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Legal Assistant

Robert Half Legal • Geneva, IL

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
$35,000 - $60,000/Year
Legal
Professional Services, Legal

Job Description

Ref ID: 01300-0010947829

Classification: Administrative Assistant

Compensation: $35,000.00 to $60,000.00 per year

Are you aiming to develop your legal career as a Legal Assistant? Consider this opportunity with a successful legal organization in the Legal field. You will succeed in this position if you have competency with computers, along with ambition, organization skills, passion for the field, and the ability to take on multiple tasks at once. This full-time Legal Assistant employment is based in the St. Charles, Illinois area. If you think you're a good fit, please send your resume directly to dominick.fitzgerald@roberthalflegal.com Major responsibilities - Assist attorneys and paralegals with word processing including proofreading and formatting pleadings, briefs, motions and correspondence. - Proofread and correct drafts for grammar, punctuation, and spelling in order to produce error-free work. - Responsible for court filings and efilings, service, and court courtesy copies. - Assist with managing and tracking litigation matters, including maintain internal files - Assist with maintaining and searching Excel and Microsoft Access databases. - Assist with discovery requests and responses; organize documents and assist with document productions, including bates-stamping, redaction, and production logs. - Work with clients and class members to gather and convey information. - Work with clients and medical providers to obtain medical records. - Assist with trial preparation, exhibits, witness materials, and trial logistics. - Assist with appellate briefs and appendices, format and proof and file. - File and scan documents in document management system. - Responsible for supporting legal team with calendar management, expense reporting, travel arrangements, photocopying, scanning, faxing, filing and mailing. - Miscellaneous duties and special projects as assigned. For immediate consideration please send your resume directly to dominick.fitzgerald@roberthalflegal.com

Job Requirements

Requirements of this position - Bachelor's degree preferred with 3+ years' litigation experience as a Legal Assistant - Understands advanced legal concepts and terminology, formats and Blue Book citations. - Knowledge of the rules regulating paralegals/legal assistants. - In-depth knowledge of Federal court rules and procedures, and the skills to find and understand those in other jurisdictions. - Significant experience with Federal ECF e-filing systems, and the ability to learn e-filing systems in other jurisdictions. - Ability to perform under tight deadlines and maintain patience in high pressure situations. - Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word required. Experience working with Microsoft Office 2010 a plus. - Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel) and Adobe. - Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. - Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, verbal and written communication skills including spelling, grammar and proofreading skills. - Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity Take the next step in your legal career as part of this dynamic, growing firm. If you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you! For immediate consideration please send your resume directly to dominick.fitzgerald@roberthalflegal.com .

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Job ID: 01300-0010947829
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