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Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Experience
2-3 yrs required

Location
Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Oct 10,2019

Valid Through
Jan 23,2020

Profile

Legal Assistant

The candidate will be responsible to effectively work and manage assigned files. Primarily this will include researching dispute files to find resolutions to quickly and accurately resolve issues and responding to answers with simple affirmative defenses, qualified written requests, and fair debt disputes. Working to ensure that client, Firm, and court deadlines are met and that there are no areas of back-log. Request, follow up, and updated the Firm’s billing system with fees on billable contested matters. Prepare, notice, and schedule miscellaneous motions, as assigned. All motions must be processed within Firm, client, and court timeframes and with high accuracy. Research of court dockets and internal case notes must be conducted to ensure notice is sent to all proper parties. All tools available must be utilized to ensure that Firm is receiving the next available date when scheduling motions. Court results must be provided to the client within 24-48 hours of each hearing, or sooner, if a client requirement. Assist attorney(s) as needed, including: contacting Judge’s chambers, contacting opposing counsel, requesting miscellaneous documents from both internal and external sources, helping organize for court, researching files, attend court with attorney(s) when requested to help with large calls, miscellaneous clerical tasks, etc. Stay abreast of all assigned files and provide regular updates to clients as needed; via client sites or email. Continuously monitor assigned attorneys’ workload and ensure that they remain current on their assignments, alerting management of delays as they are discovered. Ensure that client sites are monitored daily and there are no overdue messages/processes for assigned files/department. Work on projects, as directed by supervisor, manager, or assigned attorney. Familiarity with basic foreclosure laws and rules is essential.

Additional Information

Send resume and cover letter.

Company info

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
1 North Dearborn Street Suite 1300
Chicago
Illinois
United States 60602
Website : http://www.mccalla.com/

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