Robert Half Legal Legal Assistant in ANNAPOLIS, Maryland

This Legal Assistant position with a successful legal department is for candidates aiming to develop their legal careers. In this role, it will be critical for you to have competency with computers, along with ambition, organization skills, passion for the field, and the ability to take on multiple tasks at once. This short term temporary Legal Assistant employment is based in the Annapolis, Maryland area. Candidates who feel they are a good fit should apply with Robert Half Legal. What you get to do every single day - Maintain the case calendar and observe deadlines - Assist in the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, trials, and hearings - Draw up various documents and correspondence - File hard copies of documents as well as maintain the electronic document system - Consistently uphold standards of confidentiality - Arrange correspondence, pleadings, and service on parties - Prepare court filings, sometimes filing them electronically - Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery - Administer special reception and secretarial support - Take incoming phone calls and lend an extra ear with handling high volume phone lines

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions 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 dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

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Req ID: 02000-0010401223

Functional Role: Administrative Assistant

Country: USA

State: MD


Postal Code: 21401-2352

Compensation: $14.25 to $16.50 per hour

Requirements: - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills - Knowledgeable with Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets - Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines - Legal files experience - Deep understanding of legal research - Legal terminology experience preferred - Command of legal knowledge - Excellent attention to detail - Demonstrated enthusiasm to learn new ideas and concepts - Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity - 1 or more years of experience handling multi-line phone systems - Excellent verbal, written, and social skills Are you looking to take the next step in your legal career? A dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. We're calling all candidates who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment. .