Orlando, Florida

Posted Date

April 16, 2024

Contact Information

Nicola Cox

Pay: $39,900 – $42,000 Annually, commensurate with experience.

Position Summary: This position is in the Consumer Protection Division in Orlando. This is a full-time paralegal position that requires the individual to work independently with limited supervision. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), strong legal research skills, the ability to draft documents, strong proof-reading skills, and the ability to multitask effectively. Good computer skills are essential. This position provides paralegal support to several attorneys in a fast-paced environment and requires an excellent understanding of the court procedures and rules.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Analyze, select, compile, and summarize information on statutes, financial records, legal, decisions, legal opinions, memoranda, or other legal material for internal use.
  • Conduct online legal research using commercially available research applications.
  • Conduct factual research to assist with pending cases or investigations.
  • Draft legal documents, including discovery requests, witness lists and exhibit lists.
  • Prepare exhibits for hearings, depositions, and trials.
  • Conduct document review.
  • Organize documents and exhibits for review by attorneys.
  • Coordinate service of process and subpoenas.
  • Summarize deposition and trial transcripts.
  • Examine and analyze briefs, petitions, complaints, and evidence of alleged or suspected violations of laws or regulations in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, rules, precedents or policies.
  • Examine legal instruments or other documents to assure completeness of information and conformance to pertinent laws, rules, regulations, precedents, or office requirements.
  • Assist with preparation of cross-designation documentation for attorney appearances.
  • Assist in case preparation for civil litigation matters.
  • Attend court proceedings and trials with attorneys and provide assistance as needed.
  • Conduct legal research as directed.
  • Perform related work as assigned.



  • Completion of a two-year accredited training program to become a legal assistant, a paralegal, a legal paraprofessional or a lawyer’s or attorney’s assistant; or
  • A degree or certificate in legal technology, legal administration, legal studies, or criminal justice; or
  • Law school degree from a law school in the United States, or upon management approval, from a law school outside the United States; or
  • Four years of experience performing the duties of a paralegal or legal assistant

Preference will be given to:

– applicants with 2 or more years of recent paralegal experience in a law firm or legal department;

– applicants with experience supporting 3 or more attorneys at one time;

– paralegal certification or graduation from an accredited paralegal training program;

– applicants with recent experience preparing attorneys for hearings and/or trials;

– applicants with experience doing legal research;

– applicants with experience e-filing and e-serving court documents;

– applicants with experience handling eDiscovery.

**An administrative skills exercise may be administered as part of the selection process. In order to advance to the next stage of the selection process a passing score of 50% is required**

These skills exercises may take place at any stage of the selection process and must be completed in-person at one of the OAG offices in Florida. 

Writing Samples may be requested as part of the selection process.

Application Process

Please apply through our website: https://jobs.myflorida.com/ and search for position 41000125 or use this link: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/ORLANDO-PARALEGAL-SPECIALIST-I-41000125-FL-32801/1153655800/