Jr. Paralegal

Robert Half Legal Phoenix, AZ
Ref ID: 00210-0010534089

Classification: Paralegal

Compensation: $20.00 to $22.00 per hour

PARALEGAL ASSISTANT- (Commercial Litigation) Our Client is seeking a Paralegal Assistant to work directly with our nationally recognized Commercial Litigation group. This individual must be able to work independently as well as establish effective working relationships within a team environment. Must be a self-starter with strong attention to detail. DUTIES: Organize documents and compile data as directed by lawyers and paralegals. Prepare documents for photocopying/scanning and interface with vendors. Quality check copies against originals and conform copies. Maintain document inventories and indices. Prepare deposition and trial exhibits. Assemble and organize documents into binders. Perform computer database input and retrieval. Search and/or retrieve hard copy documents containing information requested by lawyer or paralegal. Search and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites. Maintain departmental and case files, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties. Perform research and investigative tasks, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties, as directed. Organize documents or reports for in-house and/or outside distribution. Assist with the preparation of statistical and comparative analyses. Code documents, proof and maintain quality control of document coding sheets. Attend document productions. Create and maintain document tracking systems. Lift/move document files or boxes, distribute documents or reports. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the job position, consistent with the Firm's attendance expectations. REQUIRED: Requires a high school diploma and a minimum of three years of related experience in an administrative support role, or equivalent. Paralegal Assistant or legal support experience strongly preferred. Excellent oral and written communication stills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to type 50 wpm with accuracy. Ability to work in fast-paced environment, handle multiple assignments, and work well under pressure. Demonstrated leadership skills sufficient to coordinate and oversee work of others. Proficiency in MS Office Applications including Word, Outlook and Excel. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist the team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. PREFERRED: AA or BA degree preferred. Paralegal Certificate a plus. SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday (required); 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Working additional hours beyond the normal schedule may be required to meet firm and/or client demands. Please submit your Resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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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