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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C.

Our 12-lawyer boutique firm with an emphasis on commercial litigation with offices in the Loop is seeking to hire a Legal Assistant with approximately 1-3+ years’ experience to join their team.  This Legal Assistant will have a hybrid role of performing litigation assistance as well as general office administration.   The firm promotes a healthy work-life balance and cooperative culture.  The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • File pleadings (electronically or otherwise) with the appropriate court systems which include Circuit Court of Cook County, federal and appellate courts
  • Maintain case calendar and monitor deadlines
    Docket dates
  • Prepare letters, memos, pleadings and other documentation and correspondence as required and manage hard copies of documents as well as electronic document system
  • Providing general legal administrative support to firm attorneys which could involve assistance in preparing pleadings, discovery and motions  
  • General administrative duties and assisting with phones, scanning, filing, travel arrangements, contacts database, letter creation, formatting, data entry and other projects as assigned
     

The skills and abilities of this role include but are not limited to:

 

  • Ability to be a consistent self-starter and work independently
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, superior attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to facilitate clear and concise communication with others in a positive manner
  • Ability to work with others effectively in a team that encourage diversity of thought and innovation
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, exhibit sound judgment, maintain confidentiality and use discretion
  • Ability to exhibit problem-solving skills and demonstrate initiative and accountability
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic fast paced environment with fluidity amidst multiple projects, shifting priorities and competing deadlines
     

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and a writing sample to doyle@wbs-law.com

 

To apply for this job email your details to doyle@wbs-law.com