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Robert Half Legal Secretary in Portsmouth, Virginia

Description Busy law firm located in historic downtown Portsmouth, seeks an experienced litigation legal assistant. The experience in candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of litigation law firm experience and should be well versed in supporting litigation practices. This position will support senior attorneys. Primary Responsibilities • Assist attorneys and paralegals in the trial process, including discovery, pleadings, hearings, trial exhibits, and filings with courts • Prepare legal documents and correspondence from draft • Manage case documents in the firm’s systems • Open, organize, and maintain files • Manage attorneys’ calendars (hearings, depositions, etc.), schedule meetings • Monitor communications daily and ensure that deadlines are met Qualifications • Excellent organizational skills with an eye for detail • Self-starter • Ability to follow and implement a set work process and perform under strict guidelines, particularly those set by courts • Excellent written and verbal communications skills • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and have ability to prioritize; must be sensitive to deadlines • Strong work ethic and desire to learn • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Ideal candidate will have experience in personal injury and litigation, executive assistant experience is also a plus. Requirements Personal Injury Defense, Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Personal Injury Defense, Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Complex Litigation, Legal Assistant, Legal Briefs, Legal Codes, Legal Contracts, Legal Correspondence

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