Legal Assistant

Employer
Robert Half Legal
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Closes
Jun 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-0010475197Classification: Administrative AssistantCompensation: $23.75 to $27.50 per hourLooking for a job in a growing Legal legal department? This Legal Assistant role is a great opportunity for highly skilled and motivated individuals to grow their legal careers! 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 long term temporary-to-fulltime Legal Assistant employment is based in the Washington, District of Columbia area. You'll love this job if you have a real passion for the legal industry. You might find this is exactly the Legal Assistant position you're looking for. What you get to do every single day - Manage hard copies of documents, as well as the electronic document system - Take incoming phone calls and lend an extra ear with handling high volume phone lines - Prepare a variety of documents and correspondence - Maintain consistent confidentiality - Produce court filings, either on paper and electronically as required - Draft correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties - Monitor deadlines and maintain the case calendar - Administer special reception and secretarial support - Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery - Partake in preparing exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials- Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities - Incoming phone call management skills required - 5+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity - Excellent knowledge of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets - Eagerness to learn about new ideas and concepts - Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired - Microsoft Word experience highly desired - Real estate law experience - Solid understanding of commercial real estate - Exhibits experience - Microsoft Excel experience - Desire to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines If you want to take the next step in your legal career, this dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. We want to hear from any candidates out there who are eager to work 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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