Huriot — Legal Assistant at Robert Half

Legal Assistant

Robert Half

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Role Details

Description Legal Assistants directly support lawyers and may be required to supervise other legal staff, such as legal secretaries or file clerks.The ideal Legal Assistant will have sound technical and computer knowledge as well as excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills.Some law firms prefer three to five years of legal experience in a law firm or other corporate legal department.

Your responsibilities

  • Design correspondence and memorandum

  • Make sure copied documents are factual compared to originals

  • Store electronic documents and files

  • Scout and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites

  • Catalog documents and compile data as directed by lawyers and paralegals

  • Preserve computer database input and retrieval

  • Manage documents for photocopying/scanning

  • Record keeping, matter management

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

  • Ability to perform word processing, filing and faxing Requirements - Comprehensive knowledge of Legal Assistant

  • E-file experience

  • Medical malpractice experience preferred

  • Foundational knowledge in Process Mail

  • 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

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

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

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Conducting routine discovery

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

Do you want to become part of a dynamic, growing firm? This position could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. If you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you!


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.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

© 2022 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ( .

Robert Half provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 16, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Livonia, Michigan
  • Salary: negotiable
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