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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Cantwell & Cantwell

LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL

Small Loop Law Firm seeks a Self-Motivated Full-Time Legal Assistant/Paralegal. 

Responsibilities:

·       Provide support to lawyers and enhance office effectiveness

·       Prepare and efile legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings

·       Prepare answers and produce documents in the discovery phase

·       Research

·       Answer and direct phone calls

·       Maintain contact lists

·       Help other team members in need of assistance

·       Calendar court dates and events

·       Communicate with both clients & opposing counsel via email and phone

·       Obtain and record new client information

Skills:

·       Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office

·       Computer literacy including proficiency with Outlook, Word and Excel

·       Proficiency in English

·       Strong organizational skills

·       Attention to detail

·       Ability to multi-task and prioritize with adaptation to changes

·       Self-starter and team player

·       Ability to handle stress well in sometimes high pressure environment

·       Desire to be proactive.  We want someone who finishes the job and looks for the next thing to do.

·       Excellent communication skills and strong grammar

·       Candidates must type at least 70 wpm

1 + years legal work experience with efiling knowledge, ethics and confidentiality

To apply, please forward ALL of the below information to Kelly Gonzalez at info@cc-legal.com:

1.      Resume;

2.      Personal Statement of why you would be the best candidate for the position; and

3.      Salary Requirements

To apply for this job email your details to info@cc-legal.com