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Robert Half Trusts and Estates Legal Secretary in San Jose, California

Description Our client is looking for candidates with passion for the legal field to fill their exciting, growing firm's opening for a Legal Secretary. You might be a good fit for this position, if you can prioritize numerous tasks at once, and have the drive to succeed and further your career. This permanent Legal Secretary employment opportunity is with a company located in the San Jose, California area. Apply with Robert Half if this position is what you're looking for!


  • Perform administrative tasks as necessary

  • Utilize comprehensive knowledge of legal procedures

  • Transfer legal correspondence to clients

  • Update schedule with client interactions

  • Strong communication skills required to communicate with clients effectively and efficiently over the phone

  • Manage assigned files and deliver legal services under attorney supervision

  • Aid attorneys in the resolution of files in an effective and efficient manner

  • Manage and improve calendars and billing sheets

  • Offer support for several attorneys Requirements - Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Knowledge in database management

  • Exceptional time management skills preferred

  • Proficient in local jurisdictional and federal court rules and procedures

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets highly desired

  • Estate Law experience required

  • Solid understanding of estate planning

  • Previous experience handling legal correspondence and court filing is a plus

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're looking for a position where you will work in a strong team-oriented environment, we would love to hear from you!


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