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Litigation Legal Secretary


  • Jean Kripton Inc.
  • 09/12/19
  • Chicago, IL
  • 60606
  • 70000 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
We are seeking a full-time Legal Secretary with a minimum of 5 years of experience in general litigation to join our boutique law firm client's Chicago office. This position will support litigation attorneys and will provide support to other legal secretaries whenever necessary to meet Firm and client needs. Successful candidates will have a positive attitude, a professional appearance, and a willingness to work in tandem and help support other secretaries as needed. Candidates should be highly organized and proactive with excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills. Daily tasks will include organizing and maintaining files, maintaining attorneys schedules, preparation of correspondence and legal documents, e-filings, time entry, and preparation of monthly billing including PowerPoint presentations, and preparing and proofreading attorneys' and the Firms collateral materials.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Proficient in full suite of Microsoft Office applications, Outlook, Illinois File and Serve and iManage; moderate knowledge in BigHand (document workflow); time entry and billing editing are a major plus.

Manage and organize documents in document management systems (iManage), electronic research tools and/or basic database skills.

Manage projects independently while maintaining effective communication with attorneys regarding their assignments, progress of projects, and deadlines.

Detail-oriented, flexible, able to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum 5 years legal secretary and/or similar support experience

Salary is commensurate with experience.

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