Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Richards Building Supply Co

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Homer Glen, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 13,2018

Posted on

Feb 26,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Construction
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation >> Litigation - Real Estate
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Legal Assistant The candidate will be responsible for providing full administrative support for the Company's Legal Department. Will handle highly confidential and sensitive materials pertaining to litigation and legal matters that involve or affect the Company. Will primarily work independently, but also cooperatively with General Counsel and department staff to provide the highest level of service possible to the Company by taking a proactive, problem-solving approach to all matters. Primary Responsibilities: Drafting and proofreading legal correspondence, pleadings and motions; Drafting, issuing and answering discovery and subpoenas; Drafting, filing and managing post-judgment proceedings, citations, rules to show cause and sheriff sales; Secondary Responsibilities: Preparing mechanics lien notices, releases, final waivers, bond claims; Drafting and filing Annual Reports, memoranda, resolutions, corporate governance documents; Drafting Commercial Real Estate Agreements for lease, purchase and sale. Administrative Responsibilities: Maintain, record and file all legal documentation; Prepare and timely dispatch certified mailings and emails; Track and ensure that all deadlines are met utilizing; Manage tasks given by General Counsel and Senior Legal Assistant; Facilitate prompt, efficient and professional communication with employees, service providers and business partners.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Litigation experience – Corporate, Contract, Real Estate. Should have 7+ years relevant legal experience. Workman’s Comp, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice experience not considered. Certification as a legal assistant or paralegal preferred. Possess a strong command of Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. Strong communication skills having the ability to communicate with Company Managers and Executives.

Additional info

Ref : LEGAL01507

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Richards Building Supply Co
12070 W. 159th Street
Homer Glen, IL 60491

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