Litigation Paralegal
Disparti Law Group, PA
Chicago, IL US
Posted ago
Disparti Law Group, PA

Disparti Law Group, and the Personal Injury and Disability attorneys that make up the Firm, know how to win! With more than $1 billion in recoveries, our team is recognized as one of the most successful Law Firms in the greater Chicagoland and Tampa areas.

Known for our outstanding customer service and unbeatable results, the Disparti Law Firm has been named One of the Most Influential Law Firms in America by The Trial Lawyer Magazine. 

Utilizing diverse talents and a deep-seated drive to succeed, Disparti Law Group consistently delivers on our greatest commitment—achieving the absolute best results for our clients. Bring your knowledge, creativity, confidence, and passion to our Personal Injury team and help us deliver the best results to our clients!

The Litigation Paralegal is responsible for assisting attorneys with arbitration and litigation cases. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience assisting supporting 1 to 2 litigation attorneys, prior experience with e-filing, answering and issuing discovery requests, issuing subpoenas and summons, and assisting attorneys in arbitration proceedings.

The pay for this role is $50,000 per year. This is a full-time, salary, exempt position located in our downtown Chicago office. This role may potentially be able to work a hybrid work schedule (some days in the office, some days from home) after 90 days of employment if the Firm is still offering the option to its employees.

Responsibilities

  • E-Filing pleadings, motions, and other documents.
  • Answering and issuing discovery requests.
  • Client communication, including gathering documents and information for discovery compliance and speaking with clients regarding general case progress/status and client treatment status.
  • Issuing subpoenas, summons, etc. as needed during litigation, from the time a lawsuit is filed through trial.Scheduling discovery and evidence depositions.
  • Coordinating court reporting and videographer services.
  • Assist attorneys with arbitration proceedings, including drafting arbitration submissions and scheduling sworn statements. Requesting medical records and bills, as well as confirming lien amounts. Docketing court orders, dates, etc.
  • Keeping files updated and organized.
  • Meeting deadlines.
  • Sending legal documents to other personnel in a timely manner (i.e. the date attested to on the subject document).

Qualifications

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  • Prior experience supporting 1 to 2 litigation attorneys.
  • Prior experience within Cook County Law Division, 1st Municipal Division, collar counties, and Federal Court.
  • Prior experience e-filing various documents.
  • Prior experience answering and issuing discovery requests, as well as issuing subpoenas and summons.
  • Prior experience assisting in arbitration proceedings.
  • Physically able to perform duties assigned at sufficient speed.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Able to work well with others.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Computer and database expertise.
  • Functional skills in reading and writing English.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Highly organized.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in several programs at more than one time.
  • High energy.
  • Mature ability to use judgment and be dependable.
  • Punctual and self-sufficient.

Responsibility of all staff:

  • Returning all voicemails within a 48-hour window (business days).
  • Responding to emails in a timely manner.
  • Working with all staff in a professional and kind manner.
  • Providing clients with a positive experience and maintaining a good, professional relationship with them at all times.
  • Corresponding with the front desk to ensure clients are responded to in a timely fashion.

Compensation
$50,000
About Disparti Law Group, PA

Disparti Law Group, PA and the Personal Injury and Disability attorneys that make up the Firm, know how to win! With more than $1 billion in recoveries, our team is recognized as one of the most successful Law Firms in the greater Chicagoland and Tampa areas.


Known for our outstanding customer service and unbeatable results, the Disparti Law Firm has been named One of the Most Influential Law Firms in America by The Trial Lawyer Magazine.


Utilizing diverse talents and a deep-seated drive to succeed, Disparti Law Group consistently delivers on our greatest commitment—achieving the absolute best results for our clients. Bring your knowledge, creativity, confidence, and passion to our Personal Injury team and help us deliver the best results to our clients!

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