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Paralegal Legal Assistant (Plaintiff's Firm) (2 Positions)

Company: Theisen & Roche, Ltd
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT US For more than 20 years, our Wheaton-based law firm (Theisen & Roche, Ltd.) has represented individuals in serious personal injury litigation. We are a small firm with a positive work culture, focused on providing an exceptional level of support to our clients and to one another. WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR We are looking for team members who are trustworthy, diligent, and capable of juggling a variety of responsibilities day-to-day. The positions involve client interaction and requires someone with strong interpersonal skills and exceptional communication skills (written and verbal). These positions entail handling both long and short-lead projects, as well as management of firm administrative functions (and customary clerical and stenographic support).The ideal candidate will be a person who: has demonstrated experience working in a litigation setting in the past; can meet deadlines; has a positive "I can do it attitude," enjoys a small-office setting, and who understands the importance of their role on the team.While we are hiring for full-time salaried paralegal and legal assistant support positions, we will also consider any qualified applicants seeking a part-time (hourly) role. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Ability to manage and meet deadlines, and to collaborate with clients and firm attorneys on cases in litigation. Skilled in drafting correspondence, pleadings, discovery, and other documents independently, as well as in collaboration with attorneys. Comfort with the electronic service of documents through the Courts' e-filing systems and with legal database systems in general. Document review, database management, and group calendar management, with deadline tracking. Firm management including coordination and oversight of vendors and other various administrative tasks common to a small-firm practice. Ability to track, manage, and meet deadlines, and to collaborate with clients and firm attorneys on cases in litigation to ensure deadlines are met. Drafting correspondence, pleadings, discovery, and other documents with the input and oversight of attorneys. Document review, database management, and group calendar management. QUALIFICATIONS Prior legal support or paralegal experience required, in a role with litigation experience. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. A self-manager who can thrive without oversight. Strong writing and communication skills. Team-player who enjoys working collaboratively (with our team members and directly with firm clients). Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat - Experience Required, Expertise Preferred. Spanish fluency is a plus, but not required. BENEFITS (Vary based on FT/PT status) Competitive compensation, with benefits 401(k) Health Insurance Paid Holidays. Performance-Based discretionary bonuses. We are a friendly, collaborative group and we maintain a positive and relaxed office atmosphere.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Flexible schedule Health insurance Paid time off Parental leave Retirement planSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday No weekendsSupplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Keywords: Theisen & Roche, Ltd, Wheaton , Paralegal Legal Assistant (Plaintiff's Firm) (2 Positions), Legal , Wheaton, Illinois

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