Robert Half Legal Legal Assistant in Plymout, Minnesota
Client in the Northwest Metro specializes in nationwide investigation and recovery of utility damage claims, in addition to consumer and commercial recoveries. Our growing company is seeking a Legal Assistant to assist our team in the areas of tort, consumer and commercial litigation. Desirable candidates will have a background in subrogation or construction and experience in civil litigation. Duties: -Provide litigation and administrative support to legal team -Prepare legal files for placement with outside counsel -Organize and maintain documents in electronic and paper filing systems -File, scan and reproduce evidence and other legal documents -Gather and organize information, evidence and documentation for litigation -Summarize case facts for attorneys and clients -Coordination and scheduling of witness interviews, depositions, settlement conferences, and other litigation meetings -Monitor and update case files, attorney records and client reports -Monitor and adhere to strict deadlines and timelines -Documentation of case expenses, invoices, and payments -Locating and evaluating attorney firms -Provide back-up support to corporate paralegal and other departments Requirements: -Effective oral and written communication with attorneys, staff, clients and others with non-legal job duties -Knowledge of the legal system, torts, and the litigation process -Litigation preparation experience with demonstrated competency in legal terminology -High attention to detail -Ability to work independently and with the team -Knowledge of software including MS Office and Adobe Acrobat -Strong customer service skills, including an ability to translate legal terms and proceedings into plain English -Ability to maintain strict confidentiality -Relevant educational certificate or degree -Background and drug testing
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: 02310-0009353336
Functional Role: Administrative Assistant
Postal Code: 55447
Compensation: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 per year
Requirements: Litigation, Litigation - Civil, Personal Injury Plaintiffs, Collections - Commercial, Collections - Consumer, Consumer Law Background, Drafting, Legal Key, Legal Files, Legal Knowledge, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Legal Terminology, e-File, Branch Administration