Providing Peace Of Mind

Paralegal North Barrington, Illinois

Responsible for administrative support for attorneys, including drafting legal documents, handling client inquiries, preparing all documentation in a precise manner and performing technical duties as needed on a daily basis. Find out why we were chosen as a 2022 + 2023 Best Place to Work!

Responsibilities:

  • Determine matters of top priority and handle them accordingly
  • Schedule meetings and arrange conference rooms
  • Order, assemble and prepare packages for certain client matters, track related expenses
  • Answer/screen/initiate phone calls and emails for attorney
  • Coordinate with clients, external counsel and other vendors to obtain and exchange information and documentation related to legal matters
  • Keeping the client updated on upcoming depositions, hearings or meetings
  • Assist with legal research, as needed
  • Execute attorney corrections to finalize documents
  • Good organizational skills are a must. Knowledge of estate planning, estate administration and probate proceedings is helpful
  • Gather information and documents, categorize and organize all hard copy and electronic trial documents, file opening packets and client files
  • Provide excellent customer service by promptly returning client phone calls daily and resolving client needs in a sensitive and efficient manner
  • Answer phones when needed for reception backup
  • Maintain office procedures
  • Maintain and update existing document production forms and systems
  • Maintain confidentiality and work independently
  • All other projects as assigned

Required Skills

Telephone/Meeting Etiquette; Oral And Written Communication Skills; Professionalism; Strong Working Knowledge Of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams; Legal Terminology; Interpersonal Skills; Organization, Planning, Proofreading and Grammatical Skills; Time Management; Familiarity With Office Equipment, Machines And Software Programs

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance