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Since 1986, Hill Ward Henderson has grown steadily based on a client-focused philosophy. This philosophy combines the talent, resources, capabilities, and technologies of a large firm with the flexibility, responsiveness, and personal attention of a smaller firm. As a full-service law firm, we cater to the varied needs of clients spanning a broad range of industries and professions.

The firm recruits individuals who have a strong sense of service, have a passion for law and strive daily to make a difference. We seek candidates who want a career and not just another job. We seek those who strive to be extraordinary. Do you want to join the HWH family? If so, please review the opportunities below and take that step to invest in your future today. 

Legal Secretary

  • Litigation Legal Secretary

    The candidate will support a shareholder and associate within their busy litigation practice. The successful candidate should have the following:

    • Minimum of three years' commercial litigation experience.
    • Experience with Federal court filings
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
    • Ability to problem solve
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Candidate must also have a solid working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Prior experience with a document management system is a plus.

Administrative

  • Electronic Billing Coordinator

    The Electronic Billing Coordinator is responsible for the efficient, timely, and accurate processing of electronic bills, traditional bills, maintenance of ebilling clients, and will work closely with the Director of Accounting and Attorneys to make sure deadlines are met. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Coordinate and maintain monthly billing for assigned Attorneys
    • Prepare prebills for assigned Attorneys
    • Process edits, write offs, transfers and other time and expense adjustments
    • Review time entries to ensure proper rates are reflected
    • Ability to execute complex bills in a timely manner
    • Review new and updated billing guidelines to ensure proper compliance to specified guidelines
    • Ensure that bills are submitted promptly through the client ebilling systems and follow up on rejections and reductions for appeal
    • Enter client accruals, budgets and rates into ebilling systems as necessary
    • Prepare monthly reminder statements as requested
    • Prepare miscellaneous reports on billing history, outstanding A/R and WIP and other reports as requested by Attorney or Secretary.
    • Provide excellent customer service; maintain a positive and professional attitude as well as positive and cooperative relationship with legal staff, peers and administrators as well as when interacting by phone or in person with the firm’s clients and external contacts
    Requirements:
    • Minimum of three years’ legal billing and electronic billing experience.
    • Motivated, organized, self-starter and able to prioritize workload, multitask and work independently.
    • Experience with Aderant, Elite, ebilling Hub and ebilling vendor platforms
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel, Word and other MS Office products

  • Scanning Assistant

    Scanning Assistant to prepare documents and assist in scanning large volumes of documents according to client specifications. Scanning Assistant activities include:

    • Prepare documents for scanning, indexing, and verifying records accurately.
    • Batch documents in proper order for prioritization using document types and tracking numbers.
    • Scan documents and move scanned files to labeled folders on the firm’s server. Documents processed must not be lost, misfiled, or destroyed.
    • Perform scanning work at an established production rate.
    • Ensure time sensitive items are completed and processed by deadline.

    Required Skills

    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
    • Skilled in written and oral communications.
    • Possess strong commitment to team dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives.
    • Strong computer skills.

    Required Experience

    • One or more years’ overall experience with document prepping/scanning and/or administrative experience.

Paralegal

  • Commercial Litigation Paralegal

    The Firm is currently seeking qualified paralegal candidates for their Commercial Litigation Department to assist attorneys with preparation for trial, research and document management.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated experience as a paralegal in complex commercial litigation
    • Previous trial experience
    • Knowledge of Florida state court rules
    • Concordance and/or Summation is desired

    Candidates must also have strong written and verbal communication skills, client-oriented focus, professional demeanor, initiative, analytical thinking, attention to detail and organizational skills. Candidates must also have solid computer skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Project Assistant

  • Project Assistant - Real Estate Property Litigation

    The Firm is currently seeking qualified Project Assistant candidates for a position in the Real Estate Property Litigation department:  

    Requirements:

    • A minimum of 1 years’ prior experience in a litigation department is desired
    • Experience with one or more of the following is desired:
      • Filing documents
      • Discovery
      • Tracking deadlines
      • Hearing preparation
    • Strong computer skills in Excel, Word and Outlook is required.An understanding of PowerPoint is desired

    This position also requires strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent customer service skills, detail orientation, organizational and prioritization skills.  Experience with document management systems desired. 

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