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Litigation Legal Assistant
SAINT LOUIS MO 63108
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-90663521

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Litigation Legal Assistant
We are assisting one of St. Louis' largest and most reputable law firms in the hiring of a Litigation Legal Assistant for their large Clayton office. Interested candidates should submit a resume for immediate consideration to kim.goldstone@roberthalf.com. All inquiries are 100% confidential. Position: Litigation Legal Assistant Location: Clayton, MO Salary: OPEN DOE Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package including flex time options, onsite medical clinic and MORE! The Litigation Legal Secretary is responsible for assisting attorneys and paralegals through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process. The position reports to the Human Resources Department and the Litigation Practice Group Leader. Duties and Responsibilities:
* Work with your team in the preparation and filing of all court documents and have knowledge of electronic court filings and litigation procedures.
* Contact clients and opposing counsel for the scheduling of appointments and maintain timekeeper calendars.
* Communicate directly with clients in a professional manner.
* Review and proofread all documents produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all attachments, exhibits or enclosures are intact before distribution.
* Provide document production services in accordance with the requirements of assigned timekeepers.
* Maintain client files - electronic scanning.
* Assist attorneys in the review of billing statements.
* Act as liaison between attorneys and paralegals with regard to prioritizing workload and deadlines.
* Coordinate and make travel arrangements.
* Communicate information and updates on projects to appropriate timekeeper.
* Prepare assignments according to required specifications.
* Perform conflict checks and file openings.
* Perform other duties as assigned. NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Job Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
* Ability to deal professionally and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing both internally and externally.
* Ability to conduct and follow through with electronic court filings and knowledge of the court systems and their guidelines.
* Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadlines constraints and changing work priorities, and complete work assignments logically and accurately.
* Proven ability to be flexible, be customer service oriented and work both independently and as part of a team.
* Ability to take direction, accept responsibility for assigned tasks and learn from problematic situations when they occur.
* Possess outstanding proofreading skills.
* Requires the ability to regularly report to work on the days and times scheduled.
* Willingness and desire to attend training classes to maintain and increase technical skill sets. Education and/or Experience:
* Minimum two (2) years working as a Litigation Legal Secretary
* Experience with electronic court filings
* Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010
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. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
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*Req ID:* 02430-0010477912
*Functional Role:* Administrative Assistant
*Country:* USA
*State:* MO
*City:* SAINT LOUIS
*Postal Code:* 63105-1804
*Compensation:* DOE
*Requirements:* Litigation - Civil, Litigation - Filing, e-File, Scheduling Appt - Calendar Management, Customer Service, Proofreading, Filing

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