Legal Assistant


Salary:

$14.00 to $16.00 per hour

Location:

Sunrise, FL

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Contract Legal Professionals

Job Reference:

01020-9501895273

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Legal Assistant needed to assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts, or preparing legal documents. A typical legal support is responsible for conducting research to support a legal proceeding, formulate a defense or to initiate legal action. Job Responsibilities: Prepare correspondence and legal papers such as summonses, complaints, motions, responses, and subpoenas under the supervision of an attorney or a paralegal. Review legal journals and assist with legal research. May assist new lawyers how to prepare documents for submission to the courts. Assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records. Attend legal meetings, such as client interviews, hearings, or depositions, and take notes. Organize and maintain law libraries, documents, and case files. Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.

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Requirements
Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, customer service and interpersonal skills. Basic ability to work independently and manage one's time. Basic knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, and the democratic political process. Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Education/Experience: Associate's degree in paralegal studies or equivalent training required. 5-7 years experience required.
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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