Experience: 5 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Litigation
Experienced Legal Secretary/Paralegal
Anesi, Ozmon, Ltd. is looking for an experienced legal secretary/paralegal to join our litigation team.
The ideal candidate for this position has at least 5 years of litigation experience with cases involving personal injury, construction negligence and medical malpractice. The candidate must be organized, work with an attention to detail, tech savvy, able to perform under pressure to support multiple attorneys and manage deadlines to meet court orders and the firm's needs. The candidate must be self-motivated and have the intuition to complete necessary tasks without direction. Knowledge of the litigation process, court rules and procedures are required.
Responsibilities will include:
Assist attorneys with civil litigation matters from investigation to trial.
Draft and issue subpoenas, FOIA requests, discovery, and other document requests.
Obtain, review, and organize medical records and bills from various medical providers.
Interact with clients in drafting discovery responses.
Review requests for documents, prepare organized productions with document catalogues, and draft well-formulated responses.
Coordinate depositions with medical providers and experts, prepare notices of deposition and subpoenas and assist with deposition preparation.
Assist with trial preparation by drafting witness and exhibits lists, assembling exhibits, organizing medical records and preparing trial notebooks.
At least 5 years of experience as a paralegal working at a litigation law firm. Experience with personal injury, construction injuries and medical malpractice is preferred.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills with legal terminology knowledge.
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
Familiarity with searching PACER and state court dockets.
Excellent understanding and familiarity with e-filing in Illinois state and federal courts.
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