Robert Half Legal Assistant in St. Petersburg, Florida
Description This Legal Assistant position is for candidates looking to advance their careers. If you are a passionate candidate with solid computer skills, you will be interested in this Legal Assistant opportunity offered by a booming legal organization in the Legal field. This position is for candidates with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess. Apply today with Robert Half—don't hesitate! This short-term contract / temporary Legal Assistant employment is based in the St. Petersburg, Florida area.
What you get to do every single day
Take incoming phone calls, lending an extra ear when phone lines are busy
Arrange correspondence, pleadings, and service on parties
Maintain confidentiality at all times
Prepare various documents and correspondence
Produce court filings, either on paper and electronically as required
Collaborate with attorneys on client intake and key discovery
Keep maintenance of the case calendar and observance of deadlines
Manage hard copies of documents, as well as the electronic document system
Partake in preparing exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials Requirements - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity
High-level skills in Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets
1 or more years of experience handling multi-line phone systems
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Eagerness to learn quickly
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize client matters and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent
Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)
Legal Assistant experience desired
At this dynamic, growing firm, you can take the next step in your legal career! If you're looking for a position where you will work in a strong team-oriented environment, we would love to hear from you!
Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.
Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.
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 contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.