staff counsel in the defense of FWCI???s insureds in litigation matters involving in property, bodily injury, and construction defect claims throughout the State of Florida. -

  • Assist with reception duties as necessary, including answering and screening calls, taking messages, and answering routine questions.
  • Receive, verify, and organize critical and non-critical paperwork and documents.
  • File and serve documents in compliance with Florida and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Ensure compliance with all local Court rules.
  • Performing scheduling of litigation events, including inspections, hearings, depositions, and trials. -Managing attorney calendars. -
  • Advise staff counsel of upcoming due dates and priority issues.
  • Develop draft pleadings and shells for review by assigned staff counsel.
  • Prepare drafts of documents, affidavits, and other routine correspondence.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy case files and databases.
  • Retrieve records and data as directed.
  • Prepare documents for scanning, printing, and otherwise.
  • Coordinate with outside litigation vendors, including certain aspects of invoicing and payment.The Attributes We SeekKeys to success in this position include ????????????a minimum of five (5) years of law firm experience, preferably involved with defense-oriented litigation. -Associate???s degree and experience working with multiple attorneys -preferred. -Experience with construction defect, property, premises liability, and bodily injury claims. -Working knowledge of Microsoft office (365 or similar), including extensive knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel. -Experience working with law firm case management software, experience with Clio and/or Faster Law preferred. -Experience with document and ESI management software.Our Competitive BenefitsAlong with this great opportunity, FrankCrum also provides exceptional benefits from top carriers including:
  • Health Insurance is $0 paycheck cost for employee's coverage and only $150/month for family!
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability and Term Life Insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Long Term Disability and Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Supplemental insurance plans such as Accidental, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Legal Services and Pet Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan where FrankCrum matches 100% of the first 4% the employee contributes, and the employee is immediately vested in the employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program at no cost to the employee
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account funded by FrankCrum
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Education reimbursement up to $5,250 tax free per calendar year
  • PTO cash out
  • Tickets at Work and access to the Corporate America Family Credit Union
  • Employee and client referral bonus program
  • Paid volunteer timeWhat's Special About FrankCrumFrankCrum, a family-owned business-to-business entity since 1981 made of several companies: FrankCrum Corporate (a professional employer organization), FrankCrum Staffing, Frank Winston Crum Insurance Company, and the FrankCrum Insurance Agency - all based in Clearwater, Florida. This "family of employer solutions" -employs approximately 400 people who serve over 4,000 clients throughout the United States. FrankCrum employees are trained to deliver high value through exceptional customer service and treat clients and coworkers like family. By living by our Brand Pillars (Integrity, Affinity, and Prosperity) employees are recognized at quarterly events for exceptional customer service and milestones in tenure. The FrankCrum headquarters spans 14 acres and includes a cafe, subsidized for employees. Menus include made-to-order breakfast, hot lunch options and even dinners that can be ordered to-go, all at very affordable prices. The cafe also plays host to monthly birthday and anniversary celebrations, eating and costume contests, and yearly holiday parties. Through the input of its own employees, The Tampa Bay Times has recognized FrankCrum as a Top Place to Work for more than 10 years in a row! FrankCrum also supports several community efforts through Trinity Cafe, the Homeless Empowerment Program, and Clearwater Free Clinic!If you want to play this role to positively impact our clients' day-to-day business, then apply now!FrankCrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

Keywords: FrankCrum, Clearwater , Legal Assistant, Legal , Clearwater, Florida

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