Legal Assistant

$80,000 - $90,000 yearly
Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 141131
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
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We're seeking an experienced Legal Assistant with strong litigation, technical and administrative skills to join our client’s Chicago office. You'll support attorneys in their Litigation practice group by managing case information, electronically filing documents in federal and state courts, overseeing case progression, creating electronic files and preparing complex legal documents.

Legal Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and e-file court documents (discovery requests, pleadings, motions) in federal, state and appellate courts
  • Draft and proofread correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents
  • Maintain calendar and deadline systems for attorneys
  • Manage client files, including opening new files and organizing electronic storage
  • Interact with clients, maintain confidentiality and make appointments and travel arrangements
  • Enter attorney time for billing purposes and assist with daily administrative tasks in a fast-paced team environment
  • Respond promptly to messages and requests

Legal Assistant Requirements:
  • 5+ years of civil litigation experience in a law firm; labor and employment experience is a plus
  • Strong transcription and proofreading skills (minimum 70 wpm)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and knowledge of court systems and CM/ECF filing
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, attention to detail and interpersonal communication abilities

Legal Assistant Benefits:
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays including Juneteenth
  • Group Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Teladoc coverage
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with match and Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Join our client and work in a cooperative, fast-paced environment where your skills will be valued and your contributions recognized. Apply now!

Thank you,

Allison Sachnoff
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.