Practice Assistant


Salary:

DOE

Location:

Chicago, IL

Date Posted:

May 1, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

01300-9501888363

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Renowned law firm in downtown Chicago is seeking a Practice Assistant with 2+ years of experience. They are a global law firm with a diverse staff and practice areas. They are known for their commitment to excellence, and provide superior service to their clients as well as their employees. They offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.

Essential Job Functions:
The Chicago office is seeking a service-oriented practice assistant to support an assigned group of corporate attorneys and/or paralegals.? Administrative responsibilities include managing busy calendars, coordinating meetings and travel arrangements; interfacing with clients, Firm committees and departments, both on the telephone and in person; new business intake; answering phones, entering attorney time, managing expense reimbursements, and heavy printing.? Technical responsibilities include creating, revising and formatting legal documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Firm?s software (Office 2016, Adobe Acrobat DC and DMS); document comparison, transcription and proofreading.

If interested, please send your resume to [email protected]
Requirements
This position requires the ability to adapt to challenging work styles with poise, tact and diplomacy, and a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential matters. They must be extremely detail-oriented, able to manage competing priorities and deadlines, and anticipate the needs of the assignment and respond accordingly.? A self-starter with strong critical thinking skills and a flexible schedule are a must.
Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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