Construction Litigation Attorney - State of Florida -Hybrid

The Freelance Firm
Posted Feb 08
Part Time
Fort Pierce, Florida

The Freelance Firm is a boutique legal outsourcing platform that connects law firms with experienced, high-level freelance attorneys and paralegals to provide on-demand support for both short-term and ongoing legal projects.

Due to increasing demand, we are now actively seeking qualified freelance attorneys in the area of skilled and experienced contract attorney with a focus on _construction and litigation.

_ The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years of relevant experience in both state and federal court proceedings. _Bankruptcy experience is an asset.

_ Types of work may include research, drafting and general assistance with managing files to completion.

We welcome you to join our established network of legal professionals where you will have opportunities to contribute your unique knowledge and skills in assisting our growing list of law firm-clients.

Interested candidates should submit their resume, relevant samples of work and two (2) references.

Resume submissions will be kept in strict confidence.

Please visit our website at www.thefreelancefirm.com to learn more about us and the services we provide.

Responsibilities:

The attorney will be engaged in a diverse range of legal activities, including but not limited to:

  • Drafting demand letters
  • Drafting opinion letters
  • Drafting construction demands
  • Drafting court documents including pleadings, discovery, and motions
  • Conducting and defending depositions
  • Performing legal research
  • Participating in hearings
  • Communicating with opposing parties
  • Participating in settlement negotiations
  • Engaging with prospective clients

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Language:

  • Spanish (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Florida Bar License (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

Part-time, Contract

Salary: $75.00 - $85.00 per hour

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must be licensed in good standing to practice law in the state of Florida.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years in practice
  • Minimum3- 5 years of construction and litigation. The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years of relevant experience in both state and federal court proceedings. Bankruptcy experience is an asset.
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and be well organized
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Experience in Construction and Litigation (3-5 years preferred)
  • Bilingual — proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Know how to e-file in state court and federal court (as a backup to the paralegal)
  • Familiarity with LEDES billing
  • Be available during business hours
  • Be available in the evening, when necessary
  • Available for weekly virtual meetings and occasional in-person meetings in South Florida
  • Licensed in the state of Florida

Key Traits:

We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following key traits:

  • Responsiveness - Quick to address client concerns, providing timely updates and feedback.
  • Diligent - meticulous attention to detail when preparing legal documents, conducting research, or during trial preparation.
  • Organized - maintains an efficient workflow by managing case files systematically, setting clear deadlines, and prioritizing tasks.
  • Flexible - adapts to unexpected changes in the legal landscape, case developments, or client needs.
  • Empathetic - Listens actively to clients needs and expresses compassion.
  • Expected hours: 20 per week

BenefitsBenefits:

  • Additional revenue stream
  • Additional experience
  • Work from home mostly