Robert Half Legal Assistant in EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois
Description Competent to Proficient knowledge and demonstrated skill set in:
MS Office Word, Excel, and Adobe
Typing, saving and calendaring events
Filing, organizing, and processing data
Reading and processing information from text and online sources
Proofing documents for spelling, punctuation and grammar
Ability to type quickly and accurately
Ability to communicate effectively with clients and coworkers
Exhibits engaged and active listening skills
Self-motivated and well-organized with the ability to prioritize and multitask
Customer Service skills preferred
Punctual and predictable attendance
Job duties must be regularly performed in the office
Preferred: Knowledge related to Asbestos, the diseases that can result from exposure, and available treatment.
Preferred: Knowledge of Asbestos containing products and in what industries they are used.
Preferred: 5+ years in legal industry or related higher education experience in legal, business, criminal justice, or related field
Position Duties (including, but not limited to):
Organize work tasks in a sequential and detail-oriented fashion to ensure accuracy of information and proper documentation of case notes
Read, scan, save and extract key information from various sources
Maintain case documents in both paper and electronic filing systems
Draft legal documents and organize documentation for attorneys
Interview clients or individuals with information regarding case details
Research products, industries, and work sites related to asbestos exposure
Work both independently and part of a team to ensure all case related information is accurately and effectively communicated and documented for other legal professionals working on the case.
Education, Certificates and Licenses:
High School Diploma or GED; higher education preferred
Must be able to pass pre-employment background check. Requirements Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy - Personal, Bankruptcy Law, Bankruptcy Filings, Draft Documents, Draft Legal Documents, Typing, Calendar Management, Calendar - Docket, Maintain Calendar
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