Legal Assistant

Join the Team at Family First Legal Group!

Who We Are

We are Family First Legal Group. We are one of the top 500 fastest growing law firms in the nation and one of Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. We help families successfully navigate their Family Law matters (Divorce, Custody disputes, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements, Stepparent Adoptions and much more). And there are countless families that need our continued support. Our team is made up of the most talented legal professionals in the state and we pride ourselves on hiring only the best.

What We Are Looking For

We are searching for a Legal Assistant with superior work ethic, drive, and ambition to own the Discovery Coordinator role at our Firm. This role includes extensive legal assistant responsibilities, most importantly, collecting, organizing and maintaining Client financial records and requirements to comply with Discovery requests. The ideal candidate will have computer and typing skills, previous law office and/or financial/banking experience, and a can-do attitude while juggling shifting priorities.

Responsibilities:

  • Collecting, scanning and organizing financial documents provided by Clients
  • Drafting/compiling Discovery requests such as Certificate of Compliance with Mandatory Disclosure, Request for Production and Interrogatories
  • Handle communication with clients including meeting with Clients to witness and/or notarize documents
  • Scanning/filing and electronic file management
  • Printing, collating and binding hearing and trial binders
  • Accepting client payments (cash, check and credit card)
  • Handling of reception/front desk, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience as legal assistant is preferred
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and court system a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to follow specific and detailed instructions in oral and written form to meet the needs of the role
  • Organize and prioritize duties using good decision-making to meet daily deadlines
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to relate to and connect with clients and staff
  • A positive, outgoing, and caring demeanor, no matter how busy
  • Motivated by job challenges and personal growth
  • Flexible to grow and adapt to the job as the law firm grows
  • Superior client service abilities
  • Takes initiative and anticipates upcoming needs
  • Possess a good sense of humor

Requirements:

  • This is an in-office position at our Naples office location
  • At least one year of office experience (prior legal experience is preferred)
  • Tech savvy with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Google applications
  • Proficient with Google Applications (Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar)

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter (with salary requirements) to careers@familyfirstlegalgroup.com. Please include in your cover letter answers to the following questions:

  • What has been your most satisfying professional experience?
  • What parts of your past work do you least like to do?
  • What parts of your past work do you most like to do?
  • What interests you the most in this position?
  • Why are you interested in working for a family law firm?
  • Why should you get this position?

Why Work With Us?

  • 21st Century Approach

    Our firm embraces technology, not only as a way to move cases forward, but to help reduce the legal costs for our clients. We are always looking for ways to operate more cost effectively for our clients' sake.

  • Your Support Team

    From our attorneys to our paralegals to our legal assistants, you have a whole team behind you, all working together to ensure a great experience and the best possible outcome for you and your children.

  • Superior Client Service

    Compassion and care for our clients and helping them achieve the best possible outcome is our number one priority. This approach has helped us win the "10 Best Law Firms" award for client satisfaction.

  • Decades of Experience

    There's no substitute for experience. At Family First Legal Group you get access to a team of award-winning attorneys who focus exclusively on Family Law matters

Get the Experience You Need

Helping to Preserve Your Assets, Your Dignity, and Your Children's Innocence
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