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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018

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Litigation Legal Assistant Duties: Under limited supervision, draft the following: Appearances, Answers, Affidavits, Motions, Appeal Briefs, Pleadings, Discoveries, Notices, Certificates, Reponses, and any general communication with the courts or opposing counsel. Ensure all documents are drafted to meet deadlines and prioritized based on urgency. Prepare exhibit packages, including: reviewing internal databases and client sites, requesting needed documents to include as exhibits; review documents extensively and redact all non-public information. Work case files through entire litigation process. Meet with assigned attorney on a daily basis to discuss cases, drafting needs, upcoming hearings, and case strategies. Manage attorney calendar for hearing dates, follow-ups, conference calls, copy due dates, and other miscellaneous appointments. Prepare spreadsheets of upcoming hearing dates and statuses on assigned files for attorney’s review. Research, analyze, and evaluate assigned litigated files and provide local appearing counsel and covering attorneys with instructions regarding hearings on said files. Submit fee requests internally for litigated matters on behalf of the attorney.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor Degree. Paralegal Studies is a plus. 1+ year litigation experience. 1-2 years experience working within a real estate, banking or foreclosure environment. Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel &Outlook. Capacity to train the litigation process and policies to others. Understanding of Local, State & Federal Supreme Court Rules and Procedures. Ability to conduct & report research results, conduct audits, and ensure legal compliance. Documentation Skills. Strong written and oral communication skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
1 North Dearborn Street
Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60602