Robert Half Legal Project Assistant in Houston, Texas

Are you looking to advance your career as a Project Assistant? Consider this opportunity. Passionate candidates with solid computer skills will be interested in this opportunity for a Project Assistant in a booming legal department. This position is for candidates with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess. Apply today with Robert Half Legal! This long term contract-to-full-time Project Assistant employment is based in the Downtown Houston, Texas area. FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, EMAIL RESUME TO Major responsibilities - Partake in preparing exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials - File hard copies of documents as well as maintain the electronic document system - Take incoming phone calls and lend an extra ear with handling high volume phone lines - Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake - Efficiently organize correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties - Produce court filings, either on paper and electronically as required - Uphold the standards of confidentiality at all times - Assemble a variety of documents and correspondence - Keep maintenance of the case calendar and observance of deadlines - Provide special reception, as well as secretarial support

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: 04130-0010348227

Functional Role: Administrative Assistant

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Houston

Postal Code: 77010

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: - 1+ years of previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity - Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well - Proven knowledge of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - Demeanor to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines - Eagerness to learn new concepts - Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment - Proven knowledge of trial notebooks - Quality experience with legal writing - Court filing experience - Experience with Microsoft Office - Wide ranging experience with litigation support and document services - Filing litigation experience - Practical knowledge of legal knowledge - Well-founded grasp of trial preparation - General familiarity with legal files - Filing experience - Good understanding of working as an assistant - Earlier work involving back office support - Data entry experience - 1 or more years of experience handling multi-line phone systems Are you looking to take the next step in your legal career? A dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. We want to hear from anyone who is eager to work who loves working in a strong team-oriented environment. .