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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Howard & Howard

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Jul 25,2018

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Legal Assistant - Commercial Litigation The candidate will provide administrative support for up to 3 attorneys. Will be responsible for a variety of tasks associated with all stages of litigation matters. Electronic filing in state and federal courts as needed Manage assigned attorneys calendars, dockets, and appointments. Maintain and complete attorney time entry and billing. Maintain client files in DMS (Netdocs) as well as the physical file. Screen incoming calls and correspondence and respond as necessary. Transcribe dictation and compose and prepare confidential correspondence, reports, and other complex litigation documents. Provide back-up support to other legal assistants as assigned or needed. Maintain confidentiality of all firm and client matters. Perform other duties as assigned. Must have 5+ years of experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant. Working knowledge and experience of state and federal court e-filing procedures, e-discovery, and trial preparation is essential. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills when interacting with attorneys, staff, and clients Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is essential.

Additional info

Job #702794641

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Howard & Howard
200 South Michigan Avenue
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604-2401