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Robert Half Real Estate Legal Assistant in Seattle, Washington

Description

ROBERT HALF is partnering with a mid-sized firm in Seattle, Washington in search of a Litigation Legal Assistant. In addition to a competitive salary, this position is 2 days WFH and offers 17 days PTO, 10.5 holidays, Paid MDV premiums for employees, HSA, 401K with 7.5% profit sharing. This position provides legal administrative support to attorneys in the Real Estate practice group.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Prepare template/shell legal documents; revise, finalize, file and distribute legal documents; revise and finalize commercial and real estate transactional documents; and facilitate recording of real estate documents with county recorder’s offices.

  • Keyboard correspondence and simple to complex legal documents and forms from transcription, handwritten drafts, or notes; apply track changes, formatting, and styles; proofread, format, edit, label and redact documents; transcribe voice mail messages and attorney dictation; and compare documents using document comparison software and produce redline comparison.

  • Enter, proofread, and close timekeepers’ time entries in billing software; review, proofread, distribute, and track proformas and client invoices; manage complex proformas, incorporate edits, and mail out client invoices

  • Work with and provide coverage for practice assistant team during times of need, such as heavy workload and unplanned or planned absences; delegate and coordinate projects with support departments; assist coworkers and timekeepers with questions related to technology or firm procedure; and participate in team meetings.

  • Scan, copy, fax, print, and organize documents; request and review conflicts reports; open new client/matters using firm’s electronic records system; maintain electronic and physical files;

  • Maintain timekeepers’ calendars and monitor docketing deadlines; review documents and correspondence for important deadlines and information; maintain Outlook and Interaction contacts and working lists; distribute internal and external mail electronically and/or by hard copy; schedule meetings and coordinate reservations for conference rooms and lunches; track Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits and prepare compliance reports to state bar associations; prepare and submit appropriate request form for business development or professional development expense approval; answer phone calls and relay phone messages; arrange travel; update and maintain practice group page on the firm’s intranet; and comply with firm policies, including confidentiality, insider trading issues, etc.

  • Familiarity with real estate transactions preferred

Software: iManage, Chrome River, Carpe Diem, Aderant billing and financial tools, Intapp, Meeting Room Manager, Visio, AIA contract software, WestlawNext, WestCheck, Box, Workshare Compare, Metadata Assistant, and InterAction is preferred

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • 5+ YOE in administrative support, preferably in the area of real estate law but not required

  • Certificate in administrative assistant, legal assistant/secretary, or paralegal program, or related field in lieu of one year of work experience

To be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume to Renee(period)Guan(at)RobertHalf(period)com with "Litigation LA - SEA" in the subject line.

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