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Legal Staff Paralegal in Oak Forest, IL

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Company name

Urban & Burt, Ltd

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Oak Forest, IL

Posted on

May 17,2018

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Family Law Paralegal/Legal Secretary Duties: Draft pleadings and motions. Preparation of correspondence to clients and opposing counsel. Answer client calls. Schedule court appearances and depositions. Review client financial documents to prepare financial affidavits. Prepare interrogatories and discovery requests. Prepare discovery responses. Keep clients up to date on court appearances and case status. Docket all court orders in calendar system. Prepare trial exhibits and assist in trial preparation. Scan all paper documents received into electronic docketing system. Setup and manage all client files, both paper and electronic. File court filings electronically. Performing other duties as may be assigned by attorney.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Prior family law or litigation experience. Must be highly computer proficient. Must be able to excel while working in a fast paced environment. Must be a highly organized individual. Must have a track record of paying great attention to detail. Strong communication skills in communicating with clients on a daily basis. Must be able to work independently. Must have superior writing skills. Must have knowledge of Word Perfect, Excel. Knowledge and experience of Family Law Software for preparing Financial Affidavits is helpful.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Urban & Burt, Ltd
5320 West 159th Street
Suite 501
Oak Forest, IL 60452