Robert Half Legal Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas

Our confidential client in the Legal field is seeking a highly-skilled and driven Legal Secretary who is available to start immediately. This is a great Legal Secretary opportunity for you to take the next step in your career and become a part of a dynamic, growing firm. If you are passionate about the legal field and enjoy multitasking, this may be the Legal Secretary role for you. Located in the Houston, Texas area, a long term temporary Legal Secretary vacancy is looking to be filled. Responsibilities - Utilize organizational skills to effectively and efficiently assist attorneys in the resolution of files - Transfer legal correspondence to clients - Ensure calendars and billing sheets are up to date - Assist with supporting several attorneys - Carry out administrative tasks as necessary - Maintain calendar by planning and scheduling client interactions - Manage assigned files and deliver legal services under attorney supervision - Be able to effectively and efficiently communicate with clients over the phone - Ability to apply specialized knowledge of legal procedures

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: - Able to manage time well - Proven knowledge of navigating basic office equipment and protocols - Good understanding of Red Lining - Skills in Needles - Earlier work involving briefs - Comprehensive knowledge of litigation - Experience with Abacus - Prior experience with deposition summary - Legal research experience - Litigation support and document services experience preferred - Legal knowledge experience preferred - Previous experience working with Microsoft Office - Practical knowledge of motions - Quality experience with trial preparation (visual aids, models, and mockups) - General familiarity with personal injury plaintiffs - Wide ranging experience with trial preparation - Comprehension of Westlaw - Solid understanding of Juris - Calendar (docket) experience highly desired - Hands-on experience with deposition - Well-founded grasp of personal injury defense - Solid understanding of settlements - Expertise in database management - Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well - Strong understanding of spreadsheets and word processing is preferred - Hands-on experience with legal correspondence and court filing procedures is a plus - Knowledgeable in local jurisdictional and federal court rules and procedures - 7+ years of prior relevant experience This is an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career and become part of a dynamic, growing firm. If you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you! .