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Robert Half International Legal Assistant in Walnut Creek, California

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Complex litigation firm in the East Bay has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant! This Legal Assistant will join a small team of support professionals to assist 5+ attorneys with all phases of the litigation lifecycle. If you're aiming to develop your legal career with a successful and established law firm, this is the position for you! 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. The ideal candidate will have at 6+ months of legal experience in a civil litigation practice area. Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare a variety of documents and correspondence

  • Compose court filings, sometimes electronically

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

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

  • Arrange correspondence, pleadings, and service on parties

  • Triage mail and email

  • Administrative projects as assigned

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to erika.winkler@roberthalflegal.com

Requirements

  • 6+ months of legal experience in a civil litigation practice area

  • Able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist the team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Practical knowledge of Dropbox preferred

  • Strong familiarity with civil litigation

  • General familiarity with Zoom

  • Excellent telephone etiquette and keyboard skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Hunger to discover new ideas and learn quickly

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

  • Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

If you're looking for work at a dynamic, growing firm, this could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. This position will be a great fit for someone who is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment.

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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.

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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.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Date Posted: September 15, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 00340-0011556740

Staffing Area: Legal

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