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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Senior Legal Assistant

Website National Futures Association

When you join NFA as a Senior Legal Assistant, you’ll join a high-performing team of dedicated professionals responsible for supporting NFA’s efforts to provide the most efficient regulatory services possible.

Bring your analytical mindsets. Bring your ability to quickly learn and adapt.  Bring communication skills and an eye for detail.

Beginning your first day and throughout your career, you’ll gain exceptional experiences, personalized learning and invaluable coaching and mentoring. We believe in nurturing talent to develop future NFA and industry leaders.

What you’ll do:

As a Senior Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative support and legal services to attorneys and paralegals in NFA’s General Counsel’s office.  Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

·       Answering calls and emails.

·       Coordinating attorneys’ calendars and processing expense reports.

·       Writing correspondence and proofreading pleadings.

·       Organizing and managing case documents.

·       Scanning documents and case files.

·       Entering case data into the docketing software and other systems.

·       Assisting with internal and external meetings (e.g., preparing/reviewing meeting materials and minutes).

·       Collaborating to prepare and monitor the department budget.

What we’re looking for:

·       Bachelor’s or associate degree

·       Three to five  years of relevant work experience

·       Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

·       Ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely both orally and  in writing

·       Demonstrated competency using Microsoft Word and Excel

·       Demonstrated competency using Adobe software

·       Professional, responsible, and reliable

·       Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program and prior work in a law office setting preferred


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