legal secretary in chicago

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job type
permanent
salary
US$ 72,500 per year
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job details

posted
location
chicago, illinois
job category
Administrative & Support Services
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 72,500 per year
reference number
S_659708
phone
312-201-9690
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job description

We are working with a large law firm with over 20 offices in the U.S. Their Chicago office is in need of an experienced legal secretary to join their team and assist one of the partners with insurance cases. This is a great career opportunity for the right candidate. If an offer is made it will come in around $72,500.

Responsibilities:
??? Types, edits, files and may compose, all correspondence, including letters, memoranda, pleadings, and other documents. Transcribes from tapes and/or handwritten documents.
??? E-files documents with the court.
??? Updates and maintains databases (i.e. e-mail lists, I-Create info, client matter lists). Records court dates, deposition dates, etc. on daily calendar.
??? Screens telephone calls and/or takes messages when needed. Opens, reads, and sorts all incoming mail. Opens new files, checks conflicts of interest, maintains all client and general files.
??? Greets clients and visitors; maintains professional appearance and attitude; maintains good public relations and customer service with clients; maintains confidentiality of attorney-client relationship.
??? Makes appointments and travel arrangements; maintains calendar and deadline reminder system. Communicates with administrative support by apprising of deadlines, attorney travel plans, etc.
??? Ensures attorney timesheets are completed.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
-2+ years of experience as a legal secretary in litigation
-1+ years of experience with insurance litigation preferred
-Working knowledge and experience of e-Filing in both State and Federal courts
-Great communication and customer service skills
-Must type 65+ wpm (will be tested on this)
-Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint (will be tested on Word)
-Must have a high degree of confidentiality

Qualifications:
If you are interested in and meet the qualifications apply now! Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Recruiter: Michaela at michaela.salyer@randstadusa.com

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

skills

-2+ years of experience as a legal secretary in litigation -1+ years of experience with insurance litigation preferred -Working knowledge and experience of e-Filing in both State and Federal courts -Great communication and customer service skills -Must type 65+ wpm (will be tested on this) -Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint (will be tested on Word) -Must have a high degree of confidentiality

qualification

If you are interested in and meet the qualifications apply now! Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Recruiter: Michaela at michaela.salyer@randstadusa.com

responsibilities

??? Types, edits, files and may compose, all correspondence, including letters, memoranda, pleadings, and other documents. Transcribes from tapes and/or handwritten documents. ??? E-files documents with the court. ??? Updates and maintains databases (i.e. e-mail lists, I-Create info, client matter lists). Records court dates, deposition dates, etc. on daily calendar. ??? Screens telephone calls and/or takes messages when needed. Opens, reads, and sorts all incoming mail. Opens new files, checks conflicts of interest, maintains all client and general files. ??? Greets clients and visitors; maintains professional appearance and attitude; maintains good public relations and customer service with clients; maintains confidentiality of attorney-client relationship. ??? Makes appointments and travel arrangements; maintains calendar and deadline reminder system. Communicates with administrative support by apprising of deadlines, attorney travel plans, etc. ??? Ensures attorney timesheets are completed.

educational requirements

Associate