Robert Half Legal Assistant in Oakland, California
Oakland litigation law firm has an immediate opening for an entry-level Legal Assistant! This Legal Assistant will join a tenured team of attorneys and support staff focusing on toxic tort litigation. If you're aiming to develop your legal career under skilled mentorship, this is the job for you! This position is for candidates who have ambition, organization skills, passion for the field, and the ability to take on multiple tasks at once. This Legal Assistant will work in the deposition department and assist with all aspects of deposition collection and review throughout litigation. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate or recent paralegal certificate graduate; no legal experience is required for consideration. Training will be provided!!
Your responsibilities in this role
Draft correspondence and legal documents, arrange for service on parties
Answer incoming phone calls to the Deposition department
Draw up various documents and correspondence
Collaborate with attorneys on key discovery and legal documents
Review incoming documents from opposing counsel
Uphold the standards of confidentiality at all times
The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate or recent paralegal certificate graduate
No legal experience is required for consideration
The ability to work remotely (wifi, computer, etc.)
Excellent verbal, written, and social skills
Eagerness to learn quickly
Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
If you want to take the next step in your legal career, this dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. If you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you!
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