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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Apr 12,2018

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Family Law Paralegal The candidate will assist in all aspects of family law, completing job duties as assigned by a family law attorneys. Will open case files, prepare and draft motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence (e.g., debt and asset lists, witness affidavits, child support worksheets, responsive pleadings, etc.). Maintain attorney calendars and case files. Schedule appointments, court appearances, and mediation/deposition hearings. Serve as a liaison between the client and attorney, and conduct client interviews. Prepare trial notebooks and provide assistance in trial settings. Prepare and review discovery packages, including disclosure statements, answers to interrogatories, and production requests. Assist in maintaining effective communication with clients.

The candidate must have 2-4 years of legal assistant or paralegal experience (including any internship experience) with 2+ years of experience in Family Law. High volume case load experience is preferred. Paralegal certificate is preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and be capable of handling clients who may be anxious, upset, or distressed. Should be technology savvy with proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with case management system is a plus. Must have excellent written communication skills. Fluency in Spanish is required.

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Law Firm Staff