Legal Assistant

Employer
Robert Half Legal
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 02000-0010445564Classification: Administrative AssistantCompensation: $13.30 to $15.40 per hourLooking to advance your career as a Legal Assistant? If you're looking to work in a booming legal department, there is an opening for a passionate Legal Assistant with solid computer skills. In this role, it will be critical for you to have the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess. Apply with Robert Half Legal if you're a good fit! This short term temporary-to-fulltime Legal Assistant employment is based in the Columbia, Maryland area. Your responsibilities - Prepare court filings, sometimes filing them electronically - Take incoming phone calls and lend an extra ear with handling high volume phone lines - Keep maintenance of the case calendar and observance of deadlines - Produce a variety of documents and correspondence - Assemble correspondence and pleadings, as well as make arrangements for service on parties - Administer special reception and secretarial support - Partake in preparing exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials - Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake - Manage hard copies of documents, as well as the electronic document system - Uphold the standards of confidentiality at all times- Incoming phone call management skills desired - Detailed and have the ability work independently - Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) - Advanced knowledge of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets - Data entry experience - Command of legal research - Demonstrated enthusiasm to learn new ideas and concepts - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - Desire to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines - Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity This dynamic, growing firm has an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career. People who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment are our ideal candidates. .Located 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) 2018 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

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