Paralegal Level II

Full-time 404 views 24 applications
Company Illinois Attorney General's Office Location Chicago, IL, United States

Government

Legal Staff

USD
37224 to 59616
Annually

2-3 yrs required

Full-time

May 09, 2022

Aug 22, 2022

Apr 05, 2019

Profile

Paralegal Level II
The candidate will provides paraprofessional support and enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information; independently conducting extensive research, investigations, and compliance reviews; and preparing in-depth legal documents at the direction of an attorney; Obtains information by contacting witnesses, attorneys, claimants, and others; developing questions; reviewing files and documents; and conducting legal and factual research; Provides information by answering questions and requests; serving as a resource in areas of general and/or specialized knowledge; attending meetings; assisting in preparation of public education materials; Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information, using independent judgment in the analysis, preparation and summarization of legal documents and/or pleadings. Provides support to attorneys by preparing case docket; coordinating preparation of reports; analyzing data; identifying solutions; identifying deficiencies; explaining remedies through correspondence and written instruction; clarifying customer complaints; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution; reviewing additional submissions or materials for completion; preparing exhibits; preparing subpoenas; preparing witnesses for testimony; preparing trial briefs and other legal memos; preparing motions; preparing jury instructions; and preparing summons and complaints.



Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have an Associate Degree (Bachelor Degree preferred) in business law or legal studies, or related field, or completion of an A.B.A. approved paralegal training program and must have 3+ years of paralegal experience and must have served satisfactorily as a paralegal in the OAG for 2+ years or an equivalent combination of training education and experience; Lexis and Internet research skills are preferred; Must have familiarity with law library resources; Must have ability to communicate effectively; Must have excellent verbal and written skills required.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 37224 to 59616 Annually

Additional info

Posting no: 19-13

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Illinois Attorney General's Office
100 West Randolph
12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

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