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Litigation Assistant

Huck Bouma, PC- Main Office

45  Attorneys ; 40 Staff

Reports to:   Office Manager

LOCATION:     1755 South Naperville Road

EDUCATION:  Associates

EXPERIENCE:  5 plus years

DESCRIPTION :   DuPage County law firm seeks experienced litigation assistant with 5+ years’ of experience. The ideal candidate should be detail oriented with strong interpersonal, written and oral skills, capable of prioritizing demanding workload and meet deadlines while being able to work independently as well as with a team. Candidate should be proficient in MS Word and possess a strong knowledge of court rules &  e-filing filing procedures at all court levels.  Knowledge of Time Matters and Juris a plus.  We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, including health, and 401(k).  If you are interested and meet our qualifications, please forward your resume, including salary requirements to: attorneys@huckbouma.com

SEND RESUMES/APPLY ONLINE:   attorneys@huckbouma.com

Posted :  January 14, 2019


Family Law Legal Assistant

Confidential- Sole Office

40  Attorneys ; 30 Staff

Reports to:   Office Administrator

LOCATION:     Confidential

EDUCATION:  N/A

EXPERIENCE:  2 - 5 years family law experience

DESCRIPTION :   Well established, mid-size law firm seeks legal secretary with 2 to 5 years family law experience.  Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly organized with a professional but pleasant demeanor and appearance. Must be able to work under pressure and with deadlines, with little oversight, while producing the highest quality work product.  Must be proficient in MS Office, able to handle heavy dictation and filing.  Competitive salary and benefits; convenient downtown location and collegial office atmosphere.  Duties Include: Assist with client intake Accurately edit documents and the assembly of pleadings, exhibits and pleadings indexes Schedule and track appointments; maintain docket Maintain and prepare files for court appearances Organize and produce documents for discovery Assist with trial preparation; Set up and maintain client files; Dictation; Provide limited back up for receptionist

SEND RESUMES/APPLY ONLINE:   recruiter60611@gmail.com

Posted :  January 11, 2019


Corporate Legal Secretary

Locke Lord- Branch Office

110  Attorneys ; 75 Staff

Reports to:   Office Administrator

LOCATION:     111  S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

EDUCATION:   Bachelor's Degree

EXPERIENCE:  Preferably 7 years of prior corporate secretarial experience.

DESCRIPTION :  Locke Lord’s Chicago office has an immediate opening for a Corporate Legal Secretary. This  position provides all aspects of administrative support to attorneys within the department. The main job duties include secretarial support to attorneys such as typing, drafting documents, answering phones, making travel arrangements, inputting attorney timesheets, coordinate billing to clients, scheduling appointments, calendar management, opening new matters, and coordinating conflicts checks.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY ONLINE:   Tina.Lema@lockelord.com

Posted :  January 8, 2018


Labor & Employment Secretary

Seyfarth Shaw- Main  Office

800  Attorneys ; 2000 Staff

Reports to:    Secretarial Supervisor

LOCATION:     233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite #8000  Chicago, IL

EDUCATION:   N/A

EXPERIENCE:  At least 5 years of legal experience legal. Ability to manage vendor invoices. Proofreading, attention to detail and solid grammar a must. High degree of proficiency with Outlook a must. High degree of proficiency with Word preferred.
Skill Requirements: Typing speed/accuracy:  70 wpm with accuracy.  Proficiency in Microsoft Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel).  Legal citation and legal terminology expertise.  Excellent grammatical and spelling skills.  Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Elite, DeltaView, document management systems or similar technology

DESCRIPTION :  This position performs a variety of secretarial and/or administrative duties for assigned attorneys/paralegals.  This position interacts with colleagues in a team setting and upholds the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observing confidentiality of client matters.  Job Description : Inputs, revises and finalizes correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents.  Drafts routine correspondence, memoranda and other documents. High degree of proficiency with PACER and e-filing procedures . Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar. Receives, reviews and prints electronic faxes.  Delivers paper faxes as necessary. Sorts, dates and reads incoming mail.  Prepares documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery. Prepare expense reports, manage vendor invoices, mailings, and travel arrangements Completes client/matter forms.  Requests conflicts of interest checks.  Opens new files. Maintains all client and general files.  Conducts periodic review for possible storage of old files and prepares files to be closed.  Coordinates and follows through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g., word processing, receptionists, file/document clerks, office services). Provides overflow assistance and secretarial support for Secretarial Team Members’ attorneys and paralegals.  Other duties and projects as assigned. Reviews and edit bills as necessary.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY ONLINE:   https://www.seyfarth.com/Staff

Posted : December 11, 2018


Intellectual Property Legal Secretary

Brink Gilson and Lione- Main Office

66  Attorneys ; 105  Staff

Reports to:    Human Resource Manager

LOCATION:     455 North Cityfront Plaza, Chicago, IL 60611

EDUCATION:   Associate or Bachelor's degree strongly preferred

EXPERIENCE:  3+; years of intellectual property patent prosecution legal secretarial experience.

DESCRIPTION : Filing domestic and foreign patent applications.  Drafting client correspondence regarding status of applications.  Preparing and filing Information Disclosure Statements and attached references.  Reviewing daily docket and deadlines.  Schedule and calendar appointments; organize business itineraries, travel arrangements, conferences and meetings; process expense reports.  Maintaining information relating to specific client requirements and the ability to complete tasks per clients’ guidelines.  Client billing.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY ONLINE:    staffrecruiting@brinksgilson.com

Posted :December 7, 2018


Legal Secretary

Jones Day- Branch Office

180  Attorneys ; 90 Staff

Reports to:    HR Manager

LOCATION:     77 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 3500, Chicago, IL  60601

EDUCATION:   High school diploma required. - Some college or degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:  Expertise in Windows and MS Office applications. - Strong organizational, time management and attention to detail skills. - Ability to meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities.

DESCRIPTION : The Legal Secretary is responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to attorneys and other specialized assistance to administrative personnel. Responsibilities include strong written and oral communication skills; strong scheduling skills; ability to interact with clients; strong technology skills including ability to learn new databases, perform research on the internet; and to perform functions associated with administrative tasks including time and expenses; travel; ability to assist in document management for cases; excellent litigation skills. Position is full-time, M-F 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with overtime as needed.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY ONLINE:    http://www.jonesdaycareers.com

Posted : December 6, 2018