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Law Clerk/Legal Assistant

Krauskopf Kauffman, P.C. Chicago, IL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $25,000 to $35,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Boutique, general practice law firm seeks energetic, detail oriented, office assistant/law clerk with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in a small law firm. Litigation experience is required. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, possesses exceptional organizational and time management skills, and can assume a high level of responsibility, while interacting professionally and effectively with clients, attorneys, and staff.

This position will provide direct support to multiple attorneys (both litigation and corporate), as well as work in conjunction with the administrative team. We expect this position to be filled by someone interested in filling multiple, simultaneous, roles who is ready, willing, and able to assist any member of the team with any tasks required to get the project done. No task is too big or too small.

For example, this position will be responsible for:

(1) Office assistant tasks such as maintaining the firm calendar/docket, processing mail, answering phones, preparing court filings, scheduling court hearings, corresponding with opposing counsel and court clerks, preparing and delivering courtesy copies (electronically or in-person), e-filing, uploading filed documents, drafting correspondence, formatting documents, scheduling depositions, copying/scanning/faxing, maintaining open and closed case files (both physical and electronic), filing, and deliveries; and,

(2) Assisting office manager with administrative tasks such as assisting with time entry, billing, and ordering office supplies.

We are looking for someone who is technology oriented and proficient in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of other legal technology platforms a bonus.

This position will be largely in-person in our River North office

If you are interested in a "work hard, play hard" environment with a group of fun and laid-back professionals, then please send us your resume, cover letter, professional references, and salary requirements.

This position will be paid hourly for an initial 90-day trial period. Salary and possible benefits after successful 90-day review commensurate with experience and job performance.

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