Robert Half Litigation Assistant in Phoenix, Arizona
Robert Half Legal is seeking a Legal Assistant to provide administrative, legal secretarial, and/or clerical support for assigned lawyers and other members of the firm as necessary. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years' experience in a litigation setting.
Create, edit, format and produce Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents as needed
Provide telephone coverage to assigned attorneys
Complete and submit expense reports
Arrange for travel, seminars, conferences, etc.
Manage lawyer calendar appointments for client meetings, conference calls, etc.
Assist with time entries and billing as needed
Perform routine administrative tasks, such as printing, scanning, copying messenger service, etc.
Provide overflow support
Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorneys
Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress
Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review
Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes
2+ years of litigation experience
Ability to maintain confidentiality dealing with sensitive information and client matters.
Flexibility and willingness to work on various assignments, with various attorneys and staff, including overtime as needed
Ability to maintain composure in a high-pressure, fast paced environment
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to type 50-60 wpm
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
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