Job Details

Legal Executive Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 10,2018

Posted on

Feb 16,2018

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Aurora, IL
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Executive Assistant Duties: Under general direction, provides high-level day-to-day legal administrative support to the Principal attorney and all legal staff, including answer phones, case management and other transactional assignments. Provide Corporate and Litigation secretarial support. Assist with special events such as seminars, manage incoming and outgoing mail, manage cost of supplies and postage, other duties as assigned. Coordinate office activities and schedules, ensuring smooth office operations. Receive and screen communications, including telephone calls and emails, and provide general assistance to clients. Review and prepare miscellaneous legal documents, such as briefs, wills and trusts, real estate documentation, trademark, corporate books, litigation preparation. General research to assist attorneys. Respond to letters and general correspondence of a routine nature. General office duties such as copying, scanning, typing, preparing case files. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Associates degree and/or Paralegal Certificate preferred. Public Notary preferred. 5-7 Years' or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with Corporate Transaction and Litigation required. Experience with Estate Planning, including trusts, and Family Limited Partnerships preferred. Attention to detail required. Typing Speed of 60 WPM. Experience with Westlaw or Lexis/Nexis preferred. Experience with PCLaw a plus..

Additional info

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Company info

Kerry Rieder McLaughlin
Human Resources Consultant
Law Offices of McLaughlin & Associates, PC
495 North Commons Drive
Suite 103
Aurora, IL 60504

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