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Robert Half International Legal Assistant in Dallas, Texas

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NOW HIRING | LITIGATION LEGAL ASSISTANT

Law firm in downtown Dallas is hiring a litigation legal assistant to support four attorneys. This legal assistant must have a good attitude and ready to take on substantive legal tasks as well as administrative duties. This is a true Legal Assistant in that it's a blended legal secretary and paralegal hybrid role. Are you looking to advance your career as a Legal Assistant? Consider this opportunity. Passionate candidates with solid computer skills will be interested in this opportunity for a Legal Assistant in a booming legal organization. You will succeed in this position if you have the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess.

Please send you resume to Brittany.White@roberthalflegal.com.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the electronic document system as well as file hard copies of documents

  • Partake in preparing exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

  • Assemble a variety of documents and correspondence

  • Take incoming phone calls and lend an extra ear with handling high volume phone lines

  • Prepare correspondence and pleadings, plan out service on parties

  • Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake

  • Maintain consistent confidentiality

  • Assemble court filings, sometimes electronically when required

  • Manage the case calendar and keep an eye on deadlines

Requirements

  • Hunger to discover new ideas and learn quickly

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

  • Microsoft Outlook experience

  • Experience with e-file

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Commercial Litigation

  • Well-founded grasp of Intapp

  • General familiarity with Elite

  • Proven knowledge of NetDocuments

  • Defense litigation experience preferred

  • Quality experience with proofreading

  • Practical knowledge of typing over 60 words per minute

  • Wide ranging experience with subpoenas

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

  • Expert-level skills in Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets

  • Demeanor to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines

  • Excellent telephone etiquette and keyboard skills

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

If you're looking for work at a dynamic, growing firm, this could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. We want to hear from anyone who is eager to work who loves working in a strong team-oriented environment.

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Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. 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.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: January 15, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04010-0011643317

Staffing Area: Legal

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