Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

DescriptionA Legal Assistant who is highly skilled and motivated will be able to grow their legal career in this growing legal organization. We have a great opportunity for a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multi-task. This short-term temporary-to-full-time Legal Assistant employment is based in the Washington, District of Columbia area. Anyone with a real passion for the legal industry will be interested in this job. This could be the ideal Legal Assistant position for you - apply today by sending your resume to Grace Nowlin, at grace.nowlin@roberthalflegal.com.Responsibilities

Answer incoming calls and assist in handling high volume phone lines

Produce court filings, either on paper and electronically as required

Collaborate with attorneys on key discovery and client intake

Uphold confidentiality at all times

Ensure documents have copies in hard form as well as within the electronic document system

Produce a variety of documents and correspondence

Maintain case calendar and monitor deadlines

Efficiently organize correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties

Partake in preparing exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

Requirements

Demonstrated enthusiasm to learn new ideas and concepts

Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize client matters and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

Incoming phone call management skills desired

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

Proven knowledge of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Comprehensive knowledge of Personal Injury Law

Medical records experience highly desired

Proficiency in insurance claims

Civil litigation experience

Spanish Language experience preferred

1+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

If you're looking for an excellent opportunity, you could take the next step in your legal career as part of thie dynamic, growing firm. People who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment are our ideal candidates..Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with some of the best companies on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, and document review matters. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal jobs that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.490.5592 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/legal to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation.© 2020 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $19.00 - $22.00 / HourlyLocation: WASHINGTON, DCDate Posted: August 6, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 04510-0011519790Staffing Area: Legal

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