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Robert Half Legal Assistant in Santa Cruz, California

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Boutique law firm in Santa Cruz, CA has an immediate opening for a part-time Legal Assistant! This Legal Assistant will primarily focus on providing support in various legal matters related to estate planning, trust administration, and probate with additional administrative duties as needed. As a Legal Assistant with this firm, you'll be responsible for client intake, drafting correspondence, and preparing various legal documents. The position requires on-site presence, working Monday - Thursday, about four hours per week with a flexible schedule. The ideal candidate will have at least 6 months of office experience in an administrative capacity and a customer service mindset; prior legal experience is a plus but not required.

Responsibilities:

• Support one attorney in handling a variety of legal matters

• Assist in Trusts & Probate legal processes

• Perform administrative tasks related such as printing labels and returning calls/files

• Draft forms, engagement letters, and set up files

• Provide assistance in Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration

• Utilize Case Management Software and Microsoft Office Suites for managing tasks and documentation

• Perform Calendar Management to ensure all schedules are properly managed.

Requirements

Qualifications:

• 6+ months of office experience in an administrative capacity, prior legal experience is a plus but not required.

• Customer service mentality when interacting with clients.

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites is necessary.

• Proficiency in calendaring meetings is a plus.

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 works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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