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Robert Half Litigation Legal Assistant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description

Seeking a Litigation Legal Assistants to directly support 3-4 Commercial Litigation lawyers and occasionally oversee other legal staff, such as file clerks or legal secretaries. Ideal candidate has strong communication and organizational skills, as well as experience handling transcription and dictation, e-filing in Federal and State Court, and fast typing speed, One to five years of legal experience in a law firm required.

What you get to do every day

  • Prioritize legal research and investigative tasks, including obtaining information or documents from outside parties, as directed

  • Classify documents and gather data as directed by lawyers and paralegals

  • Filing, faxing, and word processing

  • Check through and retrieve electronic documents from a variety of court and agency web sites

  • Be responsible for computer database input and retrieval

  • Produce correspondence and memorandum

  • Manage documents for photocopying/scanning

  • Cross-reference copies and originals to confirm both are proper

  • Oversee record keeping and matter management

  • Store electronic documents and files

    Requirements

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Commercial Litigation experience desired

  • e-Filing experience in Federal and State court

  • Transcription and dictation experience

  • Drafting legal court documents, such as pleadings, motions, affidavits and subpoenas; transactional documents, such as pleadings, motions, etc.

  • Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database

  • Experience assisting lawyers in preparing for depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions

  • Investigating the factual evidence of a case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information

  • Well-founded grasp of calendar managements and scheduling appointments

  • File maintenance experience

  • Proven knowledge of Preparing Pleadings

  • Typing over 60 words per minute

  • Conducting routine discovery

Do you want to become part of a dynamic, growing firm? This position could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. This position is for someone who is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment. If that's you, we want to hear from you!

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