Legal Assistant


Salary:

$21.38 to $24.75 per hour

Location:

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Date Posted:

May 10, 2019

Employment Type:

Contract Legal Professionals

Job Reference:

01020-0010949115

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
This Legal Assistant position offers candidates the chance to advance their careers. This booming legal organization might have a job for you, if you're a passionate Legal Assistant with solid computer skills. You will succeed in this position if you have the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess. Candidates who feel they are a good fit should apply with Robert Half Legal. This short-term temporary-to-full-time Legal Assistant employment is based in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida area.

What you get to do every day

- Maintain confidentiality at all times

- Answer incoming calls and assist in handling high volume phone lines

- Manage hard copies of documents, as well as the electronic document system

- Prepare correspondence and pleadings, plan out service on parties

- Produce a variety of documents and correspondence

- Aid attorneys with key discovery and client intake

- Take part in the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

- Compose court filings, sometimes electronically

- Keep maintenance of the case calendar and observance of deadlines
Requirements
- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- Deep understanding of Draft Legal Documents

- Daily Schedule experience desired

- Knowledge of Calendar Management

- Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

- Eagerness to learn quickly

- Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling client matters, and adhering to strict deadlines

- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Excellent telephone etiquette and keyboard skills

- Mastery of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets



Please send resume to [email protected]

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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 U.S. 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.

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