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Litigation Paralegal

Website Meyers & Flowers

Meyers & Flowers Litigation Paralegal
3 North Second St. #300, St. Charles, IL 60174 http://www.meyers-flowers.com | (630) 232-6333 | careers@meyers-flowers.com

 

Job description
Litigation Paralegal needed for fast-paced personal injury law firm. Our growing litigation team is seeking a self-motivated person that is confident working independently as well as in a team environment and able to provide administrative support to trial attorneys. This full-time position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to anticipate litigation needs of a case in all stages of litigation.
As our Litigation Paralegal, you will be responsible for docketing deadlines, preparing discovery, drafting correspondence, scheduling depositions, and client communications. Our team is looking for our newest addition to have a positive attitude and understand that the term “paralegal” also means the ability to perform under pressure while still knowing how to laugh when the day does not go as planned.
If you are enthusiastic, a team player, able to multi-task in a challenging environment, and are ready to hit the ground running to relentlessly pursue justice for your community, this is your opportunity.

 

Key Responsibilities:
– Review, organize, and summarize reports and other case materials.
– Assist in deposition preparation, pre-trial investigations, and trial preparation.
– Request necessary documents from clients to determine status of files.
– Manage high volume of client calls and follow-ups to meet strict deadlines.
– Work with attorneys and support staff to guide clients through their case and provide an exceptional level of customer service.
– Manage attorney calendars, schedule meetings, and maintain itineraries.

 

Meyers & Flowers Team Members Are:
· Proficient in personal injury law.
· Described as having excellent organizational skills and are deadline oriented.
· Able to maintain a high degree of discretion dealing with confidential information.
· Those who thrive in a highly active, high-volume environment.
· Excellent at time management, multi-tasking, and critical thinking abilities.

 

Job Requirements:
· Minimum of 3 years of litigation experience, preferably in a plaintiff’s law firm.
· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills on the phone, in person, and by email. Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred, but not required.
· Preferred candidates have received their bachelor’s degree or have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program.
· Experience and knowledge of e-filing in Cook County/suburban counties.
· Proficient computer skills with the ability to adapt to a variety of systems.

 

Schedule & Benefits:
Our team works exclusively from our St. Charles office Monday through Friday. Meyers & Flowers provides a comprehensive benefit package, which includes:
· Medical, dental, and vision insurance
· Company-paid life insurance
· 401(k) retirement plan and profit-sharing
· Paid time off
Additional Perks:
· Paid holidays
· Company outings and holiday events
· Monthly birthday lunches
· The opportunity for career development

 

About Meyers & Flowers:
Meyers & Flowers is a St. Charles law firm operating from a simple basic philosophy: put the client first. With that as a guiding principle, Meyers & Flowers has grown from a small but dedicated group of trial
attorneys and medical malpractice lawyers into a top national law firm, with a practice dedicated to obtaining full and just compensation for clients across the United States.
The Meyers & Flowers team of experienced and creative trial attorneys & medical malpractice lawyers routinely take on large challenges and succeed. Serving clients both locally in Chicago and nationally in a full spectrum of cases involving catastrophic personal injuries, medical malpractice, workplace injuries and wrongful death, our team of top attorneys has taken the lead nationally in representing clients who are victims of defective medical products.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@meyers-flowers.com