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Legal Staff Paralegal in Elmhurst, IL

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Company name

Hart & David, LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Elmhurst, IL

Posted on

Mar 07,2018

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Legal Assistant The candidate will welcome guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries. Will assist in preparation for court filings -- including collecting, organizing, numbering, indexing, and exhibits. Assist in preparation for depositions, trials and hearings -- including performing searches of document databases to identify pertinent documents, and printing and suitably organizing the documents for use by the attorney. Assist with filing pleadings electronically with the Courts. Maintain and organize attorney/client files -- including correspondence, pleadings, legal research, witness files and produced documents (both hard copy and electronic files). Conserve attorneys time by reading, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents. Organize client conferences, and attorney meetings; schedule court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinate preparation of courtroom visuals and prepare expense reports. Maintain attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, court appearances, and travel; record and monitor court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering deadlines. Follow-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney. Document attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; prepare invoices; and track payments. Maintain client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential. Maintaining office supplies by checking stocks; place and expedite orders. Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements and/or call for repairs. Must have knowledge of Personal Injury and/or Workers Compensation law, including to - knowledge of processing lien reductions and settlements. Must have 2+ years of experience.

Company info

Joel Hart Funk
Hart & David, LLP
Elmhurst, IL 60126