Robert Half Legal Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas

If you're looking for work as a Legal Secretary, you could advance your career in this position, if you are a multitasking administrative wizard. Our client in the Legal field is looking for candidates with ambition and passion for the field to fill their opening for a talented Legal Secretary as soon as possible. Growing company is seeking a contract Legal Secretary in the Memorial area to fill a long term position. Organized, efficient candidates who are eager to learn might be well-suited to this new position. Your responsibilities in this role - Coordinate the resolution of files and assist attorneys in an efficient and effective manner - Transmit legal correspondence to clients - Administer assigned files and deliver legal services under attorney supervision - Apply extensive knowledge of legal procedures - Possess skill set to effectively and efficiently communicate with clients over the phone - Carry out administrative tasks as necessary - Schedule and confirm appointments with clients - Provide assistance for several attorneys - Manage and improve calendars and billing sheets Please submit resumes to prompt reply is requested

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.

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Req ID: 04130-0010531863

Functional Role: Legal Secretary

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Houston

Postal Code: 77007

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: - Skilled at time management - Strong know-how of spreadsheets and word processing is desired - Calendar (docket) experience - Solid understanding of litigation - Experience with Abacus - General familiarity with personal injury plaintiffs - Wide ranging experience with trial preparation - Solid understanding of settlements - Legal knowledge experience - Solid understanding of Juris - Skills in Needles - Quality experience with trial preparation (visual aids, models, and mockups) - Proven knowledge of navigating basic office equipment and protocols - Comprehension of Westlaw - Previous experience working with Microsoft Office - Hands-on experience with deposition - Litigation support and document services experience preferred - Good understanding of Red Lining - Proficiency in legal research - Earlier work involving briefs - Well-founded grasp of personal injury defense - Practical knowledge of motions - Prior experience with deposition summary - 7+ years of prior relevant experience - Knowledge in database management - Hands-on experience with legal correspondence and court filing procedures is a plus - Excellent verbal, written, and social skills - Meticulous understanding and comprehension of local jurisdictional and federal court rules and procedures Do you want to become part of a dynamic, growing firm? This position could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. If you're looking for a position where you will work in a strong team-oriented environment, we would love to hear from you! please email ASAP!