Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Mar 18, 2020

Valid Through

Jul 01, 2020

Posted on

Dec 11, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Vernon Hills, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant
The candidate performs various legal and clerical duties in support of the Attorneys and Legal Department functions. Provide general office support for litigation attorneys. Format, proofread, and finalize detailed correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents; prepare and finalize basic correspondence and other documents as necessary. Take responsibility for formatting, consistency and accuracy on documents. Establish and maintain paper and electronic filing systems; classify, sort and file correspondence, records and other documents. File pleadings in state trial courts (Courts of Appeals, Supreme Court, or Federal Court if necessary); communicate with court staff, as necessary, keep current with changes in court rules and filing procedures. Ensures accuracy in the system. Perform general research and support activities to assist attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have work experience in an office environment and be comfortable working with the computer. Should have high level or proficiency with word/wordperfect and Outlook, experienced with Excel. Must have outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills. Should have excellent attention to detail with the ability to multi-task. Must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines under pressure. Must possess a willingness to learn and exhibit flexibility in a fast paced environment. Must have the ability to work as part of a team, as well as to work independently.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Blitt & Gaines PC
515 Olive Street
Suite 800
Saint Louis, MO 63101

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