Legal Assistant





Date Posted:

October 6, 2017

Employment Type:

Contract Legal Professionals

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An expanding legal department has an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated Legal Assistant who is looking to grow their legal career. If you are a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multitask, with a real passion for the legal industry, this may be the position for you. This short term temporary Legal Assistant employment is based in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
Key responsibilities
- Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery
- Produce a variety of documents and correspondence
- Provide special reception, as well as secretarial support
- File hard copies of documents and maintain electronic document system
- Consistently uphold standards of confidentiality
- Prepare court filings and file electronically as required
- Efficiently organize correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties
- Answer incoming calls and assist in handling high volume phone lines
- Maintain case calendar and monitor deadlines
- Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials
- Self-starter and strong ethical standards
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
- Incoming phone call management skills required
- Eagerness to take initiative and learn quickly
- 2+ years of previous work experience and a dedication to integrity
- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent
- Good understanding of Internet research, Google suite functions, calendaring, Word, and Excel
- Strong familiarity with closing
- Document production experience
- Command of bond financing
- Demonstrated knowledge of mail processing
- Solid understanding of banking and finance law
- Adeptness in scheduling
- Experience with Shipping
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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