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Robert Half International Legal Secretary in Palo Alto, California


Candidates interested in advancing their careers as a Legal Secretary will be interested in this opportunity, if they are multitasking administrative wizards. Are you a talented Legal Secretary? Our client is looking for a candidate with ambition and passion for the field to join their team as soon as possible. This short-term temporary Legal Secretary employment opportunity is located in the Palo Alto, California area. Contact Robert Half Legal today if you're organized, efficient, and eager to learn.

How you will make an impact

  • Update schedule with client interactions

  • Strong communication skills required to communicate with clients effectively and efficiently over the phone

  • Administer assigned files and deliver legal services under attorney supervision

  • Utilize comprehensive knowledge of legal procedures

  • Complete administrative tasks as necessary

  • Update calendars and billing sheets and provide improvements when necessary

  • Transfer legal correspondence to clients

  • Utilize organizational skills to effectively and efficiently assist attorneys in the resolution of files

  • Contribute resources for several attorneys


  • 3+ years of prior relevant experience

  • Meticulous understanding and comprehension of local jurisdictional and federal court rules and procedures

  • Knowledge in database management

  • Previous experience handling legal correspondence and court filing is a plus

  • Appellate Briefs experience desired

  • Dictation experience

  • Knowledge of Electronic File

  • Skilled at time management

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Prowess with word processing and spreadsheets highly sought after

If you want to take the next step in your legal career, this dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. We want to hear from anyone who is eager to work who loves working in a strong team-oriented environment.


Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions.

Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. 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.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Date Posted: February 22, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 00420-0011708116

Staffing Area: Legal