2023-10-27"1">Positions AvailablePARL
Experience: 7 years
Location: Chicago Loop
E-mail: SKatz@fletcher-sippel.com


Fletcher & Sippel is a nationally known and expanding transportation law firm consisting of 25+ attorneys across multiple states with areas of practice including litigation, employment and labor, transactional, and regulatory compliance work. Our office is seeking an experienced, self-sufficient paralegal for the downtown Chicago office. This position will mainly assist the litigation team but may be called upon to assist attorneys in other practice groups as needed.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Understanding of pleadings, discovery, and pre-trial and trial procedures for civil cases

Experience with Word, Excel, Adobe, Outlook, Power Point, Westlaw, PACER, and electronic file sharing sites

Ability to exercise judgement in setting and prioritizing tasks with various deadlines

Exceptional organizational and time-management skills Strong communication skills for meetings with attorneys, clients, and courtroom personnel

Ability to work both independently, and as a team Creative skills for preparation of charts, graphs, and diagrams

Ability to keep track and bill time and adhere to billing requirement guidelines

Knowledge of E-filing procedures preferred but not required


Draft discovery requests and responses and prepare relevant document productions

Draft and track third party records requests and subpoenas for medical, employment, financial, and other relevant records across multiple jurisdictions

Research and obtain police reports, investigation files, and similar records from emergency response agencies

Review and analyze medical records and prepare medical summaries

Provide deposition assistance including contacting witnesses, preparing deposition binders, review and abstracting transcripts, and appear as needed to assist with sharing of exhibits during Zoom depositions

Assist attorneys with drafting and cite checking briefs and oversee support staff in the e-filing process

Work with experts including exchange of case files and coordinating deadlines

Use of client document share file systems to facilitate exchange of materials

Transcribe recorded interviews, witness statements, and radio recordings

Provide trial assistance including preparation of exhibits, exhibit lists, witness lists, motions, and demonstratives and appear at trial to assist attorneys with case related tasks and courtroom technology Conduct background research on individuals and companies

Research land and property records from county agencies and file and procure records

Organize and maintain electronic and physical files

Credentials and Experience Required:

Bachelor's Degree

Paralegal certificate preferred but not required with relevant experience

Minimum of seven (7) years' experience as a paralegal, preferably in litigation

Trial appearance and assistance experience

Experience with EEOC claims and employment and labor matters preferred but not required

The position also includes providing assistance to other paralegals and attorneys in the firm as needed as well as working with support staff. Regional travel may be required for trials. Flexibility in occasional overtime is preferred.

Our firm offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 401k and health/dental/vision insurance. This is a full-time paralegal position.

After completion of orientation, the role currently works three (3) days in office and two (2) days work from home. Additional in-office days subject to business needs. Salary commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please visit our website to learn more about our practice areas.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


Paralegal: 5 years (Preferred)
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Chicago, IL 60606

Send resumes to SKatz@fletcher-sippel.com

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