Experience: 3-5 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Insurance Defense, Coverage Litigation
Legal Administrative Assistant
Description & Details
Small/Mid-Size Chicago Loop Insurance Defense and Coverage Law Firm seeks an experienced Legal Assistant to provide assistance to multiple attorneys by performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical tasks.
Ideal candidate must be a professional, highly motivated, and organized individual with a positive can-do attitude. Must also be able to manage multiple priorities, pay attention to detail, and work well under pressure, along with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team in order to meet the clients' and attorneys' needs, and must have the ability to process routine daily functions while being able to resolve sensitive issues and complex assignments.
Typing correspondence, pleadings, discovery, etc., copying, mailing, service of documents, ensuring documents are filed with clerk of court (i.e. getting attorney work product out the door appropriately)
Advising attorneys of material received when attorney is not in the office
Schedule motions, depositions, meeting, etc.
Open new files, and close files when concluded
Directory with corresponding Firmwide Calendar diary entries and invitations for court, hearings, depositions and other dates
Posting time into billing program on a daily basis for receipt of materials
Assisting attorneys with document retrieval, generation, transmission, etc.
Qualifications and Skills:
Must have 3 - 5 years of recent legal assistant/secretary experience in insurance defense and coverage litigation (some appellate experience is a plus); advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Outlook; knowledge of Adobe; formatting documents; experience with e-filing; ability to coordinate projects; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Send resume & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nora & Partners, LLP
10 S. LaSalle
Chicago, IL. 60603