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Legal Assistant

Carbondale, IL 62901

Posted: 06/15/19 Industry: Legal Assistant Job Number: 123385 Pay Rate: 15.00
HireLevel is seeking a Legal Assistant for our client located in Marion, IL
The ideal candidate will have experience with Litigation and customer service and quality assurance, who has the ability to work with little to no supervision
Job Category: Law Office
Job Type: Full-time
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4: 30pm
Pay Rate: Based on Experience
Similar Positions: Paralegal, Litigation Paralegal, Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities for the Legal Assistant:
  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
  • Help with voir dire, jury selection and witnesses preparation
  • Provide assistance with case settlements
  • Conducting pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Drafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court
  • Performing administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc)

Requirements for the Legal Assistant:
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices etc
  • Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Extensive computer and database expertise
  • Paralegal associate degree or other relevant certification

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