Legal Assistant


Salary:

$15.00 to $17.00 per hour

Location:

West Palm Beach, FL

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Contract Legal Professionals

Job Reference:

01020-9501895194

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Serves as initial contact for potential clients. Determines applicants? eligibility for services. Initially assesses applicants? legal issues and checks for conflicts of interest. Schedules appointments for all applicants found eligible for services. Enters client data into the Legal Server database. Performs all associated clerical/administrative tasks for fair housing attorneys. Enters and maintains client data in the Legal Server case management system. Assists Fair Housing Department with a variety of clerical duties, including file maintenance.

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Requirements
Receives all cold calls to Fair Housing Project.
? Performs initial screening with clients.
? Opens files for new cases and inputs new client data into Legal Server.
? Opens and closes telephone advice case files in Legal Server that are found to be ?Advice Only? or rejected by attorneys. Sends out closing letters when applicable.
? Performs paralegal work for attorneys: draft pleadings, file documents with Court, set hearings and mediations, prepare correspondence, phone calls, maintains files, and transcribes attorney intake notes into Legal Server.
? Attends staff and other meetings in the community as assigned.
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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