Legal Secretary
Reidy Law Office LLC
Orland Park, IL US
Posted ago
Reidy Law Office LLC

We are looking for an experienced legal assistant who can help the busy attorneys and paralegals at our law office assist our clients. You’ll be responsible for managing office correspondence, including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and ensuring our legal team is aware of upcoming deadlines. You’ll also assist with preparing legal documents and contracts, and perform any other tasks as needed to ensure our firm is operating efficiently. If you work well in a fast-paced environment and consistently deliver a high-quality work product, reach out to us today!

Responsibilities
  • Work with attorneys and paralegals to create various legal documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents when requested
  • Be willing to take on any other necessary administrative tasks to help the firm run smoothly
  • Make travel arrangements, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • Conduct legal research, when necessary, with guidance from attorneys and paralegals
  • Manage office correspondence and administrative tasks such as answering phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, responding to emails, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines
Qualifications
  • Some knowledge of legal software, case management, and docketing programs
  • Applicants must be able to type 50 words per minute or faster
  • Associate’s degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
  • 1-2 years of prior experience in a law firm environment as a secretary or administrative assistant
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks with demanding deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills and communication skills
Compensation
$14 - $16 hourly
About Reidy Law Office LLC

We help people through divorce with dignity. Since starting in 2015, we have grown rapidly every year and plan to continue growing so we are looking for the right people to join our tribe.

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