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Robert Half International Legal Secretary in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description

Legal Secretaries will be interested in our client's opening for candidates with passion for the legal field to join their exciting, growing firm. This role's duties will require you to prioritize numerous tasks at once, and you should have the drive to succeed and further your career. Located in the Chicago, Illinois area, a short-term temporary Legal Secretary vacancy is looking to be filled. Apply today with Robert Half Legal if you're a good fit for this position.

Key responsibilities

  • Schedule client interaction

  • Coordinate the resolution of files and assist attorneys in an efficient and effective manner

  • Assist with supporting several attorneys

  • Complete administrative tasks as necessary

  • Utilize comprehensive knowledge of legal procedures

  • Under attorney supervision, be able to handle assigned files and deliver legal services

  • Relay legal correspondence to clients in a clear way

  • Update calendars and billing sheets and provide improvements when necessary

  • Strong communication skills are essential to communicate with clients in an effective and efficient manner

Requirements

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Hands-on experience with legal correspondence and court filing procedures is a plus

  • Skilled at time management

  • Meticulous understanding and comprehension of local jurisdictional and federal court rules and procedures

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Answer

  • Personal injury defense experience

  • Deep understanding of none

  • Prowess with word processing and spreadsheets highly sought after

  • Prowess in database management

Are you looking to take the next step in your legal career? A dynamic, growing firm could have an excellent opportunity for you. We want to hear from any candidates out there who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment.

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Salary: DOE

Location: CHICAGO, IL

Date Posted: September 15, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01300-0010956555

Staffing Area: Legal

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