Robert Half Legal LITIGATION LEGAL ASSISTANT in Chicago, Illinois
A preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, this firm offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers. Essential Job Functions: The Chicago office is seeking a service-oriented legal secretary to support an assigned group of attorneys and/or paralegals; Reprographics Department; Digital Services, etc. File Maintenance: Establishes and maintains paper and electronic files in compliance with current Firm policies utilizing the Firm's LegalKEY system and Document Management System. Customer/Client Service and Teamwork: Provides assistance to other legal secretaries within assigned teams whenever necessary to meet Firm and client needs; organizes and prioritizes workload so as to most efficiently enable and facilitate team effort to accomplish Firm and client goals. Fosters professional, cooperative and supportive relationships with peers, superiors and clients. Anticipates and identifies clients'/colleagues' current and future needs. Shares information and offers ideas and solutions in a team environment. Professional Demeanor: Exhibits professionalism by recognizing and adhering to all Firm policies, including attendance guidelines, dress code, security measures, and confidentiality requirements. Maintains positive, professional, courteous and flexible demeanor when dealing with clients and colleagues. Performs complex legal secretarial activities which may be highly confidential and sensitive, and require discretion and diplomacy. Reporting Relationships: Reports directly to the Associate Director of Support Services. On a day-to-day basis, works primarily under the direction of an assigned group of Attorneys and/or Paralegals. In addition, works in a team situation with Legal Secretaries to most effectively and efficiently meet Firm/client needs. If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume DIRECTLY to email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org
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: 01300-9500826845
Functional Role: Paralegal
Postal Code: 60611
Compensation: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year
Requirements: Qualifications Requirements: The ability to work the core business hours of 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with flexibility for overtime, as required. Must have 5+ years of legal secretarial experience. Advanced proficiency in MS Word and formatting documents with a minimum typing speed of 55+ words per minute required. Adobe Acrobat DC, PowerPoint and Excel experience are also strongly preferred. Must have high school diploma. Associate degree preferred. If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume DIRECTLY to email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org