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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
ProfileLegal Assistant The candidate types general correspondence, memoranda and complex legal documents according to the requirements set by each practice group. Transcribes dictation tapes (letters, memos of law, motions and briefs). Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar. Prepares check requests for processing with appropriate backup and timely submission to accounting for payment. Types and coordinates expense reports. Enters and edits attorney’s time into the timekeeping system within deadlines as required. Maintains attorney(s’) appointment calendar. Coordinates all client related travel. Maintains files in an efficient and effective manner. Prepares and updates attorney case lists. Receive, open, prioritize and distribute incoming mail. Prepare materials for distribution via U.S. mail, fax, courier, messenger, etc. Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with the firm policies. Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm. Should have 2+ years of Workers Compensation experience, preferably representing defendants. Must have 2+ years of legal work experience and exceptional organization skills. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office programs. The ability to type approximately 65 – 75 words per minute is essential.
311 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606