Robert Half Legal Legal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

Robert Half Legal is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant to join an amazing growing firm in downtown Chicago. The Litigation Legal Assistant must have at least 2 years of experience with trial preparation and litigation. This client will pay up to 70K, depending on experience, including top-tier benefits. Responsibilities for this Litigation Legal Assistant include but are not limited to: - Provide administrative and secretarial support to assigned attorneys and provide backup to other attorneys as requested. Assist with administrative tasks as it relates to the specific office and attorneys. - Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines - Create, edit and proofread documents, pleadings and correspondence timely and accurately - Communicate with court personnel regarding filing procedures and fees - Open and maintain files, manage high volume of filing - Experience with ECF, State and federal Court procedures and filings - Experience with Table of Contents - Maintain electronic and paper files, coordinate and schedule appointments and meetings, make travel arrangements - Enter, proofread and finalize time, prepare and complete expense reports and reimbursements - Knowledge of legal documents and terminology - Knowledge of civil litigation procedures - Knowledge of expense reporting, billing and dictation For immediate consideration please email your resume to dominick.fitzgerald@roberthalflegal.com

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

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Req ID: 01300-9501308891

Functional Role: Legal Secretary

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60601

Compensation: $45,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year

Requirements: Requirements for the Litigation Legal Assistant: - Civil Litigation Experience. - Insurance coverage experience (preferred). - Exceptional organization skills. - Positive attitude. - Ability to work independently and take initiative. - Excellent writing and communication skills. - Ability to multitask and prioritize workload. - Teamwork oriented. - Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment. - Proficient in Microsoft Office programs. - Knowledge of legal terminology and principles. - Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy For immediate consideration please email your resume to dominick.fitzgerald@roberthalflegal.com