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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Website FMS Law Group LLC

FMS Law Group LLC, a law firm practicing in the areas of trusts, estates, and guardianships, seeks a Paralegal / Legal Assistant. The ideal candidate will ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management by providing legal and administrative services under the supervision of two (2) attorneys. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year experience as a litigation assistant. This individual will communicate frequently with the clients in order to serve them adequately. Candidates should email their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to info@fmlawgroup.com.

 

Responsibilities

• Provide administrative support to 2 partners

• Coordinate attorney calendars

• Assist in the preparation of legal pleadings and notices

• E-file documents in Cook and Other collar counties

• Assemble estate planning documents / Draft Powers of Attorney

• Assist with client billing

• Answer phones / Act as receptionist

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

• Paralegal certificate would be a plus

• Experience in legal assistance

• Experience as a litigation assistant would be a plus

• Familiarity with law, legal procedures, and protocols

• Familiarly with professional office protocols (e.g. sending a professional email or cover letter)

• Proficient in Microsoft Word / Excel

• Proficient in Adobe

• Proficient typist

To apply for this job email your details to info@fmslawgroup.com