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Robert Half Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois

Description A stand out law firm has an immediate opening for a highly skilled and visionary Paralegal. If you are a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multitask, with a real passion for the legal industry, this may be the position for you. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your Paralegal career. A long-term contract / temporary employment opportunity, this Paralegal role will be located in the Chicago, Illinois area.

Key responsibilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and organize a substantial amount of work

  • Thorough investigation and analysis of complex legal documents

  • Assist attorney with a variety of case tasks

  • Data base management of all relevant documents Requirements - 3+ years of relevant experience

  • General familiarity with Depositions

  • Civil litigation experience desired

  • Federal court experience

  • Client Intake experience highly preferred

  • Adeptness in trial preparation

  • Personal Injury Litigation experience required

  • Demonstrated knowledge of deposition summary

  • Practical knowledge of Pre-trials

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Office Suites

  • e-Filing experience preferred

  • Customer service oriented communication skills that allow for pleasant and beneficial interactions with all customers

  • Confidence in taking ownership of projects, writing and negotiating, planning and organizing

  • Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets highly desired

  • Attention to detail and accuracy, and discretion

An excellent chance to foster client relationships and build case management skills, and to provide support to staff through training. Additionally, the organization is willing to provide you with competitive compensation. Advance your paralegal career by contacting us today!

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Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

© 2024 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (https:///www.roberthalf.com/us/en/terms) .

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