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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Robbins Schwartz

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Apr 07,2018

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Legal Assistant The candidate should have 2-5 years of experience to support assigned partners and associates. Will be responsible for opening new matters, maintaining all active client files, maintaining internal firm files on attorneys' matters, and preparing documents accompanying court filings including certificates of service, notices of filing and notices of motion and courtesy copies. The legal assistant must have a proficiency in federal court e-filing, state court e-filing, and Cook county paper filing as well as a working knowledge of court and judge rules for litigation-related filings and deadlines. Other essential duties include maintaining a thorough and up to date docket, inputting attorney billable hours, completing expense reports, managing attorney calendars and contacts, assisting in trial and/or due process hearing preparation, proofreading and formatting documents, and providing assistance to other attorneys with overflow work or by covering for other assistants. Should have Bachelor's degree and prior law firm experience. A paralegal certificate is preferred.

Company info

Nicole Clark
Director of Firm Operations
Robbins Schwartz
55 West Monroe Street
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60603