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Legal Assistant

Company: Robert Half Legal
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Description Legal Assistants directly support lawyers and occasionally oversee other legal staff, such as file clerks or legal secretaries.The ideal Legal Assistant will have sound technical and computer knowledge as well as excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills.Three to five years of legal experience in a law firm or other corporate legal department may be preferred.Major responsibilities- Amass documents and assemble data as directed by lawyers and paralegals- Faxing, filing, and word processing- Draft communications and memorandum- Make sure the photocopier and scanner are ready for documents- Take care of computer database input and retrieval- Check to make sure copied documents are legitimate like the originals- House e-documents and files- Check through and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites- Handle matter management and record keeping- Carry out legal research and investigative tasks, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties, as directed Requirements + 2 + years of experience as an administrative assistant or legal assistant in the areas of estate planning, trust, estate and guardianship administration and trust & estate litigation preferred+ Provide administrative support for paralegals and attorneys+ Draft correspondence to clients and judiciary+ Answer client phone calls and schedule appointments+ Communicate with clients regarding appointments+ Organize, prepare and maintain client and office files both in electronic and paper filing systems.+ Open and sort incoming communications via standard or electronic delivery and distribute appropriately.+ Process attorney weekly time summaries, expense reports, check requests and travel arrangements.+ Prepare and submit new client and/or new matter forms and sub-files+ Coordinate and Calendar all pertinent meetings including but not limited to client meetings, hearings, court dates, depositions, arbitrations, mediations, court reporters, conference calls and client tasks per firm guidelines+ Proofread all work for both content and context+ Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task+ Outstanding written and verbal communications and able to professionally interact with clients, attorneys, and staff-Must Be Vaccinated You can take the next step in your legal career as part of this dynamic, growing firm. We're calling all candidates who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment..Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/mobile) and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information. - 2022 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .

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