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Robert Half Legal Assistant in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Description Are you looking to advance your career as a Legal Assistant? Consider this opportunity. A passionate Legal Assistant with solid computer skills will find a great opportunity at this booming legal organization. You might be a good fit for this position, if you have the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess. If you think you're a good fit, apply today with Robert Half! This permanent Legal Assistant employment is based in the Washington, District of Columbia area.

What you get to do every single day

  • Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery

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

  • Monitor deadlines and maintain the case calendar

  • Prepare court filings and file electronically as required

  • Take part in the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

  • Draw up various documents and correspondence

  • Uphold confidentiality at all times

  • Take incoming phone calls, lending an extra ear when phone lines are busy

  • Arrange correspondence, pleadings, and service on parties Requirements - 2+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Office

  • Proficiency in billing software for attorneys

  • Knowledge of Probate & Estate Administration

  • Estate planning experience

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Excellent knowledge of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent through each task performed

  • Incoming phone call management skills desired

  • Eagerness to learn new concepts

Become part of this dynamic, growing firm and take the next step in your legal career. We want to hear from anyone who is eager to work who loves working in a strong team-oriented environment.


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.

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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 for more information.

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