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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

May 16,2018

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Paralegal Duties: enhances attorney effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options; tracking cases; supporting attorney’s trial proceedings. Work closely with other paralegals and legal assistants to ensure the clients are properly informed about individual case activity. Provide timely reports to clients. Assist clients with trending, projections, budgeting, etc.. Assist in answering discovery (site searches, etc.). Prepare settlement releases. Coordinate settlement funds receipt and distribution. Communicate with clients, insurers, national counsel, and plaintiff’s counsel regarding various subject matters. Maintain client extranets. Prepare and follow up on dismissal orders for file closure. Retain client-specific experts. Coordinate depositions of client-specific experts. Knowledge of local rules/case management deadlines. Medicare reporting. Doc Reviews. NCC – coordinating with local counsels. Attend trial.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Associate’s degree and Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved institution or Bachelor’s degree. 3+ year of legal experience; toxic tort litigation experience preferred. Must be able to work independently while functioning well in a team environment. Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Task-oriented with excellent sense of prioritization, highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and to work under pressure. Quick learner with strong attention to detail and initiative. Excellent organization skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Company info

John Kohnke
Partner
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.
330 North Wabash Avenue
Suite 200,
Chicago, IL 60611