Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Mar 18, 2020

Valid Through

Jul 01, 2020

Posted on

Dec 11, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Vernon Hills, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Legal Assistant
The candidate performs various legal and clerical duties in support of the Attorneys and Legal Department functions. The position includes both administrative and paralegal responsibilities. The person hired for this position will ultimately gain a substantial knowledge of all court and office procedures, rules and authority, litigation process and transacts the general business of the attorney court calendar and Legal Department subject to general supervision. Provide general office support for litigation attorneys. Format, proofread, and finalize detailed correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents; prepare and finalize basic correspondence and other documents as necessary. Take responsibility for formatting, consistency and accuracy on documents. Establish and maintain paper and electronic filing systems; classify, sort and file correspondence, records and other documents. File pleadings in state trial courts (Courts of Appeals, Supreme Court, or Federal Court if necessary); communicate with court staff, as necessary, keep current with changes in court rules and filing procedures. Ensures accuracy in the system. Perform general research and support activities to assist attorneys. Must have work experience in an office environment and be comfortable working with the computer. High level or proficiency with word/wordperfect and Outlook, experienced with Excel.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Blitt & Gaines PC
515 Olive Street
Suite 800
Saint Louis, MO 63101

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