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Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 11,2019

Valid Through

May 27,2019

Posted on

Jan 20,2018

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant
Responsibilities: Conduct family law case file in-intake, analyze facts of the case, organize, calendar, and prepare files for attorneys’ review. Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents related to all family law matters. Scan, record and store client information (paperless office). Prepare Excel spreadsheets summarizing financial case data. Prepare files for Court for attorneys. Docketing. Streamline all processes and lead the attorneys. Keep attorneys on schedule with file deadlines, calendar, court dates, and mediation. Trial, Hearings and Mediation preparation in all respects, from file inception to conclusion. Drafting and finalizing disclosure statements. Drafting and completing all discovery. Answering phones and assisting clients. Filing court documents when needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Previous experience as a Legal Assistant in a family law litigation role. Expert-level technical skills, including in a MAC environment. Ability to prioritize and streamline. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Deadline and detail-oriented. Ability to take a file and run with it as highly skilled Family Law Litigation Legal Assistant. Impeccable work ethic. Familiarity with the Family Law Courts systems and procedures, including Cook, Kane, Lake, DuPage and Will County. Macintosh proficient (MAC) MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) Clio billing software a plus Fin Pan a plus Advanced typing, proofing, writing, and communicating Excellent follow-up and follow-through Superior client service approach.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Offices of Tiffany M. Hughes
22 W Washington St 1500
Ste. 3700
Chicago, IL 60602
Fax: 312-528-9009

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