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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP (KDV)

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-7 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 07,2018

Posted on

Jul 31,2018

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Profile

Legal Assistant RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares, edit and proofreads a variety of documents, e.g. correspondence, agreements and pleadings. Manages and assists with complex document production. Maintains calendars to include coordination and scheduling meetings, depositions, conference calls, sends calendar invites and reminders, reserves conference rooms. Tracks deadlines and status of cases/matters, and updates attorneys on court deadlines. Answers telephones taking detailed messages. At request of attorneys, provides follow up and interacts with clients, outside counsel and others. Maintains confidential information in a professional and trustworthy manner.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: College degree or higher is preferred. 3-7 years of legal assistant experience. Excellent organization skills. Commercial litigation experience a plus. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel and Outlook). Must have intermediate to advanced technical skill in Microsoft Office. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service. Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion with limited guidance. Must be able to work in a team environment and maintain positive and productive relationships with co-workers and vendors. Be able to produce TOCs and TOAs manually & accurately. Proficient in E-filing in Federal & State courts.

Additional info

Job Tracking ID: 512198-642359

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP (KDV)
111 W. Jackson
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60604