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Legal Secretary

Jones Day - Branch Office
170 Attorneys; 100 Staff

Reports to the Human Resources Manager
LOCATION: 77 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 3500, Chicago, IL 60601
EDUCATION: High school diploma - Some college or degree preferred
EXPERIENCE: Required Qualifications:
• 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: Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 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 to/Apply Online By Visiting: www.jonesdaycareers.com
Posted: November 19, 2017


Legal Secretary

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP - Main Office
110 Attorneys; 225 Staff

Reports to the Office Manager
LOCATION: 233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite #8000, Chicago, Illinois
EDUCATION:  work experience only
EXPERIENCE: Defense medical malpractice a must!
DESCRIPTION: We have an opening for one partner and two associates who work heavily in defense medical malpractice cases. Must have experience in preparing answers to discovery, answers to complaints, scheduling depositions, etc.
Send Resumes to/Apply Online By Visiting: cdominick@smbtrials.com
Posted: November 12, 2017


Legal Practice Assistant - Litigation

Perkins Coie - Branch Office
100 Attorneys; 100 Staff
Reports to the Legal Staff Supervisor
LOCATION: 131 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL
EDUCATION: This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: Previous law firm experience of 7 or more years or equivalent preferred.
DESCRIPTION: • Review and bill attorney hours and disbursements to clients • Review and edit proformas in response to attorney and secretary requests • Apply retainer funds as directed by attorney • Process write-offs following Firm policy • Ability to execute complex bills in a timely manner • Ability to understand Exception rates, Discounts, Multipayor, and Electronic Billing/eHub • Ability to handle high volume of bills per month and prioritize accordingly • Act as a resource and effectively interact and communicate with attorneys, secretaries, and clients • Review and verify accuracy of billing and provide supporting documentation as required • Research and respond to inquiries regarding billing issues and problems • Create billing reports and spreadsheets for analyses as required • Organize and maintain billing files • Ability to assist in preparing documentation for exhibits in court • Perform special projects as assigned • Ad-hoc reports as requested
Send Resumes to/Apply Online By Visiting: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/legal-practice-assistant-job-s20171102-chicago-il.html
Posted: November 5, 2017


Legal Assistant

Sudekum, Cassidy & Shulruff, Chtd. - Sole Office
10 Attorneys; 8 Staff
Reports to the Office Manager
LOCATION: 20 N. Clark St., Suite 2450 Chicago, Illinois 60602
EDUCATION: Some college
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years experience
DESCRIPTION: Established Insurance Defense Law Firm (loop) has an immediate opening for a full-time experienced litigation legal assistant. This position requires a professional, organized individual capable of working in a fast-paced environment. Advanced computer skills in MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel are required. Candidates must have experience preparing legal documents including pleadings, summons, complaints, discovery, subpoenas, orders, and various other documents. Proficiency in Cook County, state and federal court procedures and e-filing is required for this position. Candidate should be able to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks and work independently and as a team. Must be dependable and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
Send Resumes to/Apply Online By Visiting: gnj@scslegal.com
Posted: November 5, 2017


Chicago - Assistant - Litigation/Bankruptcy

Foley and Lardner LLP - Branch Office

124 Attorneys; 163 Staff

Reports to:       Legal Support Supervisor            

LOCATION:            321 N. Clark St., Ste. 2800                      

EDUCATION:               Specialized or tech training beyond high school is desired.     

EXPERIENCE:        A minimum of 5-7 years of high-level executive secretarial experience is required, as well as experience and familiarity with litigation, bankruptcy, research tools and publications.    
DESCRIPTION:       The main role of the Litigation and Bankruptcy Assistant is to provide executive level secretarial and administrative assistance to a busy bankruptcy partner and chair of the firm’s national bankruptcy group, litigation attorneys and/or paraprofessionals in the daily operation of practicing law as well as administration of practice group matters and the handling of significant client relationships. This position will also provide exceptional service and high quality work product for clients. The assistant will perform executive assistant duties through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical-related tasks. This position requires the assistant to produce documents relating to specific functions and requirements as set forth within the litigation practice group using firm standard software. A minimum of 3-5 years of executive secretarial experience is required, as well as experience and familiarity with litigation, bankruptcy, research tools and publications. Specialized or tech training beyond high school is desired. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.  

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:     foley.com/careers under the "Staff" page              

Posted: October 20, 2017 


Receptionist / Legal Secretary

Hinkhouse Williams Walsh - Sole Office
36 Attorneys; 12 Staff

Reports to the Principal Administrator
LOCATION: 180 N. Stetson St., Ste. 3400, Chicago, Illinois
EDUCATION:  High School Diploma
EXPERIENCE: Prior law firm experience is a plus
DESCRIPTION: Seeking a bright, friendly, reliable receptionist for our office. Duties include: greeting guests, directing calls, maintaining reception area, ordering supplies, stocking kitchens, and providing secretarial support.
SEND RESUMES TO: gko@hww-law.com
Posted
: October 15, 2017


Workers' Compensation Secretary

Ancel Glink - Main Office

32 Attorneys; 50 Staff

Reports to:       Office Administrator           

LOCATION:      140 South Dearborn Street     

EDUCATION     Not applicable   

EXPERIENCE:               Minimum of 5 years experience

DESCRIPTION:          WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SECRETARY Mid-size law firm seeks a Workers’ Compensation Secretary with a minimum of 5 years experience for their Chicago Office. The qualified candidate must be a self-starter and able to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. Strong communication skills and experience filing with IWCC are required. Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint needed.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:   We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits, profit sharing, 401k and more. Join a firm where hard work and dedication are valued commodities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please e-mail or fax your resume to: Kathy Holmes – Assistant Office Administrator Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer, P.C. kholmes@ancelglink.com Fax: 312-782-0943          

Posted: August 22, 2017


Legal Secretary

Archdiocese of Chicago – Main Office

8 Attorneys; 3 Staff

Reports to:            General Counsel

LOCATION:              835 N. Rush St.

EDUCATION                High School Diploma                   

EXPERIENCE:              5 years secretarial experience in a legal office preferred.

DESCRIPTION:         go to http://legacy.archchicago.org/Employment/Default.aspx for position description  

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:             jleonatti@archchicago.org

Posted: August 18, 2017


Litigation Legal Assistant

Walker Wilcox Matousek LLP   – Main Office

33 Attorneys; 18 Staff

Reports to:            Assigned Attorneys and HR Manager

LOCATION:                 One North Franklin Street      

EDUCATION                   BA/BA or Paralegal certificate preferred      

EXPERIENCE:         Candidate must have 3-5 years of litigation experience, preferably insurance defense.

DESCRIPTION:              Mid-sized Loop law firm has an immediate opening for a full-time litigation legal assistant. This position requires a professional, highly motivated, organized individual capable of working in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Advanced computer skills in MS Word (including styles), Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel are required. Candidates must have experience preparing legal documents including pleadings, summons, complaints, discovery, subpoenas, orders, generating TOA, creating TOC and various other documents. Proficiency in Cook County, state and federal court procedures and e-filing is required for this position. Candidate should be able to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks and work independently and as a team. Must be dependable and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:             Hiring@wwmlawyers.com

Posted: August 5, 2017