Civil Litigation Legal Assistant

Employer
Robert Half Legal
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 06, 2019
Closes
Aug 21, 2019
Ref
278848146
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-0011098184Classification: Legal AssistantCompensation: DOERobert Half Legal is seeking a dedicated Civil Litigation Legal Assistant for an established firm in Downtown DC. This temporary opportunity is a great fit for anyone looking to expand their skills and provide their expertise to a growing team. If you're ready to take the next step in your career, apply today!Your responsibilities in this role- Maintain the case calendar and observe deadlines- Manage hard copies of documents, as well as the electronic document system- Assemble correspondence and pleadings, as well as make arrangements for service on parties- Answer incoming calls and assist in handling high volume phone lines- Draft motions to dismiss and various documents to the courts- Correspond with clients and keep them up to date on their cases- Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials- Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake- Uphold confidentiality at all times- Produce court filings, either on paper and electronically as required with the state and federal courts- Enter attorney time- Coordinate domestic and international travel for attorneys and staff- Compile expense reports and file in the firm databaseFor immediate consideration, send your resume directly to Erin Doyle at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]- Strong knowledge of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets- Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling client matters, and adhering to strict deadlines- Previous experience with ChromeRiver a plus!- 2+ years prior experience working within a law firm- Excellent phone etiquette and ability to establish rapport with diverse clientele- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement- Excellent oral and written communications skills- Deep understanding of database management- Well-founded grasp of Calendar (docket)- Proven knowledge of electronic filing with the courtsFor immediate consideration, send your resume directly to Erin Doyle at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]If you want to take the next step in your legal career, this dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. We're calling all candidates 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 888-490-5592 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. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. (C) 2019 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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