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Litigation Legal Assistant W/ E-filings-55k-superstar Needed
Classification: Account Executive/Staffing Manager
Compensation: $53,000.00 to $55,000.00 per year
VERY LARGE GLOBAL LAW FIRM WITH SATELLITE OFFICE IN CHICAGO SEEKS AN AMBITIOUS LEGAL ASSISTANT TO SUPPORT TWO PARTNERS AND HELP GROW THE FIRM! This full-service with offices all over the world is looking to grow its Chicago presence. LITIGATION LEGAL SECRETARY WILL HAVE EXPOSURE TO ALL TYPES OF CASES: regulatory, energy, commodities, securities and venture capital. This firms clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions and leveraged buyout and venture capital firms. LITIGATION LEGAL SECRETARY MUST HAVE A CAN DO ATTITUDE, BE ABLE TO WORK OVERTIME AND HAVE A FLEXIBLE ATTITUDE! experience with E-FILINGS IS A MUST! The Legal Secretary provides legal and administrative assistance to a group of Attorneys by performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical tasks and provides back-up assistance to other members of a specific team when necessary. This position requires a professional, highly motivated, organized individual capable of functioning in a fast-paced, challenging legal environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work collaboratively as a team are also required. Reports directly to the Secretarial Manager. On a day-to-day basis, works primarily under the direction of two partners. In addition, works in a team situation with other Legal Secretaries to most effectively and efficiently meet Firm/client needs.
Job Responsibilities Include
Uses word processing and document management software (Microsoft Office 2007, including PowerPoint & Excel, Workshare Compare, DMS, etc.) to prepare and revise, format and finalize a wide variety of documents, including correspondence, memoranda, and legal materials. In conjunction with the preparation of such documents, the Legal Secretary/Assistant is responsible for proofreading, correctly formatting and questioning any inconsistencies in all materials. Transcribes dictation, minutes of meetings or taped records of conferences and meetings.
Processes conflict checks, expense reports, screens telephone calls, schedules conference calls, coordinates and schedules travel arrangements through web-based application; maintains attorney/legal assistant calendars (Lotus Notes Calendars). Conducts internet research as directed by attorneys.
Interacts on a daily basis with clients and staff.
Establishes and maintains electronic files in compliance with current firm policies. If you have at least 3+ years of experience with E-FILINGS AND LITIGATION please send a copy of your resume to email@example.com
MS Word and formatting documents with a minimum typing speed of 55+ words per minute required. PowerPoint and Excel experience are also strongly preferred. Must have four year degree and PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE IS PREFERRED. If you have at least 3+ years of experience with E-FILINGS AND LITIGATION please send a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in major markets throughout North America, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal professionals on a full-time, project and temporary basis to law firms and corporate legal departments. We offer our candidates challenging assignments, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training. Robert Half Legal is better at finding you challenging new career opportunities because we come from the legal industry ourselves, with a majority of our staffing executives holding JDs or other legal credentials. A division of Robert Half International, we were ranked number one in our industry by Fortune magazine's America's Most Admired Companies, and included in BusinessWeek's 50 Best Performing Companies. Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 1.800.870.8367 to discover more about this position. Robert Half Legal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.