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Robert Half International Legal Assistant in Portland, Massachusetts


If you're aiming to develop your legal career, consider an opportunity with a successful legal organization as a Legal Assistant. This position is for candidates who have competency with computers, along with ambition, organization skills, passion for the field, and the ability to take on multiple tasks at once. This full-time Legal Assistant employment is based in the Portland, Maine. Take advantage of this opportunity with Robert Half Legal and apply today!

What you get to do every day

  • Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery

  • Prepare a variety of documents and correspondence

  • Manage hard copies of documents, as well as the electronic document system

  • Manage the case calendar and keep an eye on deadlines

  • Take incoming phone calls and lend an extra ear with handling high volume phone lines

  • Consistently uphold standards of confidentiality

  • Arrange correspondence, pleadings, and service on parties

  • Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

  • Compose court filings, sometimes electronically


  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

  • Eagerness to take initiative and learn quickly

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize client matters and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

  • 1+ years' litigation legal assistance experience

-Experience with e-filing

-Can handle high volume

  • Excellent phone etiquette and ability to establish rapport with diverse clientele

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

Are you looking to take the next step in your legal career? A dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. This position is for someone who is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment. If that's you, we want to hear from you!


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 for more information.

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