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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Intake Assistant

  • Entry Level
  • Part Time
  • Student Appropriate
  • Deerfield, IL

Website S.T. Legal Group

Job Description: We are looking for a self-motivated, critical thinking intake assistant to conduct case evaluations and assist in ensuring effective scheduling of potential clients, collection of documents and information relating to potential clients, and preparation of file for attorney review.

            This position would be available to start the week of June 12th.  This position is a part-time position.



Does Our Office Fit You?  Our office handles diverse files in the area of employment law, including transactional and litigation matters, in areas ranging from non-competes, discrimination, and wage law violations.  Each of our client’s needs are different, which offers an ever-changing working environment.  Our ideal candidate will have a desire to work independently and efficiently to advance our client’s needs.   Critical thinking and attention to detail are a must.



Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

– Conduct case evaluations with potential clients

– Follow up with case evaluations regarding evaluation status

– Assisting to answer and direct incoming calls

– Assisting to schedule potential clients

– Collect necessary documentation from potential clients

– Organize potential client files

– Review intake forms with potential clients

– Prepare file for attorney evaluation

– Draft correspondence and legal documents

– Any other duties as assigned



Required Skills and Experience:

– High school diploma or equivalent

– College level coursework

– Knowledge of Word, Nuance PDF, Google Business Apps, and Outlook

– Ability and willingness to learn new technologies in evolving environment

– Demeanor must be courteous, positive, willing to assist clients, and willing to learn

– Ability to think critically about client’s needs and evaluation process

– Independent work ethic with ability to participate as a team member

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

– Ability to juggle multiple activities

– This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test



Preferred Skills and Experience:

– Knowledge of case management software

– Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system, specifically Lake County, Northern District of Illinois, and various administrative agencies

– Legal assistant or paralegal certificate or certification or pending

– Familiarity with Illinois Code of Ethics for Paralegal

– Bilingual or multilingual

– Experience in a litigation firm handling employment matters

– Experience in small office setting



To Apply: send resume and written statement to Diana Servos  Your written statement should describe why you believe you will succeed in this position.  Applications without a written statement will not be considered.   Please include a telephone number at which you can be reached regularly as our initial contact may be by telephone.



Physical Demands and Work Environment

            Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Due to the nature of our business, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions.  Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their supervisor to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.

            All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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