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Litigation Legal Assistant

Company: Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim Ltd.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Job Description:

Well-established Chicago law firm seeks full-time legal assistant to assist 3 attorney's in the firms Litigation Department. The successful candidate will have 5+ years commercial litigation experience in Federal, Appellate and Circuit courts, and be well-versed in the management of complex litigation files. Real Estate experience is a plus. This position will require an organized, confident self-starter, who will also have excellent MS Office skills. Document management experience is highly desired as well as strong oral and written communication skills with attention to detail. Previous experience with litigation case management software a plus, especially ProLaw. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced work environment and be able to handle multiple projects at the same time without difficulty. Friendly, business casual office environment. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Draft and type correspondence
  • Accurately review, proofread and assist with any materials, including documents, reports, briefings, presentations, forms and other items ensuring accuracy
  • Prepare Notices of Filings, Motions and Certificates of Service and appropriate exhibits
  • E-file court documents in state and federal courts
  • Receive and send faxes as needed
  • Follow up on correspondence requiring responses
  • Manage calendars, including scheduling/arranging meetings, booking meeting rooms, sending invitations and reminders when needed
  • Enter and maintain court docket and case timelines
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Schedule meetings and/or depositions
  • Occasional personal errands to support the lawyers Key attributes
    • High degree of professionalism that embodies firms values in any setting
    • Proficient with scheduling meetings and managing calendars
    • Proactive and anticipatory - can put themselves in the shoes of the attorney
    • Detail-oriented and self-motivated
    • Very comfortable with technology
    • Thrives under pressure in a very demanding environment
    • Highly organized and able to meet deadlines
    • Able to discretely handle highly confidential information
    • Strong work ethic
    • Responds well to constructive feedback
    • Quick learner

Keywords: Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim Ltd., Cicero , Litigation Legal Assistant, Legal , Chicago, Illinois

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