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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Kaplan Papadakis & Gournis PC

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

Aug 10,2018

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Litigation Paralegal in Loop Law Firm The candidate will effectively communicate with attorneys, staff and clients to understand goals and achieve objectives. Research legal issues and relevant topics. Investigate facts and applicable law and searches pertinent sources. Analyze contracts, pleadings, statutes, decisions, correspondence and other documentation. Draft pleadings, discovery, communications and reports with minimal attorney supervision.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be an undergraduate degree and a Paralegal certificate from an ABA-certified paralegal program. At least 3 years of paralegal experience in a law firm environment. Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates. Experience using advanced analytical skills to independently review, draft, and prepare documents. High skill level in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience using legal research tools such as LexisNexis or Westlaw. Experience using online eFile systems such as Odyssey and PACER. Strong technology and eDiscovery experience and the ability to evaluate metadata and file attributes. Strong experience with preparing and digitally disseminating document productions, including utilizing Dropbox and Adobe Acrobat for Bates-stamping and redaction. Demonstrate independent judgment and critical thinking to proactively identify issues.

Company info

Eric D. Kaplan
Attorney
Kaplan Papadakis & Gournis PC
180 North La Salle Street
Suite 2108,
Chicago, IL 60601