Legal Assistant

Employer
Robert Half Legal
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 06, 2018
Closes
Aug 20, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-0010565284Classification: Administrative AssistantCompensation: $15.00 to $25.00 per hourIf you're looking to advance your career, you might thrive in this Legal Assistant position. A booming legal department has an opening for a passionate Legal Assistant with solid computer skills. Candidates with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess will be preferred for this position. Apply today with Robert Half Legal if you're a good fit for this position. This short term temporary Legal Assistant employment is based in the Washington, District of Columbia area. Your responsibilities in this role - Draft correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties - Prepare various documents and correspondence - File hard copies of documents and maintain electronic document system - Consistently uphold standards of confidentiality - Keep maintenance of the case calendar and observance of deadlines - Prepare court filings, sometimes filing them electronically - Deliver secretarial support and special reception - Contribute to the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, trials, and hearings - Take incoming phone calls, lending an extra ear when phone lines are busy - Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake All interested candidate's should send their resume to Raquel Flores [Click Here to Email Your Resume])- Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity - Excellent telephone etiquette and keyboard skills - Eagerness to learn quickly - Well-founded grasp of Calendar (docket) - Trust and estate tax experience desired - Knowledge of data entry - Strong familiarity with database management - Legal files experience highly desired - Proven knowledge of filing - Foundational knowledge in database monitoring - Mastery of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems - Strong attention to detail - Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent - Sound written and verbal communication skillsLocated 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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