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Legal Assistant

Company: Robert Half
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Ref ID: 31889760Classification: ParalegalCompensation: $30000.00 to $35000.00 yearlyRobert Half Direct is seeking a Legal Assistant for an established law firm with a focus on workers compensation.Responsibilities:

  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case; files, manage logistics, etc.)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Support attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
  • Help with jury selection and witnesses preparation
  • Provide assistance with case settlementsJob Requirements:
    • 2 + years of legal assistant experience
    • Ability 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
    • Knowledgeable with Google suite functions, calendaring, Microsoft Word, and ExcelRobert 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.. 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 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 ( ).

Keywords: Robert Half, Columbia , Legal Assistant, Legal , Columbia, South Carolina

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