Legal Assistant

Robert Half Legal
Vienna, VA
Jun 08, 2018
Jun 21, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-0010476090Classification: Administrative AssistantCompensation: $12.35 to $14.30 per hourThere is a Legal Assistant opening at a growing legal department-this is a great opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated candidates looking to grow their legal career. We're hiring for a position that needs a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multi-task. This short term temporary-to-fulltime Legal Assistant employment is based in the Vienna, Virginia area. A real passion for the legal industry is a must for this job. You might find this is exactly the Legal Assistant position you're looking for. Responsibilities - Provide special reception and secretarial support - Maintain the case calendar and observe deadlines - Answer incoming phone calls and assist with handling phone lines when at high volume - Efficiently organize correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties - Assemble a variety of documents and correspondence - Compose court filings, sometimes electronically - Contribute to the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, trials, and hearings - File hard copies of documents as well as maintain the electronic document system - Maintain confidentiality at all times - Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery- Expert-level skills in Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets - Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills - Incoming phone call management skills desired - Eagerness to take initiative and learn quickly - Desire to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines - 1+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity - Administrative law experience If you're looking for an excellent opportunity, you could take the next step in your legal career as part of thie dynamic, growing firm. We want to hear from anyone who is eager to work who loves working in a strong team-oriented environment. .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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