Robert Half Legal Legal Assistant in Houston, Texas

Our confidential client has an open position for a highly-skilled and driven Legal Assistant . This is a rapidly growing legal services company that helps attorneys administer complex, mass settlements to ensure that all parties receive the proper settlement awards. Our team is filled with organized, critical thinkers who put their problem-solving abilities together to find and communicate the best outcomes for our clients.

  • Preparation of various documents and correspondence

  • Provide special reception and secretarial support

  • Maintain case calendar and monitor deadlines

  • Draft correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties

  • Prepare court filings and file electronically as required

  • Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery

  • Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

  • File hard copies of documents and maintain electronic document system

  • Answer incoming calls and assist in handling high volume phone lines

  • Uphold confidentiality at all times

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions 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 dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Req ID: 04170-9500702690

Functional Role: Account Executive/Staffing Manager

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Houston

Postal Code: 77056

Compensation: DOE

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of previous work experience and a dedication to integrity

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent through each task performed

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent phone etiquette and ability to establish rapport with diverse clientele

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Eagerness to learn quickly

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Knowledgeable with Internet research, Google suite functions, calendaring, Microsoft Word and Excel. This is an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career and become part of a dynamic, growing firm. If you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you! Contact us today to grow your legal career!