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Legal Assistant

The Midtown Group Rock Island ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

One of our federal clients is looking for an outstanding legal support clerk to join their office on a long-term basis. This individual would be responsible for providing a wide range of administrative and legal support to an office consisting of approximately 5 attorneys and 4 paralegals. This is a long-term role that would last for at least a year with option years as well. Our client is actively reviewing resumes and will move forward with candidates ASAP!!

Duties:

  • serves as the office receptionist
  • processes a variety of legal documents which are relatively routine or straightforward in content and format
  • reviews investigative reports, transcript testimonies, interview reports, files and documents for a variety of criminal cases to become familiar with the issues, and identify pertinent material
  • logs and drafts subpoenas and correspondence
  • drafts routine court filings upon request; performs quality control on documents before filing with the court and any correspondence or outgoing materials
  • documents when subpoenas are returned
  • in some cases reads subpoenaed documents and identifies and summarizes portions that may be relevant to particular cases
  • establishes and maintains an effective system of compiling, indexing, and organizing pleadings and case information and its sources
  • assists in production of discovery by scanning, copying, uploading electronic data
  • preparing and creating CD, DVD, or whatever media is required for production
  • prepares for trial by producing, compiling, organizing, and indexing various evidentiary exhibits
  • marks and identifies trial exhibits and drafts a list of exhibits to be offered at trial
  • provides courtroom exhibit presentation assistance.

 

Candidates must have legal experience to be considered. Additionally, expertise with MS Office Suite and legal research experience is highly preferred.

The Midtown Group

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Rock Island, IL
USA