Robert Half Legal CONSULTING SERVICES PARALEGAL in Chicago, Illinois

Global Consulting Company with Chicago office helps industry leaders across a broad array of sectors manage the complex challenges of succeeding in the global economy. We are a values-driven consulting firm, guided by the principles of excellence, leadership, and citizenship. Our commitment to these values is reflected in our dedication to our clients and championing initiatives that increase the diversity of the legal profession. We have an immediate full-time opening for an Litigation Assistant / Legal Secretary for our Chicago office. This position is responsible for providing administrative and legal secretarial support to attorneys within the Litigation Department. If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume DIRECTLY to claire.marshall@roberthalflegal.com and Chinetta.foster@roberthalflegal.com ASAP.

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

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Req ID: 01300-9500820752

Functional Role: Paralegal

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60611

Compensation: $55,000.00 to $60,000.00 per year

Requirements: Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5 years litigation experience working in a legal and/or professional services environment. Candidates must be proficient using MS Office 2010 products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), Windows 7, and be familiar with time entry, Elite billing systems, ECF, State and Federal Court rules, Lexis Nexis, PACER, ALN and eDocs. Successful candidates must have excellent grammar, communication and organizational skills (on-line and paper), as well as the ability to work under pressure and prioritize to meet deadlines. We are looking for energetic, self-starters who are highly customer service oriented and can work in a fast-paced, team environment. Must be able to work overtime as needed. A four-year college degree is preferred and paralegal certificate a plus. Duties include, but are not limited to, creating and updating pleadings and motions for filing in State and Federal court and discovery documents for service. Additional duties include opening new matters, calendaring, inputting timesheets, preparing expense reports, scheduling travel, meetings and conferences, file maintenance and interacting with clients and all levels of employees within the Firm. If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume DIRECTLY to claire.marshall@roberthalflegal.com and Chinetta.foster@roberthalflegal.com ASAP.