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Legal Administrative Assistant / Researcher

  • Location: Palo Alto
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #112

Legal Administrative Assistant / Researcher (Part-time or Full-time)

Location: Palo Alto, CA (Remote Work Opportunity)

The Organization: Legal Recruiting Company

Salary & Benefits: Hourly rate, plus generous bonus structure; excellent work/life balance; flexibility to work from home; room for growth quickly to a Recruiter or Manager

Summary: Reputable legal recruiting company servicing top law firms nationwide. Legal Assistant / Researcher will assist in recruiting attorneys and professional staff

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide executive administrative assistance (including, calendaring, answering phones, drafting correspondence)
  • Be a creative legal researcher – identify and contact high quality candidates
  • Effectively manage your time and balance multiple recruiting priorities
  • Conduct initial phone screening with candidates and schedule a more thorough screening with lead recruiter
  • Schedule screening with recruiter; send out calendar invitations and proofread resumes for content and grammar
  • Work with internal stakeholders to develop sourcing strategies and provide regular updates
  • Use various recruiting tools to target, track and manage your candidate pipeline
  • Find new ways of attracting candidates; university connections, LinkedIn, other online portals, networking events and social media
  • Enjoy learning new topics, try new things and communicate effectively with a wide audience of professionals
  • Create and maintain a running list of available candidates for different career vacancies


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Paralegal or legal assistance experience preferred
  • Experience researching and finding unique ways to identify potential candidates
  • Background in helping others, customer service, sales, project management, recruiting, HR or similar field
  • Experience with MS Office and other online tools such as Google Apps