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Paralegal / Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Des Plaines, IL

Posted on

Feb 19,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Tax >> Tax - General
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Paralegal/Assistant Duties: Responsible for the paralegal and administrative support of corporate, estate planning, and taxation attorneys as assigned. This position requires outstanding organization, project management and prioritization skills, a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism. Proactive and constructive interaction with clients, attorneys, outside vendors; scheduling and maintaining calendars; computer proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, others); efiling and “in person” court filing experience (Cook County); time tracking; telephone answering and screening; handling daily mail (pick up/drop off); occasional errands (local and downtown); creation and maintenance of corporate and LLC minute books; Formation and qualification of corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships; assist in preparing estate planning documents from inception to completion, post-signing file and document maintenance, trust funding as required; Maintaining various lists including client/matter status charts, trust funding status charts; Willing to work as a team player, assist with overflow work and projects as required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred; paralegal certificate required; 3+ years' experience as a paralegal, preferably in a law firm setting; Familiarity with contract and document management systems; Familiarity with Efiling preferred; Proficient computer skills required with a focus in the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Outlook; Excellent writing and communication skills; Strong research skills; Ability to work independently and as a team player; Strong organization skills and high attention to accuracy and detail; Ability to set priorities and manage time to ensure work is timely and efficiently completed; Ability to multi-task efficiently and accurately always assuring a top-notch client experience.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Anthony J. Madonia & Associates, Ltd.
2700 S. River Road
Suite 115
Des Plaines, IL 60018

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