Robert Half International Legal Assistant in Oakland, California


This Legal Assistant position is for candidates looking to advance their careers. If you're looking to work in a booming legal department, there is an opening for a passionate Legal Assistant with solid computer skills. The ideal candidate for this position has the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess. Apply today with Robert Half Legal?don't hesitate! This Legal Assistant employment is based in the Oakland, California area.

Major responsibilities:

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

  • Assemble correspondence and pleadings, as well as make arrangements for service on parties

  • Take part in the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

  • Assemble court filings, sometimes electronically when required

  • Perform secretarial support and special reception

  • Answer incoming phone calls and assist with handling phone lines when at high volume

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times

  • Maintain the case calendar and observe deadlines

  • Assemble a variety of documents and correspondence

  • Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake


  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

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

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

  • Eagerness to learn quickly

  • Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Strong familiarity with filing

  • Typing 45 - 60 words per minute experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of legal knowledge

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Excellent telephone etiquette and keyboard skills

Do you want to become part of a dynamic, growing firm? This position could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. If you're looking for a position where you will work in a strong team-oriented environment, we would love to hear from you! Forward resumes over to [email protected]


Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Oakland, CA

Date Posted: December 4, 2018

Employment Type: Contract Legal Professionals

Job Reference: 00340-0010753410

Staffing Area: Legal