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Legal Assistant

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 11,2018

Posted on

Jul 25,2018

Location

Wheeling, IL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant The candidate will perform various legal and clerical duties in support of the Attorneys and Legal Department functions. Will ultimately gain a substantial knowledge of all court and office procedures, rules and authority, litigation process and transacts the general business of the attorney court calendar and Legal Department subject to general supervision. Provide general office support for litigation attorneys. Format, proofread, and finalize detailed correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents; prepare and finalize basic correspondence and other documents as necessary. Take responsibility for formatting, consistency and accuracy on documents. Establish and maintain paper and electronic filing systems; classify, sort and file correspondence, records and other documents. File pleadings in state trial courts (Courts of Appeals, Supreme Court, or Federal Court if necessary); communicate with court staff, as necessary, keep current with changes in court rules and filing procedures. Ensures accuracy in the system. Perform general research and support activities to assist attorneys. Work experience in an office environment and be comfortable working with the computer is preferred. High level or proficiency with word/wordperfect and Outlook, experienced with Excel is preferred. Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skill is preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
Blitt & Gaines P.C.
661 Glenn Avenue
Wheeling, IL 60090

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