Robert Half Legal Assistant in MIAMI, Florida
Description Legal Assistants support lawyers directly, and may be required to supervise other legal staff such as legal secretaries or file clerks.Legal Assistants should have strong analytical, communication and organizational skills, as well as computer and technical knowledge.In some cases, law firms prefer three to five years of legal experience in a law firm or other corporate legal department.
How you will make an impact
Maintain electronic documents and files
Cross-reference copies and originals to confirm both are proper
Lead the maintenance of computer database input and retrieval
Search through a variety of court and agency web sites and collect relevant content
Maintain matter management and record keeping
Assemble documents for photocopying/scanning
Govern over legal research and investigative tasks, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties, as directed
Assemble documents and arrange data as directed by lawyers and paralegals
Produce correspondence and memorandum
Keep up with word processing, filing and faxing Requirements - Drafting legal court documents, such as pleadings, motions, affidavits and subpoenas; transactional documents, such as trusts, wills, contracts and real estate leases; and closing documents
Deep understanding of commercial real estate
Real estate experience
Commercial Litigation experience desired
Knowledge of Legal Documentation
Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information
Experience assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions
Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database
Conducting routine discovery
2+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity
Do you want to become part of a dynamic, growing firm? This position could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. We want to hear from you, if you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment.
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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, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.