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Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Chicago, IL

Posted on

Feb 26,2018
Practice Area
Workers Compensation >> Workers Compensation
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Legal 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.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Goldberg Segalla
311 South Wacker Drive
Suite 2450
Chicago, IL 60606

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