Robert Half Legal Legal Assistant/Secretary in San Jose, California

A thriving, reputable client of ours is looking for an outgoing, productive LEGAL ASSISTANT/SECRETARY to join their skilled staff! The ideal candidate will be able to work under the direction of the lawyers and help them prepare for meetings, hearings and trials in their TRUSTS & ESTATES practice. You will also be asked to frequently undertake research projects for multiple cases to determine precedent, draft or complete legal documents and ensure the correct paperwork is filed with the courts within a specific time period. You may also be asked to work directly with clients in a non-advising capacity, such as answering questions, scheduling appointments and making sure all court requirements are met. Daily routine tasks for the role will be: Processing and transcribing documents, entering data, scheduling and taking dictation. Handle typical office duties, such as answering phones, managing inventory or performing accounting tasks. Keep cases organized by organizing and establishing files; documenting actions, monitoring calendars; inputting information into case management software and file database; confirming case status with attorney and meeting deadline. Keep clients updated by communicating case progress They are looking for someone that has experience in TRUSTS & ESTATES and you will have direct interaction with the clients and answering some basic questions about their documents or about estate planning in general. If you are a certified NOTARY PUBLIC, that is a plus as you would meet with the clients to sign and execute their documents. Please send resumes to with the subject line "Legal Assistant/Secretary" Robert Half offers great benefits such as 401k, vision, dental, etc. Please follow me on LinkedIn for current job opportunities: Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of highly skilled legal professionals, including lawyers, paralegals and legal support personnel, for law firms and corporate legal departments. With locations in Major North American and international markets, Robert Half Legal's deep network allows access to legal professionals other staffing firms don't. In addition, we offer legal project management and e-discovery services for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support and mergers and acquisitions, as well as dedicated, secure space for document review.

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting professionals on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and e-discovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, M&A; 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.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNEĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

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Req ID: 00370-9500278163

Functional Role: Legal Administrator/Manager

Country: USA

State: CA

City: San Jose

Postal Code: 95117

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Trusts & Estates experience, Notary is a plus