Robert Half Legal Assistant in Boca Raton, Florida
Description Legal Assistants directly support lawyers and may be required to supervise other legal staff, such as legal secretaries or file clerks.Legal Assistants should have strong analytical, communication and organizational skills, as well as computer and technical knowledge.Some law firms prefer three to five years of legal experience in a law firm or other corporate legal department.
What you get to do every single day
Group documents and assemble data as directed by lawyers and paralegals
Be responsible for matter management and record keeping
Check to make sure copied documents are legitimate like the originals
Organize e-documents and files
Scout and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites
Lead computer database input and retrieval
Word processing, faxing, and filing
Set up correspondence and memorandum
Delegate legal research and investigative tasks, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties, as directed
Photocopy/scan documents Requirements - Experience assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions
2+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity
Schedule Depositions experience highly desired
Probate experience required
Strong familiarity with estate planning
Adeptness in Draft Documents
Probate & Estate Administration experience
Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database
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
Take the next step in your legal career as part of this dynamic, growing firm. People who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment are our ideal candidates.
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.
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