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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Website RM Partners LLC

Description

 

Boutique Fulton Market Chicago law firm is seeking a skilled and talented professional to serve as a legal assistant and paralegal in its Corporate Transactional and Real Estate practice groups. This hybrid position on the team will support the Firm with a variety of administrative tasks while also supporting the attorneys in the performance of legal services for clients. 

 

The position is full-time with competitive compensation, health benefits, and paid time off.  The Firm currently operates with a hybrid work environment combining in-office and work from home options on a case-by-case basis.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establishing and organizing files, monitoring calendars, and responding to inquiries in a paperless environment
  • Assisting attorneys with email, calendar, and document management
  • Communicating with the Secretary of State (or its equivalent) in multiple states to request documentation for entity formations, corporate filings and UCC filings
  • Communicating in a professional and timely manner with clients
  • Assisting attorneys with corporate, real estate, M&A and other transactional closings including preparing and tracking documents, obtaining electronic and physical signatures, and preparing closing binders
  • Organizing and tracking due diligence materials, such as corporate certificates of good standing, real estate and title information, and securities filings
  • Completing other duties as assigned with a willingness to help and to learn

 

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Previous experience in a law firm setting sufficient to support part-time paralegal activities
  • Willingness and ability to work in both a team setting and independently  
  • Strong PC skills including proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, video conferencing and calendar management
  • Proficiency with online secured document management software (such as Worldox or DocuSign and the like)
  • Familiarity with time management software for billable timekeeping
  • References requested

 

Qualified candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to Mary-Lisa Sullivan at mlsullivan@rmpartnerslaw.com. RM Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants who can add to the diversity of RM Partners to apply for these positions. For these purposes, “diversity” includes: socioeconomic background, military experience, underrepresented groups such as racial/ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities.

To apply for this job email your details to mlsullivan@rmpartnerslaw.com