Robert Half Legal Legal Assistant in Carlsbad, California

Our client, a dynamic Family Law firm in North County, is looking to grow its team and is adding a strong Legal Assistant to assist the paralegal in Family Law Matters. This firm has received numerous favorable results in court with cases revolving around divorce, child custody, and child and spousal support. Daily Tasks for a Legal Assistant

  • Meet with clients

  • Contact and schedule various hearings at local courts

  • Filing documents at the courthouse

  • Prepare letters and pleadings

  • Calendar and keep track of court hearings and deadlines Requirements of a Legal Assistant

  • 2+ years of experience in Family Law

  • Experience drafting pleadings and filing with the courts

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience in discovery a plus Perks of a Legal Assistant at this Firm

  • Competitive compensation up to $16/hour DOE

  • Excellent benefits

  • Retirement plan with a match

  • Generous PTO If you are a Legal Assistant interested in getting your foot in the door at an exceptional Family Law firm, send me your resume and compensation requirements today!

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.

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Req ID: 00680-0010002588

Functional Role: Administrative Assistant

Country: USA

State: CA

City: Carlsbad

Postal Code: 92008

Compensation: $35,000.00 to $41,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Command of family law - Comprehensive knowledge of court filing - Pleadings experience - Strong familiarity with Discovery - 2+ years of previous work experience and a dedication to integrity - Demeanor to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines - Good understanding of Internet research, Google suite functions, calendaring, Word, and Excel - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Incoming phone call management skills required - Demonstrated enthusiasm to learn new ideas and concepts