Robert Half Legal Assistant in Clearwater, 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.In some cases, law firms prefer three to five years of legal experience in a law firm or other corporate legal department.
How you will make an impact
Execute word processing, filing and faxing
Gather documents and assemble data as directed by lawyers and paralegals
Cache e-documents and files
Lead the maintenance of computer database input and retrieval
Prepare documents for photocopying/scanning
Administer matter management and record keeping
Take the lead on the research of legal issues and investigative tasks, which may include collecting information and documents from external parties, as needed
Generate correspondence and memorandum
Navigate through a variety of court and agency web sites and collect relevant content
Cross-reference copied documents with originals to ensure accuracy Requirements - 3+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity
Experience assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions
Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database
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
Experience with Draft Documents
Proficiency in federal court
State courts experience preferred
E-file experience desired
Conducting routine discovery
Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information
This dynamic, growing firm has an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career. If you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you!
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