Robert Half Legal Assistant in Orlando, Florida
Description Legal Assistants support lawyers directly, and may be required to supervise other legal staff such as legal secretaries or file clerks.The ideal Legal Assistant will have sound technical and computer knowledge as well as excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills.In some cases, law firms prefer three to five years of legal experience in a law firm or other corporate legal department.
Manage e-documents and files
Perform word processing, filing and faxing
Take the lead on the research of legal issues and investigative tasks, which may include collecting information and documents from external parties, as needed
Check originals and confirm copies are error-proof
Draft correspondence and memorandum
Uphold computer database input and retrieval
Look over matter management and record keeping
Organize documents and assemble data as directed by lawyers and paralegals
Manage documents for photocopying/scanning
Find and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites Requirements - Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information
Experience assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions
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
Conducting routine discovery
Insurance defense experience
Proficiency in e-file
Foundational knowledge in Defense Litigation
1+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity
Are you looking to take the next step in your legal career? A 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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