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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.The ideal Legal Assistant will have sound technical and computer knowledge as well as excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills.In some cases, law firms prefer three to five years of legal experience in a law firm or other corporate legal department.

Key responsibilities

  • Data-house matter management and record keeping

  • Bring together documents and assemble data as directed by lawyers and paralegals

  • Govern over legal research and investigative tasks, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties, as directed

  • Organize documents for photo copier and scanner

  • Perform proper checks to ensure copies and originals are error-free

  • Scan and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites

  • Work on correspondence and memorandum

  • E-Filing

  • Administer computer database input and retrieval

  • Keep up with word processing, filing and faxing Requirements - Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database

  • 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

  • ProLaw time and billing experience

  • Experience with Time Matters

  • Legal files experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with subpoenas

  • Billing software for attorneys experience preferred

  • Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information

  • Conducting routine discovery

  • Experience assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions

  • 2+ years of 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. We're looking for someone who is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment. If you think that sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

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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. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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