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Experience: 3 years
Location: Chicago Loop
E-mail: Lea@walnerlaw.com
Area of Practice: Personal Injury

Litigation Paralegal


About the Litigation Paralegal Position:
Our Litigation Paralegal will work alongside litigation counsel and a collaborative and supportive legal team in the litigation phase of cases at our Chicago office.

As the litigation paralegal, you are at the crucial middle of a case, directly contributing to our clients' successful outcomes.


About Walner Law:

Walner Law is a fast-paced personal injury law firm that has been in business since 1973. Walner Law, through our incredible employees, offer our clients the best professional legal services to achieve the results they deserve for their injuries.

We value placing our clients first, positivity, empathy, quality, trust, teamwork, goal-orientated respect and accountability.


Litigation Paralegal Defined Job Roles:


Work as a liaison and maintain communication with clients


Participate in case preparation


Drafting legal pleadings, motions, proposed orders


Drafting and organizing discovery, including: interrogatories, requests for production and admissions


Conducting legal research, drafting legal briefs and memorandum


Researching & collecting evidence


Preparing for hearings


Assist in pre-trial notices and motions


Assist in trial preparation and trial


Organization of internal case files, contacts, deadlines, & maintaining internal databases
Litigation Paralegal Requirements:


3+ years' experience of working as a litigation paralegal, preferably in personal injury.


Good practical experience with MS Office, Adobe Acrobat


Experience in Neos or other case management software


Strong time management and problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritize work


Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with close attention to detail


Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task


Bachelor's Degree Preferred, or High School degree (with additional professional experience)



CAREER GROWTH ROADMAP:

* Walner Law is a fast growing company. We meet with you regularly to always be mindful of your career goals and objectives. There is a lot of room for growth within our team as you are ready and willing to take on more responsibilities.

* We encourage personal and professional development.

OUR MANAGEMENT STYLE:

* Our president at Walner Law promotes an 'open door policy' whereby employees can talk freely with members of the management staff.

* We always promote a team culture that is positive and fun, while also maintaining a strong sense of professionalism in the office and between team members.


TEAM BUILDING:

* We have amazing outings to celebrate our employees
* Our Monday morning huddles is where we share recent wins & positivity


BENEFITS:

* Enjoy access to the gym in our building!
* Paid holidays, PTO and sick days
* Transit program
* 401K, medical insurance, dental and vision
Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000+ per year based upon experience.
Walner Law is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.
Send resumes to Lea@walnerlaw.com.