Legal Administrative Assistant

Legal Administrative Assistant

Legal Administrative Assistant


Administrative Support Staff


Chicago, Illinois

Employment Type



$65000 - $80000

Job Description:


* Type and assemble, in final form, legal pleadings for filings in all state and federal courts including proofreading and editing documents for accuracy, entering data into databases and ensuring that deadlines are met.

* Draft letters, memos, labels, envelopes, work reports, bills, travel expense reports and other reports and forms as required and proof for accuracy.

* Create, edit and proofread legal documents.

* Maintain good communication with clients, attorneys and staff.

* Prepare client billing and input time entry.

* Schedule travel and meeting arrangements.

* Make, screen and route telephone calls, place conference calls and schedule appointments.

* Create and maintain legal files and indices.

* Set up and maintain files and records.

* Assist attorneys with client outreach and business development needs when requested.

* Maintain and update calendar and interactions in Outlook.

* Plan logistics and work in conjunction with the Office Services Coordinator to coordinate external and internal events.

* Assist with overflow work as requested.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

. Knowledge of general office procedure and practice.

* Experience filing pleadings in state and federal courts required.

* Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities within the firm.

* Ability to work well under pressure.

* Excellent organizational skills.