Robert Half Legal LITIGATION LEGAL ASSISTANT FOR FUN, FRIENDLY PARTNER! TO 50K in Chicago, Illinois

Litigation Paralegal Position Summary: The litigation paralegal works alongside attorneys during all phases of the litigation process, from the initiation of a case to the discovery period through trial and post-trial findings and appeals. The preparation can include functions such as indexing documents, obtaining background information and documents regarding dispute, drafting court papers, researching case law, organizing trial documents, briefs and boxes for trial. Major Duties and Responsibilities: Organize documents and coordinate document production. Conduct bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. Set up and maintain files chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter; Conduct various document searches and factual research; Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation. Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation; Prepare for and assist at depositions. Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during deposition; Prepare for and assist during trials. Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in preparation of witness testimony; Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in preparation of motion filing; Work with attorneys in the preparation and filing of all court documents. Organize briefs, exhibits and appendices; Electronic filing of documents in local courts and collar counties; Filing correspondence and/or legal documents in office filing system. If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume 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: 01300-9500651610

Functional Role: Paralegal

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60611

Compensation: $50,000.00 to $55,000.00 per year

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: detail oriented in appearance and demeanor; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Strong organizational skills and work ethic; Organized, detail-oriented, flexible with ability to multi-task and change directions in a fast-paced environment, coupled with the ability to work effectively in a team and independently under pressure. Education and/or Experience: BA/BS degree; paralegal certificate a plus; Minimum of 3 years litigation paralegal experience; Familiarity with Judicial Council forms and procedures for court filings; Knowledge of rules of civil procedure and local rules of court; Technical Requirements: Proficient in Microsoft Word and programs such as Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat; Proficient in Summation or other litigation document management software; Knowledge of all office equipment such as fax machines, scanners, photocopiers and calculators; Familiarity with time entry system for the purposes of recordation of paralegal's time. If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume to claire.marshall@roberthalflegal.com and Chinetta.foster@roberthalflegal.com ASAP!