Job Details

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Company name

Confidential

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Mar 18, 2020

Posted on

Feb 17, 2020

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Medical Malpractice
Litigation >> Litigation - Personal Injury
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Profile

WM is seeking an experienced legal assistant / paralegal to provide support to 1-2 of our attorneys. WM needs someone with strong organizational skills, at least 2 years of prior experience in the area of medical malpractice/personal injury, and preferably either a bachelor's degree and or ABA approved paralegal certificate. We are looking for someone who is sociable and who can join the team and hit the ground running! We offer a competitive salary and benefits. Send your resume for immediate interviews.

Competencies:

• Demonstrated initiative and self-direction

• Superior organization skills and attention to detail

• Analytical reasoning and problem-solving ability

• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills necessary in order to maintain effective relationships with partners, attorneys, clients and staff in person, by email and by telephone.

Key Responsibilities:

• Case management involving maintaining document control, calendaring docket deadlines and filing

• Preparation and organization of a variety of documents, forms, charts, letters, etc.

• Maintain attorney and case calendars

• Assist with preparation and filing of pleadings, motions, objections, including organizing exhibits and appendices.

• Handles discovery requests and requests for medical production

• Preparation for hearings, depositions, trials

Practice Areas: plaintiff personal injury and medical malpractice

Company info

Confidential

Company Profile

Confidential

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