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Robert Half Legal Assistant in Braintree, Massachusetts


** This position is for 30 hours weekly--flexible start/end time. Legal Assistants support lawyers directly, and may be required to supervise other legal staff such as legal secretaries or file clerks. Legal Assistants should have strong analytical, communication and organizational skills, as well as computer and technical knowledge.

Major responsibilities

  • Arrange documents and organize data as directed by lawyers and paralegals

  • Uphold computer database input and retrieval

  • Filing, faxing, and word processing

  • Review original documents to ensure copies are precise

  • Set up correspondence and memorandum

  • Prioritize legal research and investigative tasks, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties, as directed

  • Maintain organization for matter management and record keeping

  • Organize e-documents and files

  • Administer documents for photocopying/scanning

  • Delve into archives and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites

    Requirements - Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database

  • Solid understanding of real estate

  • Conducting routine discovery

  • Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information

  • Drafting legal court documents, such as pleadings, motions, affidavits and subpoenas; transactional documents, such as trusts, wills, contracts and real estate leases; and closing documents

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Experience assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions

If you want to take the next step in your legal career, this dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. People who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment are our ideal candidates.


Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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