Robert Half Legal Assistant in Oakland, California
Legal Assistants support lawyers directly, and may be required to supervise other legal staff such as legal secretaries or file clerks.Legal Assistants should have computer and technical knowledge as well as strong 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.
Store documents and assemble data as directed by lawyers and paralegals
Govern matter management and record keeping
Govern over legal research and investigative tasks, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties, as directed
Carry out word processing, filing and faxing
Maintain documents for photocopying/scanning in an organized fashion
Take care of computer database input and retrieval
Set up correspondence and memorandum
Scan and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites
Review original documents to ensure copies are precise
Electronically categorize files
For confidential consideration, please email your resume to Jennifer Shin, Vice President for Permanent Placement Services Division, at jennifer.shin‹at›roberthalf‹dot›com . Thank you!
Requirements - Conducting routine discovery
Practical knowledge of ParaLegals
Foundational knowledge in Draft Pleadings
Experience with Trial Exhibits
Employer employment law experience
Federal courts experience
Proven knowledge of Employee Relations Investigations
State courts experience required
Well-founded grasp of Investigation Reports
General familiarity with Calendar (docket)
2+ years of relevant experience
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
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
Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database
If you want to take the next step in your legal career, this dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. People who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment are our ideal candidates.
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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.