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Robert Half International Legal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

Description This Legal Assistant position offers candidates the chance to advance their careers. If you want to work as a Legal Assistant, this booming legal organization is looking for a passionate candidate with solid computer skills. In this role, it will be critical for you to have the ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess. Apply today with Robert Half Legal—don't hesitate! This short-term temporary Legal Assistant employment is based in the Chicago, Illinois area.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Draft correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties

  • Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake

  • Manage hard copies of documents, as well as the electronic document system

  • Take part in the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

  • Assemble a variety of documents and correspondence

  • Maintain the case calendar and observe deadlines

  • Answer incoming calls and assist in handling high volume phone lines

  • Consistently uphold standards of confidentiality

  • Assemble court filings, sometimes electronically when required Requirements - Medical records experience

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

  • Able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist the team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Expert-level skills in Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets

  • Incoming phone call management skills desired

  • Eagerness to take initiative and learn quickly

If you're looking for work at a dynamic, growing firm, this could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. This position will be a great fit for someone who is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment.


Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions.

Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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