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Litigation Legal Assistant

Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
4 May 2021
Description Looking to grow your legal career? If you're highly skilled and motivated, this Legal department has a great opportunity for you as their Legal Assistant! We're seeking candidates who are motivated self-starters and standout colleagues, with good computer skills and ability to multi-task. This Full time Legal Assistant employment is based in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. This job might be a great opportunity for you, if you have a real passion for the legal industry. You might find this is exactly the Legal Assistant position you're looking for. Responsibilities - Collaborate with attorneys on key discovery and client intake - Maintain the case calendar and observe deadlines - Prepare court filings, sometimes filing them electronically - Assist in the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, trials, and hearings - Uphold the standards of confidentiality at all times - Ensure documents have copies in hard form as well as within the electronic document system - Produce a variety of documents and correspondence - Answer incoming phone calls and assist with handling phone lines when at high volume - Assemble correspondence and pleadings, as well as make arrangements for service on parties Requirements - Track record of expertise in Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets - 2+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity - Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills - Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Comprehensive knowledge of Civil Litigation - Assist Attorneys experience - Commercial Litigation experience preferred - Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling client matters, and adhering to strict deadlines - Eagerness to take initiative and learn quickly - 1 or more years of experience handling multi-line phone systems - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities Take the next step in your legal career as part of this dynamic, growing firm. We want to hear from you, if you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment. . Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. 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. © Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project attorneys do not constitute a law firm among themselves. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).
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Details

  • Job Reference: 277069354-2
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2021
  • Recruiter: Robert Half
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent