Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Transactional Real Estate Associate Attorney

November 28, 2022

The Lowndes law firm, an established leader in real estate law with a national practice, is seeking an associate to join a sophisticated real estate practice group in its Orlando office.

Candidates must have at least two years’ real estate experience, which experience should include: negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements and commercial leases; title and survey review and analysis; and negotiations and preparation of commercial loan documents. Candidates must be organized, efficient and possess a strong work ethic.

The firm provides an outstanding platform for long-term success, a comprehensive compensation package commensurate with experience and a generous benefits program. Please forward your resume and cover letter to hiring.partner@lowndes-law.com

Legal Assistant - Commercial Real Estate

November 28, 2022

Lowndes, an AV-rated, award-winning law firm in Central Florida, is seeking experienced legal assistant to join its busy team of commercial real estate professionals.

Candidates should have three to five (3-5) years of experience in commercial real estate transactions. Come work for client-and-staff-oriented individuals who represent a broad spectrum of clients and practice areas. Great opportunity to work with a dynamic attorneys. We seek people-oriented candidates with a positive attitude and excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Candidates should enjoy a team work environment, have a professional demeanor, excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite), and type a minimum of 65 wpm, preferred.

If you are ready to jump into a dynamic practice group, we will look forward to reviewing your resume via email at staff.recruiter@lowndes-law.com.

Litigation Legal Assistant

November 28, 2022

Lowndes is seeking an experienced professional assistant to join its busy team of litigation professionals. This key position will provide civil litigation support, with an emphasis on family law and complex business litigation.

This is a people-oriented practice requiring a positive attitude and excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Candidates must be detail oriented, proactive, and must be able to manage multiple priorities and thrive in a fast-paced practice. Candidates must have knowledge of pertinent Florida Rules of Civil Procedures, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, local Business Court Rules, federal and state courts' filing requirements, and CM/ECF proficiency. Candidates should enjoy a team work environment, have a professional demeanor, excellent computer skills, and type a minimum of 65 wpm, preferred. If you are ready to jump into a dynamic practice group, provide your Résumé as soon as possible!

If you are ready to jump into a dynamic practice group, provide your résumé via email to: staff.recruiter@lowndes-law.com.

Billing Specialist

November 28, 2022

Lowndes has an immediate opening for a Billing Specialist with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and revising pre-bills, processing client invoices, correcting time and disbursements as required, creating billing and time reports, maintaining and updating client and matter database, timekeeper maintenance, and opening files.

Previously experience with law firm billing processes including electronic billing and paperless billing is preferred but not required. Ensure all client guidelines and other written communication, internal protocols and firm’s guidelines are followed.

Candidates should have a professional demeanor, be a self-starter, have excellent customer service skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, good problem solving and be proactive and detail oriented. Proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook is necessary, and experience with Aderant, iManage, and various email platforms. Great benefits and free parking. 

For consideration, provide resume via email to: staff.recruiter@lowndes-law.com

Intellectual Property: Senior Level Patent Attorney or Group of Such Attorneys

November 28, 2022

Senior level patent attorney or group of such attorneys experienced in a broad area of intellectual property including, but not limited to, licensing and patent and trademark prosecution as well as general intellectual property counseling and advice on transactions.

This person will embrace an opportunity to lead and expand a busy and fast growing practice group within the firm and Central Florida community. Candidate must be a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Team player with the ability to communicate, lead and motivate. Litigators also considered but must be able to handle general work as well. Existing book of business a plus. The ability to develop business and a willingness to actively participate in (a) recruiting other professionals and (b) marketing efforts of the practice group is a must. E-mail resume to greg.mcneill@lowndes-law.com or send via fax to 407-843-4444. EOE

Legal Assistant - Probate and Trusts & Estates

November 28, 2022

Lowndes has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant to support a Probate and Trusts & Estates partner in a busy and dynamic estate planning and probate practice. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of legal secretarial experience. Familiarity with estate planning and/or probate matters is a plus.

This is a people-oriented practice with a significant amount of client contact requiring a positive attitude and excellent communication skills both written and verbal. This position includes a heavy administrative component. This is a great opportunity to work with a senior partner who is recognized as a leader in this practice area.

Candidates must be detail oriented, highly organized, proactive, and must be able to manage shifting priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent computer skills are required. Compensation is commensurate with experience and the level of the position. Excellent benefits and work environment.

If this sounds like the position for you, please provide your resume for immediate consideration to staff.recruiter@lowndes-law.com.

Financial Reporting Analyst

November 28, 2022

The Financial Reporting Analyst will prepare financial reports, review and provide analysis, analyze trends, and create financial projections. Performs repetitive monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting. Supports CFO and Controller with monthly financial reporting & analysis, year-end financial compilation, preparation of materials for leadership meetings and is the budget lead. Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and is previously experience working with transactional Accounting.

Requires ability to: manage and prioritize multiple time sensitive projects; maintain confidentiality of accounting and payroll information; extract data and create reports from financial and accounting records; organize work to meet deadlines and work independently; communicate effectively, orally and in writing; perform a variety of detailed accounting, bookkeeping, and financial management duties; prepare complex and creative financial analysis/schedules; serve other departments within the firm.

Under general supervision, work is performed within established procedures; however, the Financial Reporting Analyst exercises judgment and makes recommendations related to proper handling of, and improvements to, established policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:
  • Review, identify and resolve problems and discrepancies in accounting records or documents, including making appropriate general ledger adjustments.
  • Develop, prepare, summarize, and analyze complex schedules and financial reports.
  • Conduct complex projects on a wide variety of finance and accounting issues. Evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations and prepare effective reports.
  • Compile and coordinate monthly financial reports.
  • Lead the annual budget process for non-compensation related expenses.
  • Prepare various analysis and schedules used for preparing the annual financial statements and tax returns.


Other duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform or assist with any operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements.
  • Maintain safe work area and comply with safety procedures and equipment operating rules keeping work area in a clean orderly condition.
  • Participate in any variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required, CPA and/or MBA is a plus.


Knowledge, Abilities and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of GAAP and ability to apply this knowledge in varied work situations.
  • Knowledge of research, statistical, analytical, and reporting methods, techniques and procedures.
  • QuickBooks experience is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite with an emphasis on advanced Excel skills.
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized. Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines; prioritize effectively while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude.
  • Critical thinking skills with demonstrated superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion.
  • Achievement oriented, thrives in fast-paced environment and can balance sense of urgency with sound financial judgment and controls.


Experience:

Prefer three to five years of experience in an accounting or financial analyst role.

Previous work experience in professional service organization is preferred.


Operating Principles:

Employees are expected to work and act as a team player in all interactions; provide a high level of customer service at all times; project and maintain a positive image with those contacted in the course of work; develop and maintain collaborative and respectful working relationships with team members and others; and, consistently provide quality service.


Working Conditions:

Office environment; sustained posture in a seated position; intense attentiveness and computer operation for prolonged periods.


Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant

November 28, 2022

Lowndes has an opening for a Legal Assistant to support a Commercial Loan and Real Estate practice group located in its Mount Dora office.

Qualifications: A minimum of three (3) years of experience in commercial loan and real estate transactions issuing title insurance. This position requires excellent technical, organizational and interpersonal skills. A positive attitude and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must. Candidates must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and must be able to prioritize and manage multiple priorities and thrive in a fast-paced practice. Candidates should type a minimum of 60 wpm, preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office a must. Qualified candidates, please provide your Resume via email to: staff.recruiter@lowndes-law.com

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