Legal Assistant


$55,000.00 to $67,000.00 per year



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October 29, 2017

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Legal Assistant
Our client, a leading international law firm is looking for a 3 plus years legal assistant for their growing Denver office to support attorneys in litigation and transactional law. The legal assistant will be responsible for the following: document processing methods and procedures; creating, editing, spell checking, and proofreading work product to ensure accuracy and completeness; accurately transcribing from tapes, e-filings with the state and federal court systems, transcribing dictation; preparing a variety of forms and creating new documents using the Firm’s best practice methods; scheduling and maintaining timekeepers’ calendars where appropriate; maintaining lawyer-client contact information and other pertinent information in the Firm’s client contact database program; inputting, reviewing, editing, and closing timekeepers’ time entries bi-weekly through the Firm’s web-based time entry program using Firm standards; handling monthly client billing (paper and electronic billing); reviewing billing proformas for accuracy and completeness; performing client, matter and timekeeper inquiries, and narrative edits; preparing timekeepers’ expense reports in a timely manner; arranging for payment of vendor invoices or checks to be drawn and charged to appropriate client/matter numbers; coordinating travel arrangements through in-house Travel Department; opening new matters and generating client conflict checks; coordinating with Records Department for file retrieval; setting up and maintaining timekeeper’s work files, including daily and regular filing; indexing and preparing files for off-site storage; preparing annual and/or supplemental audit letter responses; printing and organizing a variety of documents received in a range of formats, including emails, attachments and documents from CD ROM, and receives and prints faxes; answering telephones; arranging for video conferencing and setting up conference calls; and coordinating client meetings. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word (2010).• 60 wpm typing speed, excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation, and communication skills, attention to detail and good organizational and analytical skills are required. The firm offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. If you are qualified for this position, please email your resume to Branch Director, [email protected]
- High attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and writing skills
- Incoming phone call management skills desired
- Self-starter and strong ethical standards
- Eagerness to take initiative and learn quickly
- Knowledgeable with Internet research, Google suite functions, calendaring, Word, and Excel
- Civil litigation experience
- Desire to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines
- 3+ years of previous work experience and a dedication to integrity
- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well
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.

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