Legal Assistant

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Location
College Station, Texas
Industry
Legal
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 35,000 - US$ 45,000 per year, $35k - 45k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_14881
Contact
Scoggins,Elena, Spherion
Phone
979-846-7833
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Job Description

Spherion, a recognized leader in the staffing industry, has an opportunity for the right candidate to be part of a professional team. We are looking for a sharp individual for a legal assistant position. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with excellent computer skills, and a proficient typist.

Duties
- Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
- Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.
- Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
- Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.
- Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Working hours: M-F, 8-5

Skills:
--Proven working experience as admin or legal assistant, at least two years
--Computer literacy
--Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
--Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure
--Legal Assistant or Paralegal certification or diploma, preferred but not required

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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