Legal Assistant needed to assist lawyers in the Banking and Finance department of a growing regional law firm. The legal assistant will be responsible for preparing debt service tables; reviewing audited financials and summarize information in charts and graphs. The legal assistant must have understanding of accounting, finance and business practice. A strong work ethic is essential to thrive in this role. Other responsibilities will include: Preparing and formatting documents, including loan agreements, promissory notes, deeds, mortgages, UCC financing statements, etc. Completing entity searches. Filing UCC financing statements, as directed by the attorney or paralegal. Assisting in the preparation and distribution of closing binders and CDs. Compiling costs at time of closing. Assisting in complete process for financing and other commercial lending transactions. Entering details from attorney time records. Coordinating monthly billing process. Corresponding with clients. Maintaining attorney and paralegal calendars. Answering telephone calls. Making travel arrangements and submitting expense reimbursement reports. Running conflict searches and preparing new client/matter reports. Developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients, attorneys, and staff members. Interested candidates please e-mail resumes directly to and This is a great opportunity to grow with a collaborative team!

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting professionals on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and e-discovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, M&A; 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: 01300-9500276849

Functional Role: Legal Secretary

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60611

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: The ideal legal assistant will have 2+ years of legal secretary/assistant experience, Must have a business background or accounting degree. Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. High level of organization and time-management skills. Must have a positive attitude and commitment to client service. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail and strong analytical abilities. Dedication to producing quality work and bringing assigned tasks and projects to completion. Ability to work under pressure and prioritize competing demands. Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. Interested candidates please e-mail resumes directly to and This is a great opportunity to grow with a collaborative team!