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Robert Half Legal Assistant in San Jose, Ca, California

Description

Boutique law firm based in San Jose, CA has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant! This Legal Assistant will report to the Firm Administrator and support 2-3 workers' comp defense attorneys. As a Legal Assistant with this firm, your role will involve providing legal and administrative support to attorneys including preparing various legal documents, communicating with clients, preparing for deposition and trial, and handling various administrative tasks around the office. This is a task-centric role that requires the ability to work independently and efficiently. If you're looking to grow your litigation experience with a work-life balance and casual law firm, this is the position for you! This legal assistant must be able to work on-site on a hybrid or full-time basis. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year of experience working in a law firm; prior workers' compensation or personal injury experience is a plus but not required.

Responsibilities:

• Communicating effectively with clients and addressing their inquiries

• Template drafting pleadings and template legal documents

• Managing and organizing trial binders and exhibits

• Managing discovery processes in legal cases as needed

• Providing administrative support

• Utilizing case management software to track and manage cases

• Managing calendars and scheduling appointments and meetings

• Preparing for trials, including court filings and other documentation

Requirements

Qualifications:

• Minimum of one year of experience as a Legal Assistant or similar role

• Prior experience in workers' comp or personal injury is a plus but not required

• Strong administrative skills, including organization and time management

• Experience with preparing legal documents is a plus

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work well in a team and independently

• Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

• High level of discretion and ethical approach to work

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.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

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.

© 2024 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/terms) .

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