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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Howard & Howard

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - M&A
Trusts and Estates

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Feb 06,2018

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Legal Assistant - Corporate Transactions The candidate will be responsible for maintaining an effective daily workflow as well as independently managing/coordinating administrative services to business clients. Will assist the front desk receptionist on an as needed basis. Managing assigned attorneys’ calendars, dockets and appointments. Making extensive and frequent travel arrangements. Screening incoming client calls and correspondence and responding as necessary. Transcribing dictation. Composing and preparing confidential correspondence, reports and other complex documents. Creating and maintaining spreadsheet files, including use of formulas. Conducting attorney time entry and billing. Maintaining confidentiality of all firm and client matters. Performing other duties as assigned. Must have 5+ years of experience in Corporate Transaction matters, with emphasis in business and corporate law, estate planning, and mergers and acquisitions. Should have high school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills is required. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to track and manage projects through completion is needed. Proficiency with Microsoft Word – ability to quickly format documents, use outline tools, tables of content, etc is must. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel – ability to independently create formulas, manipulate spreadsheet data, etc is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Howard & Howard
200 South Michigan Avenue
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604-2401