Legal Assistant


Salary:

$18.05 to $20.90 per hour

Location:

N. Miami Beach, FL

Date Posted:

April 29, 2019

Employment Type:

Contract Legal Professionals

Job Reference:

01020-0010946839

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Looking to grow your legal career? This growing legal organization has a great opportunity for a Legal Assistant who is highly skilled and motivated. A motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multi-task will find a great opportunity with this new position! This short-term temporary Legal Assistant employment is based in the N. Miami Beach, Florida area. This job might be a great opportunity for you, if you have a real passion for the legal industry. This could be the Legal Assistant position you've been looking for.

What you get to do every day

- Draft correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties

- File hard copies of documents and maintain electronic document system

- Assemble a variety of documents and correspondence

- Maintain the case calendar and observe deadlines

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

- Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

- Assemble court filings, sometimes electronically when required

- Maintain consistent confidentiality

- Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake
Requirements
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

- Command of Microsoft Word

- MS Outlook experience

- Legal terminology experience

- Solid understanding of scheduling

- Excellent knowledge of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets

- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize client matters and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent through each task performed

- Incoming phone call management skills desired

- Eagerness to learn new concepts

- 3+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

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



Please send resumes 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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