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Robert Half International Legal Assistant**FULL-TIME** in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description You can grow your legal career as a Legal Assistant at this growing legal organization, if you are highly skilled and motivated. If you are a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multi-task, we might have a job for you. This full-time Legal Assistant employment is based in the Chicago, Illinois area. If you have a real passion for the legal industry, you'll love this job. This could be the Legal Assistant position you've been looking for.

How you will make an impact

  • Contribute to the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, trials, and hearings

  • Prepare correspondence and pleadings, plan out service on parties

  • Assemble court filings, sometimes electronically when required

  • Assist attorneys with key discovery and client intake

  • Consistently uphold standards of confidentiality

  • Take incoming phone calls and lend an extra ear when phone lines at high volume

  • Prepare a variety of documents and correspondence

  • Ensure documents have copies in hard form as well as within the electronic document system

  • Monitor deadlines and maintain the case calendar Requirements - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling client matters, and adhering to strict deadlines

  • Excellent telephone etiquette and keyboard skills

  • Previous legal work experience and a dedication to integrity

  • Excellent knowledge of Internet research, calendaring, word processing and spreadsheets

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

  • Commercial Litigation experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of pleadings

  • Strong familiarity with contracts

  • Calendar (docket) experience highly desired

  • Well-founded grasp of Court Filings

  • Proven knowledge of calendar managements and scheduling appointments

  • Foundational knowledge in typing 45 - 60 words per minute

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

  • Eagerness to take initiative and learn quickly

If you want to take the next step in your legal career, this dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. We're looking for someone who is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment. If you think that sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

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Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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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 contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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