Experience: 3 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Personal Injury
Career Legal Assistant/Paralegal up to 60,000 Confidence & Good Judgement
We are seeking an EXPERIENCED paralegal or senior paralegal who has worked independently, as well as assisting trial counsel in the preparation and trial of personal injury cases, including medical malpractice. This position includes participating from the inception of the case, pleadings, discovery, depositions, interrogatories, and document production, contact with all types of expert witnesses, all types of motions, and finally preparation for and attendance at the trial to assist the trial lawyer during the actual trial in the courtroom. Trial preparation would include handling all aspects of document preparation and management, deposition abstracts, motions in limine, witness scheduling, exhibit preparation and jury instructions.
Together with the actual experience mentioned above, this candidate must:
Possess a strong work ethic with a high level of confidence, including the ability to communicate with all individuals from all walks of life.
Ability to read, write and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone.
Be detail oriented and have excellent organizational skills with the ability work independently.
Be able to prioritize your workload.
Possess strong computer skills.
Be willing to be mentored in the philosophy of the firm.
Ability to work overtime as needed, particularly during an actual trial.
Complete familiarity of all E-filing systems, both state and federal.
We provide a close-knit group of inspired coworkers whose objective is to assist injured clients. Work in modern offices with state-of-the-art technology for a nationally known firm.
SUSAN E. LOGGANS & ASSOCIATES PC
180 NORTH LASALLE STREET, SUITE 2640 CHICAGO, IL 60601
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Up to $60,000.00 per year
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Are you currently familiar with Cook County court proceedure and can you immediately handle preparing and filing motions, putting specials packets together, meeting with clients and scheduling depositions?
Do you understand this is NOT a remote job, we are a trial firm. You will be required to come into the office.
Have you ever worked for a personal injury attorney during a trial and assisted in the trial?
Do you live in the Chicagoland area?
Personal injury trial firm: 3 years (Required)
Work Location: In person
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
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