Law Clerk

Full-time 635 views
Company Law Offices of Tiffany M. Hughes Location Chicago, IL, United States

Law Firm

Law Student

Min 1 yrs required

Full-time

Jun 24, 2022

Oct 07, 2022

Mar 10, 2018

Profile

Law Clerk
Duties: Provide overall support at a high level to attorneys’ in family law matters. 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. Familiar with Illinois court procedures and proficient with preparing attorneys for trial or hearings. Local candidates only. Must be (Mac) Macintosh OS proficient using MS Word, Excel and Outlook. FinPlan a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Offices of Tiffany M. Hughes
22 W Washington St 1500
Ste. 3700
Chicago, IL 60602

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