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!
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.
Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.
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.