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Legal Assistant, General Counsel - Lakeland

  • supporting real estate attorneys as needed in the General Counsel’s office
  • day-to-day administrative duties;
  • opening, tracking and maintaining files (both hard files and electronic files)
  • updating databases
  • preparing correspondence and drafting simple legal documents
  • performing other secretarial duties as needed in support of real estate and regulatory attorneys, including typing, maintaining legal files, managing attorney correspondence, and scheduling meetings in the General Counsel’s office, including typing, filing, and scheduling meetings; and
  • supporting the Legal Department with miscellaneous clerical duties upon request from other attorneys.
Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • at least 5 years experience as a secretary or legal assistant in a litigation, business law or real estate law related field
  • willingness and ability to work with confidential information and maintain the confidentiality of that information
  • basic computer skills with ability to quickly learn new software systems
  • extensive knowledge of legal transactions and related requirements
  • must have excellent attendance and punctuality record
  • superior time management and organizational skills
  • detail-oriented and committed to meeting deadlines
  • professional telephone etiquette
  • strong verbal and written communication skills
  • knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel;
  • good clerical skills including typing, faxing, transcribing, and data entry
  • ability to work occasional nights and/or weekends
  • good human relation skills (the ability to work well with others and to be a team player)
  • must show enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work; and
  • commitment to Publix and our Mission.
Potential Annual Base Pay: 37,440 - 51,688 Year End Bonus: To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in December. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay. Address Line: 3300 Publix Corporate Parkway City: Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa Additional Information: Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, daily for communications you may receive during the recruiting and selection process for this position. Please do not use your Publix email address when applying.

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