Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Posted 3 months 27 days ago by Vergara & Favia Law, Ltd.

Permanent
Not Specified
Secretarial & PA jobs
Illinois, Saint Charles, United States, 60175
Job Description
Come work at VF LAW a growing lawfirm in our industry in the West Chicago area. We are looking to hire an experienced Legal Secretary to help us keep growing. If you're hard-working and dedicated, VF LAW is an ideal place to get ahead. Apply today!

Responsibilities
  • Draft and proofread legal documents
  • Accurately file documents with the court ahead of deadlines
  • Process third party and vendor invoices
  • Arrange travel arrangements for attorneys
  • File, organize, scan, copy and fax legal documents in a timely manner
  • Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
  • Schedule court depositions, hearings, and other meetings
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders
Qualifications
  • 3+ years' experience as a paralegal or legal secretary
  • Familiarity with legal documents and terminology
  • Working knowledge of litigation management software systems
  • Ability to type with a speed of at least 50 wpm with high accuracy
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Family Law Software and MyCase.com
  • Able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Able to work as a team with attorneys and other colleagues
  • Demonstrate a courteous and professional demeanor
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Polished appearance
  • Family law and or Real Estate experience is required
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