Robert Half International Legal Assistant in Oakland, California
Law Firm in the East Bay has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant or entry level Paralegal! This person will join the legal team and assist in projects as requested by the attorneys, scheduling and calendaring meetings and depositions, and backup office services when needed. If you're looking to join a tenured team and gain quality experience in the legal field, this is the position for you! This position will be remote to start, however the candidate will be expected to go onsite full time once the pandemic lifts. No experience is needed, but the ideal candidate will have 6+ months of experience working in a law firm and a college degree or ABA approved paralegal certificate. Responsibilities will include:
Heavy email correspondence
Scheduling and calendaring meetings and depositions
Provide back up admin support to other departments
Basic office administrative duties (copying, filing, scanning, etc.)
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
College degree with previous work experience in a law firm OR an ABA approved paralegal certificate
Great attention to detail
Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
Eagerness to learn quickly
6+ months of experience working in an office setting
Knowledgeable computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems is preferred
This is an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career and become part of a dynamic, growing firm. People who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment are our ideal candidates.
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.
Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.
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.