Robert Half Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant in BALTIMORE, Maryland
Description Legal Assistants directly support lawyers and may be required to supervise other legal staff, such as legal secretaries or file clerks.The ideal Legal Assistant will have sound technical and computer knowledge as well as excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills.Some law firms prefer three to five years of legal experience in a law firm or other corporate legal department.
Perform computer database input and retrieval
Electronically categorize files
Make sure copies are valid next to the originals
Set up correspondence and memorandum
Store documents and assemble data as directed by lawyers and paralegals
Scan and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites
Scan and photocopy documents
Maintain word processing, filing and faxing
Lead the research of legal issues and investigative tasks, which may include collecting information and documents from external parties, as needed
Matter management, record keeping, etc Requirements - Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database
Experience assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions
Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information
Conducting routine discovery
Drafting legal court documents, such as pleadings, motions, affidavits and subpoenas; transactional documents, such as trusts, wills, contracts and real estate leases; and closing documents
Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel
Schedule Depositions experience
Expertise in e-Filing
Proficiency in Calendar Management
Schedule Appointments experience highly desired
Commercial Litigation experience desired
Proven knowledge of Microsoft Word
3+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity
This is an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career and become part of a dynamic, growing firm. If you're looking for a position where you will work in a strong team-oriented environment, we would love to hear from you!
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