Legal Assistant

Robert Half

Job Description

Ref ID: 01300-0012015332

Classification: Legal Assistant

Compensation: $19.00 to $22.00 hourly

A growing Manufacturing department has a job opening for a highly skilled and motivated Legal Assistant looking to grow their legal career. Are you a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multi-task? This is based in the Chicago, Illinois area. This job might be a great opportunity for you, if you have a real passion for the legal industry. This Legal Assistant position might be exactly what you're looking for.

What you get to do every single day

- Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake

- Prepare various documents and correspondence

- Assemble correspondence and pleadings, as well as make arrangements for service on parties

- Manage hard copies of documents, as well as the electronic document system

- Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

- Keep maintenance of the case calendar and observance of deadlines

- Consistently uphold standards of confidentiality

- Answer incoming phone calls and assist with handling phone lines when at high volume

- Prepare court filings and file electronically as required

Job Requirements

- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

- Track record of expertise in Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets

- Eagerness to learn quickly

- Strong attention to detail

- Diction experience

- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize client matters and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent through each task performed

- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

- 1 or more years of experience handling multi-line phone systems

- Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

You can take the next step in your legal career as part of this dynamic, growing firm. The ideal candidate is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment.


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