Legal Assistant

Employer
Robert Half Legal
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 02000-0010115019Classification: Administrative AssistantCompensation: $19.00 to $22.00 per hourAn expanding legal department has an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated Legal Assistant who is looking to grow their legal career. If you are a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multitask, with a real passion for the legal industry, this may be the position for you. This short term temporary Legal Assistant employment is based in the Annapolis, Maryland area. Key responsibilities - Deliver secretarial support and special reception - Uphold the standards of confidentiality at all times - Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery - Take incoming phone calls and lend an extra ear with handling high volume phone lines - Prepare a variety of documents and correspondence - Compose court filings, sometimes electronically - Prepare correspondence and pleadings, plan out service on parties - Maintain the electronic document system as well as file hard copies of documents - Keep maintenance of the case calendar and observance of deadlines - Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent through each task performed - 1 or more years of experience handling multi-line phone systems (15+ lines) - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing - Legal files experience - MS Outlook experience - Typing 45 - 60 words per minute experience preferred - Microsoft Excel experience desired - Email experience preferred - 2+ years of previous work experience and a dedication to integrity - Skills in Internet research, Google suite functions, calendaring, and Word - Demonstrated enthusiasm to learn new ideas and conceptsLocated in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training. Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2017 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.