Randstad Legal Assistant in Phoenix, Arizona

Legal Assistant

job details:

  • location:Phoenix, AZ

  • salary:$19 - $22 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, January 21, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Administrative and Support Services

  • reference:S_724305

  • questions:valerie.marth@randstadusa.com972/506-7339

job description

Legal Assistant

Performs specialized support and administrative duties for the Litigation and/or Supervision unit(s) within the Claims Legal division. The support duties require trust, loyalty, judgment, initiative, confidentiality, and knowledge of responsibilities associated with litigation handled on behalf of our insureds and the company.

Responsibilities:

Receives and responds to all types of inquiries, relays messages, processes walk-ins and retrieves files upon request.

Composes letters independently or at the direction of an attorney or paralegal.

Manages attorneys' calendars, including court and other file-related appearances, appointments, internal and external meetings. Schedules and coordinates tasks for attorneys, paralegals and themselves for future file-related activities and monitors the progress of those activities.

Performs mail handling and distribution functions. Screens and responds to incoming mail to relay and clarify information, coordinate attorney and paralegal activities, and otherwise facilitate file handling.

Transcribes correspondence, legal pleadings and arbitration documents, legal briefs, affidavits, discovery documents, recorded statements, investigation reports, form letters, rough drafts, special project letters and agendas.

Works with attorneys and paralegals to ensure delivery of documents, evidentiary exhibits, and other items to courts, opposing counsel, experts and others.

Performs necessary department filing and file maintenance functions. Performs all the functions necessary to physically close a file including the boxing and shipping files for storage.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:

Previous legal and heavy administrative support experience

Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs

Litigation experience highly preferred

Education:

High School

Experience:

Experienced

Qualifications:

Works well under pressure - high volume environment

Highly organized and detail-oriented

Effective time management skills, quickly adaptable, and works well in team environment

Please apply online or email resumes to valerie.marth@randstadusa.com

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