Experience: 3-5 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Family Law
Are you looking for a non-toxic work environment? Family Law Firm - seeking a Full-Time Paralegal/Legal Assistant The candidate will be responsible for the case work support, drafting of pleadings, monitoring of cases, preparing for court appearances, case organization, discovery, e-filing in multi jurisdictions, client interaction and calendaring. The Candidate must have the ability to prioritize and work independently with strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
Daily Duties will include:
Assist with deposition preparation
Liaison between the client and attorney;
Assist with trial preparation
Ability to independently process all written discovery
Candidate must possess 3-5 years of family law experience. In addition, the candidate must have interpersonal skills, excellent writing and proofreading skills, knowledge of Local and State rules of court and filing procedures, familiarity with e-filing and proficiency in Adobe and Microsoft Office Programs. Experience with case-management software required. Experience with MyCase preferred.
We are a small growing firm who work closely with one another as a team. The ideal candidate will be a team player with a positive, willing to learn attitude. Must be flexible and willing to step in where needed. People skills are a must as there will be a great deal of client interaction. We offer competitive salary commensurate with experience, a benefits package and the option for a hybrid work environment. We strive to maintain a supportive and non-toxic work environment where we work well together and take work-life balance seriously, while providing effective and efficient client representation. All applicant inquiries are confidential.
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
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