Legal Secretary

Robert Half

Job Description

Ref ID: 01300-0011973917

Classification: Legal Secretary

Compensation: $55000.00 to $75000.00 yearly

Robert Half Legal is seeking a Litigation/Transactional Legal Secretary to join a Chicago-based law firm with a national practice in downtown. The secretary will support attorneys with legal and administrative tasks, which include transactional work, document management, document filing/recording, scheduling, and other special projects. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, collaborative, and adaptable. The salary is budgeted to 75k with benefits, paid OT, and WFH flexibility. Responsibilities include:

  • Prepares, edits and formats legal documents, including closing documents, signature pages and binders
  • Prepares legal documents and correspondence from draft
  • Prepare and submit document for recordings in various counties
  • E-Filing court documents
  • Manages attorneys’ calendars, coordinates remote and in-person meetings, reserves conference rooms, light docketing, and other scheduling
  • Enters attorney time in billing system
  • Prepares forms for expense reports, check requests, etc.

Job Requirements

  • Requires high school diploma or GED and at least 5 years transactional legal experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Requires strong multitasking skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe
  • Experience with document management software
  • A professional demeanor, with excellent communication skills - written and verbal • Knowledge of e-filing and Illinois court procedures (federal and state) a plus

For immediate consideration, please email a copy of your resume to jeremy.dinkin@roberthalf legal com

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